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VMware Software Engineer - Tanzu Mission Control - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts

Why might you be interested in this new opportunity?

Are you passionate about working on the fastest-growing Kubernetes technology on a collaborative and high performing team? Are you ready to help VMware build a new cloud service that enables the policy and identity/access management of fleets of Kubernetes clusters in any cloud? VMware's Modern Application Platform Business Unit is looking for a passionate engineer to deliver VMware's strategic offering, VMware Tanzu Mission Control.

Tanzu Mission control (TMC) is a new cloud service (SaaS) that is part of the VMware Tanzu Portfolio. Mission Control gives customers a single pane of glass for all their Kubernetes clusters needs so they can monitor, verify, apply policy, back-up, and restore with ease. You can learn more at .

Using TMC, the customers can tighten the security and reliability of Kubernetes clusters by defining various policies like identity and access management (IAM), security and resource quota policies. The TMC Policy team is responsible for building the infrastructure to support these policy management across a fleet of clusters.

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

TMC Policy team needs someone who can collaborate with product management and engineering teams to design, develop, test, release, and operate cloud services that solve policy management challenges across a fleet of Kubernetes clusters.

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

  • You will work with technical leads to design, develop, test, and maintain new product features and enhancing existing features related policy management in Tanzu Mission Control.

  • You will possess a working knowledge of Kubernetes technology and TMC architecture.

  • Solid understanding of Kubernetes RBAC, KubernetesPolicies,the Open Policy Agent (OPA)andthe OPA Gatekeeper.

  • You will work with technical leads, program management, user experience engineers, test engineers, and site reliability engineers to improve the product.

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

As part of the Policy and Resource Manager Team, you will:

  • Design and developing high-quality policy management and resource management features using Go as your programing language.

  • You will be developing/enhancing microservices using cloud-native technologies like Kubernetes,gRPC, REST,Postgress, OPA, Gatekeeper, Containers, etc.

  • You will write automated tests using go language to verify the correctness of features/enhancements you make.

  • You will take on-call responsibilities, get to triage, troubleshoot, and mitigate production issues.

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 Suresh Chellappan, Senior Engineering Manager. Suresh has been at VMware for over 6 years, where he has been closely aligned with identity, distributed systems, and Kubernetes. Before VMware, Suresh was at Microsoft, was part of windows file systems and outlook.

Suresh currently leads the Policy and Resource manager team, which consists of 11 engineers distributed across US. The Policy and Resource manager team delivers many of TMC's core features, including Access Management and Kubernetes Policy Management.

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 .

  • 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.)

  • Healthy and local-inspired snacks in all our pantries

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-07-06

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