Solutions Architect - Compliance and Validation - Tanzu Foundation Services

Posted 29 days ago
Main Location
Round Rock, TX, United States
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About the Team

We produce Solutions Designs (which helps customers’ success with Tanzu Portfolio Products ) and continually validate the designs in an automated fashion. We, therefore, have high empathy for those who want our customers to succeed today and those who envision our successes of tomorrow, and we help them both by building solutions, reference architectures, as well as automation/toolings that help our customers near-term and inspire the next generation of our products long-term.


You are unique: as an exceptional, passionate, customer-facing, hands-on Engineer you will help VMware’s Field Architects accelerate, automate, and exceed customer’s experience with Tanzu’s portfolio of products. You are a problem solver and the thought of collaborating with a team to help VMware Morden Application Platform Business Unit (MAPBU) innovate to meet the challenges of tomorrow excites you. You enjoy working with other people, want to contribute to producing new, innovative solutions to everyday problems, and can move quickly between challenges as they arise.

Your Day

  • You will collaborate closely with our technical field teams to design the right customer-oriented solutions around VMware MAPBU Product Suites

  • You will collaborate closely with our R&D teams to identify product needs, changes, issues, and apply them to the solutions

  • You will collaborate closely with technical writers to publish and maintain the content of the solutions

  • You will develop automation around the solutions and validate them iteratively against newer product releases

Ideal Skills / Experiences

  • You have field experience of implementing large scaled software products to large enterprise

  • You have some programming experience in a modern language (Golang, Java, Ruby, Python)

  • You have used release management tools and CI/CD experience

  • You are familiar with resources such as Git, source code control and SaaS tools

  • You have worked with cloud technologies either in the datacenter (VMware/Openstack) or in the public cloud (AWS/GCP/Azure)

  • You have expert knowledge of Linux / Unix systems

  • You are a self-starter, can work in remote situations and operate well independently

  • You work well with others or solo, deal with ambiguity, and are an inventor

Preferred Skills / Experiences

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • 360-degree exposure to cloud computing including:

    • Day 0/1 with Infrastructure/Platform As a Service Planning and Implementation

    • Day 2 Operations, such as monitoring and logging

    • Application 12 factors and workload migration

    • Security

  • Experience owning the complete lifecycle of an application in a distributed HA environment: CI/CD, deployment automation, testing automation

  • Trade-offs analysis of convention vs. configuration, availability vs. resilience vs. consistency, etc

  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation tools (like BOSH, Terraform, Puppet) and application container orchestration tools (like Cloud Foundry or Kubernetes)

  • Subject matter expert in at least one (preferably more) cloud IaaS (AWS, GCP, Azure, vSphere, or Openstack)

  • Strong desire to solve operations/systems problems or optimize processes with software solutions, and to make developers consider optimizations for running in the cloud (aka the DevOps spirit)


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Category : Services and Consulting
Subcategory: Solutions Architect
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Remote: Yes
Posted Date: 2020-09-30

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