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VMware REMOTE- Site Reliability Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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

You love working on state-of-the-art technology in a distributed and high performing team, and you want to help build an ambitious SaaS solution (Tanzu Mission Control) for operating and managing Kubernetes at scale. You are passionate about improving the resiliency, reliability, and performance of services. Tanzu Mission Control allows you to build, manage, and operate a self-service Kubernetes platform that can run anywhere. You will be working as a collaborative partner in a diverse environment whose teams care about the products they are creating, how they create them, and the quality of the result. You will be learning and growing your career at the company that values and invests in its employees

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

We need someone who can design, build, analyze, and improve distributed systems. You will maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency, and overall system health as part of an on-call rotation. You will manage hosted services and recognize the challenges, complexities and trade-offs to be made when building and deploying new systems to production

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

Collaborate with geographically dispersed teams on building and maintaining globally distributed architectures on popular cloud providers using terraform and related tooling

Contribute to Tanzu Mission Control’s increased reliability while maintaining support for product driven initiatives

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

  • Collaborate on a team to build, review, and help design high quality code and infrastructure using golang and terraform

  • Be responsible for maintaining Kubernetes resources in production and development environments.

  • Participate in 14/7 on-call rotation being part of geographically distributed teams

  • Develop automation for the deployment, monitoring, and observability of services.

  • Collaborating with other geographically distributed engineering teams

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

The hiring manager for this role is Kam Kyrala, Manager, Site Reliability Engineering for Tanzu Mission Control. His expertise has been built from years as a front-line engineer, technical lead, and for the last six years, managing Site Reliability Engineering teams.

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 position is eligible for TanzuChallenge referral campaign

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Site Reliability

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Remote: No

Posted Date: 2020-11-03

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