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VMware Senior/Staff Backend Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Oregon

Business Summary:

VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. VMware offers cutting-edge cloud infrastructure and security services to companies of all shapes and sizes. Our world is all about technology, and that world is growing because the imagination, ingenuity and talent of our teams knows no bounds. We believe that creativity sparks innovation and inspires our employees to think of VMware differently and change the world around them.

SecureState is a group inside of VMware. We are a hard-working diverse group building SaaS products to deliver the future of cloud security and governance. We live and breathe distributed systems, horizontally scaled microservice architectures, graph data models, security-focused data analytics and data science, cloud services, and high availability designs all with integrated instrumentation and logging. We are seeking capable problem solvers and critical thinkers with growth mindsets to join our team. While we have a high bar for quality and performance, we also expect our work to be balanced, fun and fulfilling.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

We're looking to add a capable senior backend system engineer to our team. You will make expert decisions on pivotal technical choices, based on operational requirements, constraints of our current product and product roadmap. Subsequently you must be able to design, create, mature and deploy services into a public cloud and Kubernetes-based SaaS. Your work will involve both horizontal scale and data ingestion and storage challenges. This position presents a long-term opportunity to lead the team dedicated to this ongoing statement of work.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of various data storage systems

  • Expert knowledge of distributed systems

  • Ability to compare and contrast various database semantics

  • Understanding of query complexity and cost

  • Experience with horizontal scale of data services

  • Experience writing code to interface with databases

  • Deployment and operational experience with public cloud services

  • Experience adding logging, metrics, monitoring, and tracing to microservices

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Golang

  • Exposure to container technologies - container orchestrators (Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker Swarm Mode) is a plus

  • Experience with Cloud based services, Microservices a Cloud Computing class or similar experience

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 SecureState team,

We need a staff engineer who can lead one of our feature teams. You will provide coding, performance, and architectural guidance, mentorship, and reviews to a team of very strong backend engineers. You will be working closely with other software architects, mentoring other engineers and product managers as you design and implement these novel features to deliver customer value.

As a key member of SecureState team,

You will be part of design and code reviews, collaborating with the greater engineering team to set and maintain a high technical standard.

You will participate in bi-weekly sprints in our agile process and work on features that fit the agile timeline. You will also participate in demos!

You will participate in the learning culture at SecureState and attend and even give tech talks. You will also likely get to participate in hack-a-thons to showcase your creativity.

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-01-12

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. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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