VMware Carbon Black

Staff/Sr/MTS- Golang/Python, Kubernetes on Edge development

3+ months agoBangalore, India

Job Description

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

Enterprises are running mission critical software in more places than ever before -- in their datacentre, hybrid cloud, public cloud, and at the edge. In order to catalyse Enterprise transformation through software, VMware envisions a world where Kubernetes is as available as a utility - like electricity - customers need to deploy a consistent Kubernetes grid across all their operational environments. Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) provides Enterprise organizations with a consistent, upstream compatible, Kubernetes substrate across SDDC, Public Cloud, and Edge environments that is ready for end-user workloads and ecosystem integrations.

VMware Tanzu team is looking for senior engineers to create the new Tanzu Edge team in our Bangalore office. Edge deployments of our Tanzu platform, with a focus on retail sites, is becoming a major focus of both VMware and the Tanzu product.

In this role, you will be collaborating with the larger Tanzu team to build, maintain, and release features in our Kubernetes product for Edge deployments.

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

As one of the early members of the Tanzu Edge team, you will put your technical, organizational, and interpersonal skills to work in launching this effort. You will set up the infrastructure, help build the local team, and perform the hands-on software development work for delivering Tanzu Edge solutions to our customers.

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

You enjoy researching and developing cutting edge cloud-native software focused on edge deployments, you participate in the open source community and you thrive in technically leading initiatives. You believe in agile software development methodologies, you take ownership of your code and believe in test driven development. You are passionate about understanding customer needs and give priority in delivering the highest quality code. You are a team player, you enjoy mentoring junior engineers and also a willing learner.

As a senior software developer, you will be expected to understand the customer requirements and various edge deployment scenarios, work on POCs(Proof of Concept), design and develop a comprehensive Tanzu Edge solution.

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

  • Understand non-datacentre deployments and design solutions to improve Kubernetes in these environments
  • Explore different ways of deploying and managing Kubernetes
  • Understand how VMware leverages the Kubernetes Cluster API for cluster deployment
  • Create internal test frameworks and validation to ensure that non-datacentre deployments work well
  • Reproduce and evaluate customer configurations in lab environments
  • Build instrumentation to measure and observe Kubernetes deployment processes
  • Collaborating with functional teams across VMware and with the Kubernetes community to improve Kubernetes for non-datacentre deployments
  • Test and explore new deployment topologies and design solutions to any problems that you find
  • Work with functional teams to improve TKG for edge use cases
  • Design and implement features, triage, review and respond to incoming issues and pull requests, ensure high code quality and correctness through testing and factoring, and maintain documentation, release notes, etc.
  • Participate in reviews, discussions in the slack, mailing lists and meetings.
  • Mentor, provide direction and guidance to junior engineers and new hires in the team.
  • Work in a distributed team across multiple geographical locations.
  • Contribute to upstream Kubernetes projects wherever necessary

What is leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

The hiring manager for this role is Sudheesh Sudhakaran, Director of Engineering. Sudheesh recently joined VMware with the mission to create the TKG engineering team in India. He spent more than 12 years with VMware in various engineering roles prior to becoming the Head of Engineering and India MD for OVHcloud last 3 years.

Kubernetes upstream team in India will work closely with the Tanzu global upstream team and the global K8s community.

Sudheesh will work with you to set the direction, provide guidance, and remove impediments. He will expect you to be autonomous, innovative, and passionate to achieve the team's mission.

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 www.benefits.vmware.com.

• 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 on-site pantries

This role is eligible for #TeamTanzu referral campaign

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.

This position is eligible for JoinTanzuIndia referral campaign

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.

Client-provided location(s): Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Job ID: carbon-R2018359

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