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Sr Software Engineer in Test - Opportunity for Working Remotely Juneau, AK

Sr Software Engineer in Test - Opportunity for Working Remotely Juneau, AK

Sr Software Engineer in Test - Opportunity for Working Remotely Juneau, AK

Juneau, AK

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The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
You have an analytical mind and a passion for the craft of software engineering, and you love solving problems and learning new things. You like technical challenges and learning new technologies. You want to be a part of a collaborative environment with engineers passionate about the quality of the products their teams release. With VMware Tanzu Observability, you will get to work on automating processes and testing of a leading observability platform built for enterprises in the cloud era. You will work on cutting edge SaaS and on premise products that are used 24/7 by development and site-reliability teams at leading enterprises such as Reddit, Snowflake, Intuit, Box, Workday, and many more.

What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?
Our team is expanding. We need someone who can help to plan, coordinate and manage the delivery of the releases with quality. This includes automation of build and release processes, design and management of CICD pipelines, containerizing applications, releasing open source deliverables, infrastructure automation, performance and scale testing for existing and emerging product components.

Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?
Success in this role in the first 6-12 months would include

  • Becoming an expert in Tanzu Observability - learning the product architecture as well as from a customer perspective

  • Increase automation coverage for various areas of the product (API, Web UI, Performance)

  • Design and develop test automation for different modules of the product using python / java / bash

  • Provide CI/CD pipelines enablement and support for the emerging products and services

  • Dive into various areas of the product, find and help diagnose the performance issues / improvements

  • Containerize applications and deploy them to k8s environments

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

  • You will automate API and End to End scenarios for existing and new product features

  • You will be developing test frameworks using your favorite programming languages like Python, Java, Selenium, Zalenium, Junit, etc

  • You will be working with cross-functional teams on creating and implementing test plans to drive delivering of new features/enhancements/bug fixes to the customers

  • You will be working on creating test plans(scale/performance/functional) and implementing test scenarios as decided upon

  • You will be working on automating build and release processes for maven / go / python based products, and building automation to release open source artifacts

  • You will be developing CI/CD pipelines

  • You will automate repetitive tasks for build, release and deployment to improve engineering productivity

  • You will support our scale testing infrastructure with automation for K8s, AWS, GCE, or Azure

  • You will containerize applications, and automate release process, deploying them to k8s environments

  • You will build tools to benchmark the performance of the key platform components

We know from experience that not ticking every box on the skills sections stops many from applying. Please apply regardless of your self-assessment - we want to hear from you! We are not expecting candidates to tick all the boxes. We have seen engineers succeed with a diverse range of skills and experiences.

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?
The hiring manager for this role is Ajay Jain, Senior Manager of the Engineering Services (ES) team. Ajay has worked for VMware for around 5 years. VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront continues to have the original startup DNA with the stable backing of VMware, providing a cozy feeling of a startup while having the values and benefits of a large company. The ES team consists of engineers with diverse cultural backgrounds and different technical expertise. We try to play on our strengths while finding the opportunities to develop knowledge in the new technical areas. Wavefront keeps us in the learning mode: we like to learn from each other and give each other a hand when help is needed. We are passionate about delivering products with high quality and strive for work life balance. While we see each other mostly on slack and zoom during COVID time, we miss our serene Palo Alto campus with lush landscape, gym, and cafes.

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 ren with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities

  • Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, training, course work, etc.)

  • Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our pantries

This job may require the candidate to comply with travel restrictions and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.

Category :
Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2022-01-26

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