VMware Carbon Black

Site Reliability Engineer (Kubernetes Administration)

3+ months agoLos Angeles, CA

Job Description

We are world-class, highly technical & dynamic team of engineers that delivers wide portfolio of VMware's internal services, multiple hyper-converged, cloud environments and humongous, heterogeneous infrastructure. The SRE's (Site Reliability Engineers) ensure that our services meet the needs of our customers with the desired levels of reliability, performance and availability by developing continuous improvements, tools and automations. We are hiring additional SRE's to our global and distributed (work from anywhere) Engineering Services team

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain high levels of service availability as defined by service SLO/SLAs. This includes minimizing/reducing MTTA, MTTR, and overall number of service incidents.
  • Identify tasks, workflows, and other processes that would benefit from automation and reliably automate those processes. Whenever appropriate, tenant workflows should be self-service to the tenant.
  • Develop automation to execute run books and other remediations needed to support self-healing Cloud platform and infrastructure.
  • Ensure that services and underlying systems are properly monitored and have adequate observability. This includes identifying and monitoring proper KPIs to ensure service health, minimizing MTTA and MTTR.
  • Ensure that any changes to the services and underlying system are well understood, including dependent services, and appropriately tested.
  • Learn all the different components within the Calatrava architecture, how those components work, how to diagnose and troubleshoot to quickly isolate and determine the root cause of a problem to the appropriate component.
  • Learn how to install, configure, deploy, update, and patch each of the components of the Kubernetes infrastructure on vSphere

  • General programming knowledge - object and functional oriented principles, data structures, algorithms, design patterns, memory management, etc.
  • Proficiency with at least one of the following high-level programming languages (Python, Java, Go)
  • Proficient at scripting with PowerCLI/Bash
  • Proficient in Linux/Unix based systems
  • Understanding in network basics - TCP/IP concepts, common protocols like DHCP and DNS, intermediate routing & switching
  • Understanding of virtualization & HCI concepts.
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Ansible, Terraform or Salt
  • Proficiency with K8S in preferred, but not a necessity ( willing to teach the right candidate
  • Systematic problem-solving approach

Additional desired experience:
  • Experience with vSphere with Tanzu
  • Experience with containers and container orchestrators - Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos
  • Knowledge in CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge and understanding of enterprise IT processes and ITI

VMware offers:
  • Attractive compensation package - competitive salary, flexible bonus scheme, company sponsored mobile phone plan and additional long-term incentive
  • Individual career path - management and technical career growth, enhanced by learning and development program, regular performance assessment, teams of worldwide IT professionals
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical program, food and beverage program, sport activities, open communication

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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