Supervisor R&D, Skyline

    • Sofia, Bulgaria

Job Description

Skyline team is part of VMware's Cloud Management Business Unit (CMBU). It is one of VMware's largest SaaS services designed to help customer's become more proactive and helping them stay out of harms way. Skyline uses large scale data collection, a sophisticated rules engine, and advanced data pipelines to drive towards this goal. Our software includes on-premise data collection along with a backend data services layer, built using a combination of Java and Python and designed to be highly modular with non-disruptive updates.

The Skyline organization is seeking a, highly motivated, manager to lead an existing engineering team in Sofia, Bulgaria. As a manager, you will lead a team of highly motivated engineers working on both the Data Collection and Data Processing components. You are someone who has track record of delivering quality software products. Excellent interpersonal skills are a requirement, but will also need experience effectively using tools such as GitLab and CI/CD systems. You should also have experience with agile software development techniques and test driven development. You will be highly technical, detail oriented with focus on implementation excellence.

Required Skills:
• Hands on experience with Docker and Kubernetes
• Ability to work in a with remote teams and help drive agreement and decisions
• BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical fields and 5+ years of related experience in the software industry
• 2+ years of experience leading a high-performing software engineering team through multiple releases
• Knowledge of multiple software lifecycle methodologies including Agile and Waterfall
• A deep understanding of distributed systems as it relates to customer facing applications in the cloud. Understanding of microservice architectures and REST services.
• Java EE development experience with k8s.
• Understanding of CI/CD methodologies and how they work.
• Excellent leadership, people management, communication and documentation skills
• Ability to discuss and provide architectural and technical mentorship to a team of highly skilled engineers

Highly Desirable Skills:
• Experience in delivering SaaS solutions and Cloud based services
• Knowledge of performance analysis and distributed systems
• Experience with Continuous Integration processes

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