Senior Solution Architect - Opportunity for Working Remotely

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Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
You enjoy building modern applications, setting up their modern infrastructure and operating them at scale. You want to automate every step and make the software supply chain secure, repeatable and reusable. You enjoy doing this for the most demanding mission-critical apps and contributing to their modernization journey. You loooove Open Source and have fun working with Kubernetes, Containers, setting up automated CI/CD pipelines to make things go like a rocket (fast, secure and reliable). But most of all, you like doing this at an enterprise scale.

Come join VMware's new exciting Modern Applications Management Business Group (MAMBG), made up of products and services under theTanzuportfolioto help customers build, run and manage their most important applications. We build applications with velocity to run in cloud-native environments, run open-source Kubernetes with consistency, and manage our customers' entire footprint with confidence to help them achieve their business outcomes.

Every new job is an opportunity for growing your career. VMware is growing and growing fast. You can be a part of our growth story as VMware is theonlycompanyperfectly positioned toprovide the multi-cloud platform for customers' applicationstoaccelerate their businesstoday, and in the future.Joining VMware gives you long-term opportunities to expand your skills with annual education and/or training reimbursements, job rotation programs, subscriptions to online training platforms and employee networking groups.

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

You will guide and inspire a team of solutions architects as you work directly with our largest most strategic customers, ensuring Tanzu's success by delivering prototypes & POCs of Tanzu deployments in customers' multi-cloud environments. You will be building Reference Architectures for Tanzu that capture prescriptive real-world guidance on deploying Tanzu at scale. You will be working collaboratively with Product Management, Engineering & Marketing to continually refine Tanzu products to meet the customer requirements you discovered. You will promote usage of Tanzu products with customers for their full application lifecycle, by building relevant collateral such as whitepapers, presentations, updates to reference architectures, etc. You will have the chance to continuously learn through experimenting with Tanzu products and sharing of findings with team & community. You will be evangelizing to the business and software communities via shared mediums incl. articles, conferences, meetups, social media, etc.

The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
  • You will deploy the latest versions of Tanzu products (Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, Tanzu App Platform, Tanzu Kubernetes for Operations, etc.) in the lab, learning about new features, integrating different products, and suggesting improvements.
  • You will review / build Tanzu Reference Architectures, and their automation, in order to improve them in any front (customer fit, best practices, technical improvements, etc )
  • You will participate in POCs to learn about the customer's use cases and deliver Tanzu-based solutions to fit their needs
  • You will promote the use of Tanzu Reference Architectures internally and externally providing workshops, presentations, whitepapers, talks, and engaging in events, blogs, social media, etc
  • You will be learning the latest technologies around Tanzu and Kubernetes

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

You will be joining a growing team of Solution Architects within the Tanzu Solutions team of Modern Application Management Business Group (MAMBG) at VMware. We are looking for individuals who are self-driven and have the passion to learn new skills and solve complex technical issues. The leadership for this team believes in creating a collaborative and inclusive workplace and building strong relationships and partnerships with the various teams we work with.

Where is this role located?
Remote: This role is fully remote, allowing you the flexibility to work from the location you feel most productive and comfortable. You will be expected to live within 0-4 time zones of the primary location.

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.)
  • Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes

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: Software Engineering
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2022-03-31

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