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VMware Director IT Engineering - SaaS Commerce - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Wichita, Kansas

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

VMware Commerce Engineering team is building an industry leading SaaS commerce platform at cloud scale. This platform must be scalable, highly available, and cater to current and future SaaS product go to market strategies. The incoming person will be responsible for leading the team of engineering managers, engineers, and product managers to build this world-class commerce services.

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

  • You can communicate and partner with product and program management teams

  • You track and oversee the architecture and quality of deliverables from your engineering teams

  • 10+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams

  • Experience in partnering with product and program management teams

  • 5+ years of people management experience, managing frontline managers and engineers

  • Experience with agile software methodologies.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.

  • Experience running and maintaining a large scale, 24x7 service-oriented production environment, preferably across multiple data centers.

  • Experience with CNCF projects such as Kubernetes, Pivotal, Prometheus, etc.

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the software life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, control management, build processes, testing, and operations

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

As a leader in Engineering,

  • You will partner with Product Managers, Engineering Managers, and architects from multiple global teams to deliver the next generation capabilities for the SaaS Commerce Platform

  • You will own one or more key business domains and ensure production readiness of the scalable business models for SaaS & Entitlement management life cycle

  • Manage headcount, budget, hiring, onboarding

  • Build and enable your team to build and deliver high quality products

  • Coach managers, senior engineers, and product managers

  • Lead a team of 25+ engineers and managers towards building and delivering the cloud commerce related capabilities

  • Act as the delivery lead at the program level interlocking with multiple engineering leads

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 a Sr. Director - IT. He leads innovation, solutioning and delivery for the one or more of Back office and/or corporate systems portfolio including end-to-end quality assurance and UAT functions. He believes in building a sense of trust amongst teammates which in turn helps bringing out individuals’ best skills and personalities. His team is made up of superstars who are efficient and keep challenging themselves by setting and meeting overarching goals.

Due to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will be required to have their final vaccination dose (e.g., second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of J&J) by January 4, 2022. Specifically, this means that all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 18th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Information Systems

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-11-19

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.

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