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Manager - Tanzu Platform Services - Federal - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Primary Location: Washington,District of Columbia

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At VMware we believe that Kubernetes and by extension Modern Applications will transform the next generation of enterprise infrastructure and applications the way Virtualization and Java have in the past. Customers are looking to containers to avoid lock in with public clouds and the industry has aligned around Kubernetes as the orchestration engine for these containers. The complete Tanzu portfolio consists of products and services that transform how enterprises build and operate modern applications on Kubernetes. The Platform Services team helps customers derive the value of Tanzu technology to deliver the benefits of container application platforms.  

Job Role and Responsibility 

  • Delighting our customers by ensuring successful outcomes to their platform and application journeys.

  • Laying out a vision for the services to help customers achieve the best results from their product purchases, and advancing customer thinking and awareness within the Modern Applications space

  • The ideal candidate is team-oriented, a disciplined leader, collaborative, a continuous learner, has strong customer presence and must have a desire to contribute to VMware’s intent to capture modern application workloads 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coach and develop every team member in the art of delivery/consulting.  

  • Gives and takes guidance to/from customers, teammates and leadership where needed 

  • Drives high quality output of both self and team for customers and internal initiatives

  • Reports and manages time with minimal oversight

  • Content development: consistently produces high quality artifacts for delivery

  • Assist all team members when they are stuck, and helps others level up their skills by providing kind and direct feedback

Required Skills: 

  • Current TS/SCI

  • Familiarity with application developer challenges, interests and deployment patterns for Modern Applications

  • Broad understanding of the following: 

    • Kubernetes, OpenShift, Cloud Foundry, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, or related automation / orchestration tools

    • Linux - As the de facto base operating system for all public cloud providers and Modern Applications technologies effective a familiarity with Linux on the CLI are required.

    • Networking & Security - Familiarity with customer challenges with the more complex scenarios which occur with Modern Applications projects and technologies such as east / west and ingress /egress networking and security considerations. 

    • Reliability Engineering - A drive towards constant iteration and improvement of technologies and processes is a fundamental part of being successful with Modern Applications projects and technologies.

    • Cloud Hyper-scalers Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud

    • Infrastructure and programming concepts

    • Agile Delivery Methodology: Familiar with the variety of delivery methodologies employed by the platform services team.

  • Demonstrated ability to initiate change across large enterprises including strategy and adoption of platforms, processes and modernization initiatives

  • Strong presentation skills and presence in front of executive stakeholders

  • Leads by doing

  • Works effectively with a remote and distributed team

  • Prior consulting experience

Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or alternative education such as bootcamp graduate or relevant professional experience

  • People management experience, with strong coaching and people development background

  • Knowledge of methodologies related to agile and DevOps

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

  • Locations: Remote

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Category : Sales
Subcategory: Services Sales
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-06-07

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: R2110567
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