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Senior Engineering Manager

Primary Location: Palo Alto, California
Additional Location(s): Palo Alto, California

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VMware is looking foranEngineering Manager tojoin the Office of the CTO within thexLabsgroup.xLabsis the internal incubator for VMware off-roadmap innovation where R&D ideas are developed from inception all the way through to execution, with a clear go-to-market strategy identified.

The ideal candidate is comfortable working in adynamicinnovation-oriented environment and prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously. It requires iterating rapidly with product management teams and being flexible as requirements evolve.

Our goal is to hire an incredible leader that brings proven infrastructure background, software as-a-service experienceand an innovation oriented agile mindset.

AsanEngineering Manager, you oversee the engineering roadmap, and provide technical oversight of all engineering deliverables ofxLabsR&D projects. You will work cross-functionally between the architects, productandbusiness developmentto help ensure VMware engineering standards are being met.


  • Lead, grow and motivate a globally distributed, world-class software development team.

  • Work with product management,UX and architecture teams, in theexecutionofprojectroadmaps.

  • Drive high quality and on-time delivery of projects throughout the software development lifecycle.

  • Own transition plans of engineering deliverables across business units.

  • Drive the development of theteam members to ensure growth anddiversity of technology capabilities for the team.

  • Act asliaisonwith the global site engineering managers to ensure standards and localization needs are being met across geographies.

  • Help identify opportunities for potential IPprotection. 


  • 1-2 years management experience

  • 5-8 years technology experience in a software development related role, and deep knowledge of software development methodologies including Agile

  • Proven experience in delivering enterprise-class, production quality, highly available & highly scalable software or services.

  • Domain expertise in VMware technologies, and distributed systems.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience working with C/C++ and Javaand/or DB architectures.

  • Previous experience working with public cloud architectures, cloud native services and PaaS

  • BS or higher in Computer Science or related discipline.

Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Product Dev Management
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-06-09

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

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: R2007953
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