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Sr Engineering Manager

Bengaluru, India

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Business Summary: VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 350,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in the Cloud Era/ A pioneer in the use of virtualization and automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace. Our team of 20,000+ people working in 50+ locations worldwide is committed to building a community where great people want to work long term by living our values of passion, innovation, execution, teamwork, active learning and giving back. If you are ready to accelerate, innovate and lead, join us as we challenge constraints and problem solve for tomorrow today. In Hyper Converged Infrastructure at VMware, our business Mission is to, “Delver the best and most complete hybrid and multi cloud infrastructure for data and applications”. vSAN is enterprise-class, storage virtualisation software that, when combined with vSphere, allows you to manage compute and storage with a single platform. vSAN, allows for reduced cost and complexity of traditional storage and take the easiest path to hyperconverged infrastructure and hybrid cloud. vSAN is rated by IDC as the Number 1 HCI solution vendor with 38% of the HCI market and with over 20,000 plus customers.

Job Role and Responsibility: We are searching for a Senior Engineering manager to lead a talented team of individual contributors in the vSAN team at Bangalore, India. You will work closely with a team of software engineers and product managers across geographical boundaries so as to influence, define, execute and deliver on product roadmap in the vSAN product. In this role you will be required to,

  • Nurture, grow and mentor a group of high caliber engineers of varying seniority.
  • Proactively plan people and equipment resources for tasks and manage conflicts, so as to optimally manage given resources.
  • Resolve scheduling and conflicting priorities by balancing the tasks within the team and monitor progress.
  • Provide timely and periodic updates on activities and call out and mitigate any risks and dependencies early on.
  • Work with other functional teams in vSAN and VMkernel teams to ensure that features are tested and works seamless across the stack.
  • Share responsibility for managing the vSAN components in VMware Cloud on AWS.
  • Handle Customer Escalations by facilitating quick triaging of issue and coordinating workarounds to resolve issues in a short span of time to ensure the best possible customer experience.
  • Participate in customer calls as engineering representative and provide directions and clarifications as sought.
  • Work independently and effectively collaborate within and across teams spread over geographical boundaries.
  • Foster best technical practices and process improvements in developing and deploying product solutions.

Required Skills:In this role, you will directly manage a team of engineers in delivering high quality technical content for VMware vSAN product. You have the ability to work in a fast pace environment demonstrating autonomy in conforming to strategic intent while adhering to team values.

  • 12+ years of storage platform architecture experience with significant depth around designing, implementing, and managing critical cross-functional integration projects.
  • 5+ years of experience managing development teams working on Distributed systems, filesystems or other storage products in the kernel domain, is a must for this role.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks.
  • Strong customer facing and relationship building skills.
  • Track record of mentoring and leading development teams.
  • Computer Science or related undergraduate and/or master’s degree is required. Any other demonstrated high technology aptitude is desired.

Preferred Skills: Our team looks for individuals who embody our values of humility, collaboration above isolationism, respectfulness, trustworthiness, and good-natured fun. Additionally, we would like:

  • Exposure to CI/CD pipeline and Agile development methodologies.
  • Awareness of VMWare ESXi storage stack is an added plus.
  • Domain expertise in virtualization, storage technologies, and File systems.

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.

This position is eligible for the JoinHCI referral campaign

Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Product Dev Management
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-04-01



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. Job ID: R2004108
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