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Cloud Engineer (VGS) - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Primary Location: Columbus,Ohio


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Job Description

The VMware Government Services Operations team is looking for engineers with diverse experiences and skill sets to maintain VMware’s Federal general support system on AWS / Azure infrastructures. As a VGS engineer you will provide service insight, response, and service management to maintain high service reliability and availability, with low touch, through extensible services and platforms, standardized processes, automation of routine tasks, and product feedback.

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This position will perform work that the U.S. government has specified can only be performed by a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and therefore any offer will be contingent upon verification of both requirements

Responsibilities

  • Deploy and manage infrastructures for next-gen cloud SaaS platforms
  • Strong focus on quality and automation
  • Maintain VMware general support system infrastructure.
  • Build and maintain a healthy CI/CD pipeline
  • Administer systems necessary to maintain CI/CD pipeline
  • Lead or participate in incident management to analyze failures and prevent recurrence
  • Contribute ideas to continuously improve systems and processes
  • Participating in regular on-call shifts responding to service issues
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Manage availability and performance of systems, including capacity planning
  • Work closely with other teams to improve the security and supportability of our system
  • Provide a customer first focus

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure such as Azure and AWS
  • Experience building custom code to interact with application APIs and SDKs
  • Experience with tools such as Ansible, Terraform, and Jenkins
  • Experience using programming languages such as Python, PowerShell, or Go
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience providing on-call support for high priority incidents
  • Experience with designing and operating highly available distributed systems
  • Strong knowledge of Windows & Linux Operating Systems, including security hardening
  • Experience with multiple Linux distros such as CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu, and Debian
  • Systematic problem-solving approach coupled with a strong sense of ownership and independence
  • Experience working in a software application development environment
  • Experience using source control management such as git
  • Experience working in a highly secure environment
  • Operational experience with networking and an understanding of networking principles
  • Document processes, procedures, and contributed code
  • Adopt best practices for code creation, including test cases and error handling
  • Experience utilizing an issue tracking system for operational and code related problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret/Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (S/TS/SCI) security clearance
  • Experience reviewing security scans and remediating vulnerabilities
  • Familiarity with security issues in the cloud such as intrusion, penetration, and vulnerability scanning
  • Experience with monitoring solutions: e.g. ELK, Splunk, Nagios, SolarWinds, Wavefront, etc.…
  • Experience with Change Management processes and functions
  • Experience with various data management technologies including relational and non-relational databases and message queues

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This position will perform work that the U.S. government has specified can only be performed by a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and therefore any offer will be contingent upon verification of both of these requirements

About Us

 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.

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. ​


Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-04-13



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: R2105871
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