Senior Member of Technical Staff – Open Source Engineering - Opportunity for Working Remotely
Madrid, Spain
hace 2 días

Job Description

Location : Remote EMEA Wide (where VMware has a business entity)

The Elevator Pitch : Why would you enjoy this new opportunity?

Enterprises are running mission critical software in more places than ever before in their datacenter, hybrid cloud, public cloud, and at the edge.

In order to catalyze Enterprise transformation through software, VMware envisions a world where Kubernetes is as available as a utility like electricity customers need to deploy a consistent Kubernetes grid across all their operational environments.

Recently released Tanzu Community Edition (TCE) is part of VMware Tanzu portfolio. TCE is free to use, pure, clean, open source, upstream-aligned platform, striving to provide frictionless rich experience with enterprise grade Kubernetes to learners and users.

What is the primary need, technical challenge, and / or problem you will be responsible for?

As an engineer on this team, you will be contributing to the upstream Kubernetes project in areas related to Special Interest Group (SIG) Cluster Lifecycle, with a focus on Cluster API.

You will also work on the core aspects of other CNCF projects to improve the projects’ stability.

You will work with TKG teams to support feature requests, bug fixes and develop tooling to facilitate automated internal releases of these projects.

The focus of this role is also to ultimately grow up the contributor ladder into more influential positions in the cloud native community.

Your work would be broad-reaching across the entire company and the cloud native ecosystem.

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 :

Contribute and review code for all aspects of Cluster API (CAPI) : clusterctl (cli), operator, node agent, our APIs (custom resource definitions), conversion webhooks, kubeadm, control plane lifecycle and all the infrastructure providers.

Maintain the out of service CAPI community code, manage internal code repos, test infrastructure and end-to-end test cases.

Support and fix code issues and security CVEs

Level up testing apparatus and coverage across the board, including helping Cluster API to become the tool used for Kubernetes testing each release.

Develop tooling and provide guidance to facilitate the production of automated internal releases of the above CNCF projects.

Write design proposals, participate in community meetings and mentor other contributors.

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments or requirements will you be performing on a regular basis?

On a regular basis, you will

Design and implement features, triage, review and respond to incoming issues and pull requests, ensure high code quality and correctness through testing and factoring, and maintain documentation, release notes, etc.

for SIG Cluster Lifecycle and all of Cluster API related areas.

Participate in community discussions in the Kubernetes and CNCF slack, mailing lists and meetings.

Collaborate in upstream and internal architecture planning and design meetings.

Collaborate with internal teams to solve issues involving CNCF projects.

Publicly discuss relevant topics through presentations, blog posts, webinars, etc.

Mentor, provide direction and guidance to junior engineers and new contributors to the project.

Work in a distributed team across multiple geographical locations.

What is leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

The hiring manager for this role is Nimesh Bhatia, Senior Manager of Engineering. Nimesh recently joined VMware and has been in the cloud native ecosystem for 5+ years.

Nimesh’s team is responsible for delivering TKG and innovate with global upstream open source communities to further the customer readiness of Kubernetes.

Nimesh will work with you to set the direction, provide guidance, and remove impediments. He will expect you to be autonomous, innovative, and passionate to achieve the team’s mission.

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.)
  • This role is eligible for #TeamTanzu referral campaign

    Category : Engineering and Technology

    Subcategory : Software Engineering

    Experience : Manager and Professional

    Full Time / Part Time : Full Time

    Posted Date : 2021-12-07

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