VMware Senior R&D Manager, VMware Kubernetes Engine in Bellevue, Washington

Business Summary: Cloud Native Apps | VMware Kubernetes Engine

VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. With revenues of $7 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. With 22,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are a passionate, innovative and driven group inspired to make a difference in the industry and our communities.

The Cloud Native Applications team is one of the leading innovation groups at VMware. Building and delivering cloud-native solutions for private, hybrid and public cloud, this VMware team brings extensive expertise for container networking, security, storage, operations and monitoring to our enterprise and service provider solutions. VMware Kubernetes Engine (VKE) is an enterprise-grade Kubernetes-as-a-Service cloud service that provides an easy to use, “secure by default”, and cost-effective Kubernetes runtime. VKE runs natively on AWS today in several regions, and will be expanded to additional clouds in the future.

For more information view the following links:

VKE Product Information at https://cloud.vmware.com/vmware-kubernetes-engine

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Job Role and Responsibility:

This manager will lead a group of engineers focused on Kubernetes networking and connectivity. This team ensures that end-to-end networking in our Kubernetes clusters just works: it is easy for customers to manage, secure, and cost-effective. It includes not only core networking for VMs and containers, but also the complete end-to-end user networking experience including service meshes, integration with external services, and related tooling such as monitoring and tracing. The ideal candidate must have a proven software development background with experience in the successful delivery of cloud services. The candidate must be highly technical and have project management expertise.

  • Contribute to architecture and technical design of a high-quality cloud service.

  • Lead engineering execution through all phases of our agile service development lifecycle.

  • Recruit, evaluate, mentor and organize a team of engineers to accomplish specific goals in support of business objectives.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in managing and leading a team of software engineers.

  • Practical experience developing and running a service in a public cloud.

  • Understanding of distributed computing systems.

  • Experience with Kubernetes and familiarity with microservice architectures.

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent presentation, interaction and communication skills along with the ability to collaborate effectively between teams. Should be comfortable presenting to other managers, architects, stakeholders, and customers.

  • 8+ years of industry experience.

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.

This position is eligible for the JoinCNA at https://source.vmware.com/hr/Pages/Employee-Referral-JoinCNA.aspx referralcampaign.

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