VMware Android Software Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts
The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
The world is in the midst of a transformation. Enterprises across the globe are turning to
software to change the way business is done. Today, in this device and application
driven world, companies are laser-focused on empowering teams by tailoring their
businesses to their employees’ digital behaviors. This is where we lead the way. In VMware End User Computing (EUC), we run the world’s largest Digital Workspace
Platform - Workspace ONE. We build solutions that customize, simplify, and automate
the employees’ digital experience at work to help them achieve more. Workspace ONE
provides every employee with the agility of being connected to the business from any
device, on any Cloud, at any time. At the core of our business is our end-users; and
everything we do is motivated around them and their experience.
Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12
months you will work toward completing?
Within 60 days, develop a solid understanding of the Digital Workspace Platform -
Workspace ONE. This would be demonstrated by your understanding of the full
infrastructure and automation stack, helping maintain and improve our automated test
suite and CI pipeline and playing an active role in debugging and addressing critical
Within 180 days, you will drive projects for the team and enable other engineers in
Engineering best practices. This would be demonstrated by leading and driving the
OKRs for the team and with other engineers in the other teams within the End User
By 12 months, work closely with leadership to define target dates and create roadmaps
on how to accomplish several development related initiatives. This would be
demonstrated by defining the vision for some of our key deliverables
What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or
skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
You will take ownership of product quality, user experience, and security - every member of
the team is responsible for delivering a best-in-class product that users love.
Design, build, and test product features and components, while working with our security and
UX teams to ensure that Workspace ONE apps are both secure and delightful to use.
You will help maintain and improve our automated test suite and CI pipeline.
You will participate in code reviews and design reviews for building a robust and scalable
product that does not require rework.
Play an active role in debugging and addressing critical product issues. Our product is critical
to our customers, and every developer will cooperate with our support team to make sure our
customer needs are met.
In this role, you will be involved in coordinating work across teams, architects and other
business units. This involves UI/UX, Security and Architecture teams. You will establish
networks outside own area of expertise.
You will be actively mentoring team members and play an active role in addressing or helping
the team with critical issues/escalation.
You will proactively work on identifying issues and exercise judgment in selecting methods,
techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Perform analysis of complex tasks or
situations that required in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Personal growth is important to our team. We want our team to be constantly learning and
staying up to date with the latest technologies, libraries, and frameworks. You will receive
educational budget and time to continue to get better at your craft.
Generate technical innovation ideas. Champion the culture of creativity and excellence
through technical innovations and attention to quality and integrity.
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 Punit Nagar, Manager- Engineering. His experience is
quite varied in VMware’s End User Computing BU and most recently includes building
and leading the strategic flagship enterprise mobility platform which is used by more
than 10 million users. Punit has been a veteran on Android platform working on the
security, scalability and UX side of it for the past 12 years. The core team is currently
made up of 21 engineers and continues to grow! The team has varied backgrounds and
are spread out across the US (Atlanta), Bulgaria(Sofia) and India(BLR). The team works
with other Services and Engineering groups on cross team projects and across
geographies & time zones. The team works flexible hours, arranging schedules to fit
their needs and taking consideration for calls with global colleagues, primarily in India.
Where is this role located?
Remote: This role is fully remote, allowing you the flexibility to work from the location
you feel most productive and comfortable. You will be expected to live within 0-4 time
zones of the primary location. This role may require occasional travel within the United
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,
training, course work, etc.)·Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes
This job may require the candidate to comply with travel restrictions and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry. Further, depending on various factors, including legal challenges to the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, VMware may require employees to be fully vaccinated effective January 18, 2022.
Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2022-01-14
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