Senior Cloud Architect

    • Salinas, CA



Job Description
Our Company
Join the leader in cloud software as we drive the next wave of cloud innovation. VMware (NYSE: VMW) is the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, two areas that consistently rank as top priorities among CIOs. We are consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in the industry, our campus spans a 100+ acre site in the heart of Silicon Valley - Palo Alto, CA.
Business Summary
At VMware Engineering Services (VES), we enable our engineering colleagues to deliver world-class software products and services. We provide a center-of-excellence that spans across our public and private cloud services. We do this by working closely with our colleagues across the organization, crafting, constructing and operating "core building-block" services, building community and curating libraries of knowledge and best-practices.
Job Role and Responsibility
· You will work across the R&D organization to help our Cloud Delivered Service teams create well architected cloud native solutions based on major public cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
· You will be a key contributor to the Cloud Core Governance Council, the body that proposes, reviews and adopts governance standards across VMware.
· You will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective implementation of many of the governance standards adopted by the council
· You will participate in production-readiness reviews of Cloud Delivered services.
· You will help disseminate knowledge through blogs, tech-talks and best-practices documentation.
· You will develop prototypes, reference frameworks, designs and reference implementations that demonstrate best practices in action.
Required Skills
· You will have a professional level certification with one or more leading public cloud vendors, preferably Amazon Web Services (AWS).
· You will understand DevOps and can build a deployment pipeline utilizing common CI/CD tools.
· You will be very comfortable working with containers and Kubernetes.
· You will be passionate for elegant and efficient products and solutions.
· You will be an excellent communicator, both written and oral.
· You will be comfortable presenting in front of large and influential audiences
· Demonstrable coding skills and experience in at least one programming language.
· 5+ years of experience working in a related discipline IT solutions architecture, application migration, cloud architecture consulting.
Preferred Skills
· Experience building and working with HTTP REST interfaces.
· Experience organizing or contributing to open source projects
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, HIV status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status including pregnancy, 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 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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