VMware Director, Engineering - Developer Growth (Modern Applications Platform Business Unit) in Boston, Massachusetts
The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
You will be a part of VMware's Modern Application Platform Business Unit (MAPBU) working on the VMware Tanzu Portfolio at http://https://tanzu.vmware.com/tanzu .
You have an analytical mind and a passion for the craft of software engineering, and you love solving problems and learning new things.
You enjoy coaching and leading teams and helping enable individuals to be successful.
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.
What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?
As a developer you know how frustrating it can be to spend months developing something only to wait weeks to see it land in production. You are keen to help visualize the hurdles that block an application getting to production through new development, partner tool integration all with the goal of speeding up this path to production in a customer complaint process. In addition to visualizing the path to production, you are keen to help support developers getting up and running quickly and enabling them with a starter pack of libraries and templates for easy deployments on Kubernetes.
Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?
You can communicate and collaborate with product and design in your development and you are constructive in sharing your opinions
You track and oversee the architecture and quality of deliverables from the two engineering teams
There is shared context on the teams on the architecture of the roadmap 3 and 6 months out.
Your programs are healthy as determined by key metrics of engagement, retention, work/life balance, delivery that you helped put in place
What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
As a leader in Engineering, you will:
Manage headcount, budget, hiring, on-boarding
Build and enabe two programs to sustainably deliver high quality solutions
Coach managers and help to sustainably grow the teams and individuals on your program.
Lead and orient a team of 20+ engineers and managers towards delivering against program objectives.
Work at a program level with product leads, technical leads, designers, and people managers in figuring out what to work on next and how to prepare for future work.
Bring clarity where there is uncertainty, managing risk and continuously delivering value.
Defining experiments, measuring success metrics and using data to inform decisions.
What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?
The hiring manager for this role is Catherine McGarvey, VP of Engineering. Catherine has worked for the Modern Application Platform Business Unit (MAPBU) at VMware since December 2019. Prior to MAPBU, Catherine was VP of Software Engineering for Pivotal in New York. She joined Pivotal in 2011. Catherine currently leads Engineering for the Developer and App Platform Pillar, partnering with Graham Siener and Ryan Morgan. Catherine supports 250 engineers spread across 20 programs.
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 www.benefits.vmware.com .
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
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.)
Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our pantries
This position is eligible for JoinTeamTanzu referral campaign
Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Product Dev Management
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-09-12
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