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VMware Observability Engineering - Site Reliability Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Wichita, Kansas

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Job Description

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

The Observability Engineering team is in charge of creating meaningful dashboards to multiple organizations inside the Security Business Unit. We are looking for someone who will play a lead role in our observability tools like Logz.io, Wavefront, CloudHealth, Kubernetes, and Tableau.

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

As a member of the Observability team, you will help us to enable the engineering organization to utilize logs, metrics, and traces. In order to do this, you will learn how to deploy proxies and services in Kubernetes utilizing helm charts and CI/CD pipelines.

Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 3-6-12 months you will work toward completing?

In the first 3 months, as a new member of the Observability engineering team you will get familiar with the multiple technologies. In the first 6 months you will start to work on your own projects from end to end. By the end of the first year, you will become our SME.

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

  • Support the engineering organization on how to send logs, metrics, and traces

  • Create and support current helm charts

  • Create and support current docker images

  • Work with multiple teams in their collection of metrics across our environments

  • Integrate our Observability stack in new Kubernetes environments

  • Utilize Terraform to create modules for alerts and dashboards

  • Support of current and new CI/CD pipelines

  • Ensure compliance with appropriate security standards

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

The hiring manager for this role is Juan Monterroza, he is the SRE manager of the Team Observability Engineer for the Security Business Unit. The members of this team are distributed across the globe. You should expect a team which will encourage you to take on new challenges and support you through the learning process.

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 www.benefits.vmware.com .

  • 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.)

  • Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our pantries

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

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Site Reliability

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2022-06-03

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