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VMware Software Engineer -- Tanzu Mission Control - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

Tanzu Mission Control is a new cloud service that is part of the VMware Tanzu Portfolio. Mission Control is designed to give customers a single pane of glass for all their Kubernetes clusters needs so they can monitor, verify, apply policy, back-up and restore with ease. Tanzu Mission Control is a foundational part of our Build, Run, Manage, vision and will have a large impact within the VMware family of products.

We are looking for an engineer to help build, expand, and maintain services that enable customers to onboard smoothly and to scale Tanzu Mission Control to meet the ever-growing needs of our customers.

What is primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?

We need someone who can collaborate with other engineers within and across the team as well as product management to innovate core technology that will change the way we onboard customer and scale various aspects of Tanzu Mission Control.

You will be working with the team to design and implement new feature to improve the customer onboarding experience. You will also work on services and tools that enable other teams to accelerate their development and allow them to easily scale their services.

Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

  • Deliver Quality: We expect that you provide sufficient automated testing for the functionality you are delivering.

  • Participate in System Design: We expect you to take an active role in design reviews of feature and functionality that is related to your area of work. We do not to expect you to lead the design instead we expect you to actively seek clarification and try to understand the impact the design will have on your work.

  • Collaborate: We expect you to actively work with other engineers on the team and other teams that require your help or are users of the functionality you own.

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

As part of the Tanzu Mission Control team, you will:

  • Most of your time will be spent writing well tested code using GO.

  • You will ensure that your code changes reach production.

  • When delivering functionality, we love to see a demo of your accomplishment.

  • Collaborate in-person and through Slack with other developers to move your code changes through code review into production.

  • Collaborate in-person and through Slack with other developers by reviewing their code changes to gain a better understanding of our team’s code base.

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 Tim Hinderliter, Senior Engineering Manager. His expertise includes delivering a wide range of products and services, open source projects at VMware, and numerous infrastructure and networking products at successful startups. Tim's leadership style provides his people the opportunity to demonstrate ownership of their areas, while helping them refine their plans to better connect to customer needs and other parts of the larger business. Tim strongly believes in a "growth mindset", and encourages his team to experiment and learn.

Tim currently leads a team which consists of 6 engineers that own a variety of responsibilities ranging from onboarding and billing customers to enabling authentication for both users and clusters within TMC.

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 .

  • 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


Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-04-29

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