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VMware Software Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Wichita, Kansas

Software Engineer – Data platform

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

You have an analytical mind and a passion for the craft of software engineering, and you love solving problems and learning new things. Technologies come and go, but that excites you because of the endless possibilities it creates. You are looking for an opportunity to work for a company whose software is utilized by every Fortune 500 company and significantly impacts every industry. You want to be a part of a collaborative environment whose teams care about the product they are creating, how they create it, and the impact it has on customers’ business objectives.

You will be a part of a team that has a passion for making our customers successful, and a deep understanding of their needs.

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

Our data platform teams are responsible for the architecture, design, and implementation of features and functionality for the processing of the entirety of our customer’s cloud data. The CloudHealth platform manages data from multiple cloud providers in support of our 18,000+ customers. Our data platform teams are developing the capabilities that have allowed us to support the world’s largest cloud consumers and reach over $12 billion cloud spend under management annually.

This team is leveraging the latest technologies to build the features our customers use to understand the different facets of their cloud costs, operations, security, and governance. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment that moves at the speed of the cloud, and love solving problems at scale in a rapidly expanding 24/7 SaaS environment, this team is for you!

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

  • You will be expected to work towards a deep understanding of your team’s systems and services, as well as neighboring systems.

  • You will be expected to produce software designs that deliver theCloudHealthData Platformroadmap and vision.

  • You will develop APIs and functionality that will drive our data pipeline andallow our customers to have visibility into their cloud infrastructure (SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS). You will also deliver automated tests to ensure high quality releases.

  • You will be responsible for designing and delivering the supporting infrastructure functions to deliver your solutions at cloud-scale, including features such as usage tracking, throttling, monitoring and alerting.

  • You will be regularly evaluated on the quality of the product you create and the code you write to ensure continued advancement of your technical skills in an environment that looks to expand them.

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

As a new member of the Data Platform Perspectives Team, you will:

  • Collaborate with Product Management, Architects, and existing engineering teams to design, develop, and publish software supporting a highly available, fault-tolerant SaaS platform.

  • Produce software designs to support long-term maintainability and extensibility ofcode.

  • Develop and maintain software that delivers on the team’s objectives primarily in Java, Scala and Ruby.

  • Write technical design documents and hold reviews

  • Participate in all team scrum ceremonies

  • Work in multi-functional agile teams to regularly experiment, iterate, anddeliver onnew product objectives with end-to-end responsibility for your team's goals.

  • Participate in our on-call rotation, providing operational support to our platform

  • Produce high-quality and well-documented code in an automated CI/CD environment.

  • Obsess over quality in the code you writethe systems you designand the product you create.

  • Communicate with internal consumers of the team’s software and gather requirements and facilitate adoption of your solutions

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

This position reports to the Engineering Manager of the CloudHealth Perspectives Team. The team consists of highly competent senior engineers. We focus on iterative development, both of software and our software development practices.


  • 4+ years of commercial software development experience.

  • 1+ years of production work developing microservices for distributed systems.

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge about services in leading cloud environments (AWS, Azure or GCP, preferred).

  • Backend development experience (Java, Scala, Ruby preferred).

  • Experience with high throughput distributed data pipeline technologies (Spark, Presto, Athena) preferred

  • Familiarity with cloud security and best practices.

  • Experience with cloud-based distributed application scaling, monitoring, and data processing.Experience with SQL databases

  • An understanding of team and individual goals and are highly motivated to accomplish them.

  • A desire to work in an environment where you will teach and learn.

This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2022-05-05

Simplifying the experience of managing and optimizing complex cloud environments. That’s how the CloudHealth team is making VMware’s ‘any cloud’ mantra a reality for leading enterprise businesses around the world. Our customers don’t just gain tighter control over their cloud spend and security – they’re freeing up time and money for high-impact business initiatives, easing the resource burden for their time-strapped IT teams, and driving tighter collaboration with their Finance colleagues. We’re here helping the people behind organizations embark on cloud transformation journeys; all while transforming and growing their Cloud Centers of Excellence. Come join us if you want to make your unique mark on the rapidly evolving, never dull, cloud technology market. We’re an agile, collaborative, and customer-centric team with the mentality of a fast-growing startup and the support of an industry-leading, 30,000+ employee technology company beside us.

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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