Job title: Staff Engineer – P5 – C++
Job description: You share a passion for crafting software that has a significant impact for the world and future of software infrastructure. You love solving problems and learning new things and are looking for a company that helps enable those ideas.You are looking for an opportunity to work for a company whose software is utilized by every Fortune 500 company and significantly impacts every industry. You want to be a part of a collaborative environment whose teams care about the product they are creating, how they create it, and the impact it has on customers’ business objectives. VMware is the leading player in on-premises and cloud infrastructure. VMware’s Cloud Infrastructure Business Group (CIBG) is focused on enabling a Multi-Cloud, Multi-Device World where seamless delivery of cloud services to end customers across a global network of homogeneous clouds and heterogeneous endpoints is a reality. As a part of CIBG, the App/VM Content and Provisioning team is focused on enabling vCenter as the best application management platform for any application, VM-based, Container-based or otherwise. App-Centric computing is at the heart of the ‘Any App, Any Cloud, Any Device’ mission. As a technical lead in VM Provisioning Engineering team, you’ll be part of a motivated and bright team with a culture of open communication, trust, innovation, teamwork and customer success. At VMware, you will be challenged to create innovative solutions for our customers by solving complex problems in a team-focused environment. If you are driven to imagine, define and deliver what’s next for the industry and your career while unlocking your full potential, come to VMware. You will have the opportunity to grow in our flexible and dynamic environment, challenge your thinking, and influence the future of technology. Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing As a technical lead in the VM provisioning team, you will be expected to drive innovation and take the product to the next level: During your first two months on the job, you will work on understanding the product architecture, existing product development tools and release process. You are expected to gain knowledge in the domain and the technology your team is already using. Participating in the team’s scope and architectural discussions and work with your peers Ensureproject clarity with all stakeholders and team members. Designand Develop roadmap items on schedule with high quality. Playan active hands-on role across the entire software development life cycle Collaboratein large-scale distributed systems design discussions. Employtest driven development practices as part of the development process. Responsible not just for developing but deploying, maintaining and supporting the core components. The Work: What type of work will you be doing What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis Roles & Responsibilities Work with Product and R&D management to analyze requirements and define technical solutions, write functional and design specifications Contribute to develop and build a scalable and highly available SaaS solution You will implement and improve processes around DevOps, Agile, and CI/CD Debugging issues reported and coming up with fixes for problems found Collaborate with project team members and cross-functional product teams You will be responsive to customer and product asks and escalations and help prioritize engineering work. You will be responsible for daily engineering activities such as stand-ups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, architectural reviews, customer support, release readiness. Overtime become subject matter expert in area of your work Design and implement features, triage, review and respond to incoming issues and pull requests, ensure high code quality and correctness through testing and factoring, and maintain documentation, release notes, etc. Collaborate in upstream and internal architecture planning and design meetings. Work in a distributed team across multiple geographical locations. Contribute to feature development and enhancements of applications delivered into vSphere/VC releases Championing a culture of high ownership, continuous improvement, and engineering excellence Required Qualifications/Skills BE/BTech/ME/MTech in Computer Science or similar fields, with more than 10 years development experience. 3+ years experience building scalable, fault tolerant infrastructure software or distributed systems Strong C++ programming skills. Familiarity with Go/Java or python a plus Good knowledge of Virtualization concepts Good working knowledge of building micro-services for SaaS platform Good understanding of core computer science fundamentals such as algorithms, data structures, operating systems, distributed systems, and multi-threaded programming Working knowledge of professional software engineering best practices (coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing) Team player with a positive attitude and ability to work with a distributed team Good understanding of SDLC and Agile methodologies Passionate about learning new technology The passion & ability to learn new things, while never being satisfied with the status quo. What is the leadership like for this role What is the structure and culture of the team like This position reports to the Senior Manager of engineering who manages the VM Provisioning, Content Library and Tagging teams. The team is distributed across the globe with US, India being the major development hubs. Most of the team works from Bangalore and the team consists of highly competent engineers at various levels and from diverse backgrounds. We recognise the value and power of diversity of thought and promote an inclusive culture of transparent collaboration and spirited debates as we all learn and grow together as one team. Provisioning team owns the core functions of VM instantiation and responsible for development and maintenance of VM operations, Snapshot, Clone, Reconfigure functionalities which are at the critical path of a virtual machine. Provisioning has a strong roadmap to support new types of workloads to virtualize hardware accelerators like network/GPU’s. Given the huge customer base of vSphere, provisioning plays a key role in supporting multiple customer requirements to improve the manageability experience through vCenter enhancements. You will initially be part an established team that has a wide range of core design, integration and support responsibilities, but the expectation is that you soon become an SME for one of the component and drive its roadmap with focus on scalable architecture and quality. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to do core engineering work and establish their footprint in the most consumed components of vCenter. Where is this role located Flexible: Flexible: The role is considered flexible and will be a mix of working from a local VMware office and remote depending on your preferences and the arrangements determined with your future manager. What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting . Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types Generous Time Off Programs 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community Rethink’s Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.) Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. 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Location: Bangalore, Karnataka
Job date: Sat, 27 May 2023 07:57:08 GMT
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