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VMware Solutions Engineer - Tanzu Observability - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Wichita, Kansas

As you join VMware, you will help grow a company that makes meaningful and significant technology solutions and is committed to being a "force for good" in technology. Our mission is to become the trusted foundation for accelerating innovation in an unpredictable world. VMware software is essential for making the applications and devices your family and friends use every day a reality. Which means your work is essential for transforming everywhere.

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

You have expertise in changing the software development lifecycle and want to be part of the next wave of cloud-native applications. You have extensive knowledge of the software development landscape to help the sales and field engineering teams to propose the most optimal solutions for our customers. You also have the desire and ability to travel within your assigned territory. Above all, you have a customer-focused mindset and are a hands-on technical expert to support the sales activities in your region . You have expertise in changing the software development lifecycle and want to be part of the next wave of cloud-native applications. You have extensive knowledge of the software development landscape to help the sales and field engineering teams to propose the most optimal solutions for our customers. You also have the desire and ability to travel within your assigned territory. Above all, you have a customer-focused mindset and are a hands-on technical expert to support the sales activities in your region .

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

You will become the subject matter experts in modern application monitoring and observability. You will also participate in customer meetings to technically validate a viable opportunity to pursue. You will also perform technical demo for the customers, and engage in Proof of Concept (POC) of Tanzu Observability. You will also be given various opportunities to attend conferences, shows, developer meetups, etc. and engage in compelling product demonstrations. You will also be required to design and create demo assets that will further help other SE's to be effective.

  • Experience one or more monitoring or observability systems/platforms; Prometheus, Graphite, OpenTSDB, Grafana, DataDog, Nagios, SignalFx, etc.

  • Understanding of logging storage and aggregations systems; Splunk, vRealize LogInsight, Scalyr, Sumo Logic, etc.

  • Strong mathematical skills

  • Pays attention to cloud infrastructure trends and best practices

  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a charismatic personality

  • Ability to see and present 'the big picture' and offer solutions to make it better

  • Must be effective in working both independently and in a team setting

  • Excellent communication/presentation skills

  • Experience delivering software or providing operations on a Unix/Linux platform

  • Periodic travel as needed

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

Tanzu Observability SE team is a team of experts. Many of our team members work independently with SE manager helping your work to be even more successful. You make your own plans, and make your best judgment to succeed, your manager will be there to listen and provide feedbacks. Each of the SE members are expected to be professionals, and there is a high degree of teamwork and collaboration within the team.

Where is this role located?

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.

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.)

  • Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes

This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware

Category : Sales

Subcategory: Systems Engineering

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-09-27

Sales: VMware’s Sales team focuses on two primary goals: helping customers solve their biggest business problems and hitting our bookings targets to keep our company growing and strong. We begin by forging deep relationships with our customers, so we can truly understand their business challenges and opportunities. We help drive their digital transformation by bringing VMware solutions that provide the speed, agility, and efficiency needed to compete and grow in the Internet economy. We also try to make the world a better place by hosting and participating in community activities. Are you inspired by the chance to solve your customers’ biggest challenges? You can make that kind of difference with VMware’s portfolio of industry-leading solutions. Join our team, and you can grow your career and share in the success of an industry pioneer that’s turning companies into truly digital enterprises.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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