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Member of Technical Staff, VMware – MAPBU

Primary Location: Beijing, Hebei
Additional Location(s): Beijing, China

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The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated (aka Enterprise PKS) team is seeking a software engineer to help advance our mission of making TKGI the best platform to operationalize Kubernetes for multi-cloud enterprises and service providers. You have the opportunity not only to contribute to a product that has direct impact to enterprise customers, but also work closely with Kubernetes community. If you are passionate about solving challenging problems in order for customer to run their applications at scale on private and public clouds, this is the opportunity for you.
What is primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?
We need someone to work with team to solve challenging problems on TKGI critical production capabilities such as high availability, auto-scaling, health-checks, as well as self-healing and rolling upgrade for Kubernetes clusters. In the meantime, you are also responsible for how to easily customize Kubernetes and simplify deployment and operation of Kubernetes clusters.
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 produce software designs (Go, Python and Ruby) to support long term extensibility of code, as well as high quality and well-documented code in an automated CI and Test environment.You enjoy researching and developing cutting edge cloud-native software, you participate in open source community and you thrive in technically leading initiatives. You believe in agile software development methodologies, you take ownership of your code and believe in test driven development. You are passionate about understanding customer needs and give priority in delivering the highest quality code.
What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
As one of the MAPBU Engineers, you will:
  • Better know how to run Kubernetes cluster lifecycle management
  • Implement new features to better run and customize Kubernetes
  • Improve TKGI overall reliability, scalability and ease of use
  • Improve stability and test coverage of CI/CD pipelines
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 Yang Yu, Engineering Manager R&D. Yang has worked for VMware for almost 6 years. Prior to VMware, Yang was a Software Engineer for IBM.
Yang currently leads our Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI) Management console team which consists of 9 engineers focused on simplifying TKGI installation and day-2 operation, also expanding scalabilities of TKGI. 
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, trainings, course work, etc.)
  • Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our on-site pantries

This position is eligible for JoinTeamTanzu referral campaign

Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Remote: No
Posted Date: 2020-08-12

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