Principal Engineer, Unified Endpoint Management - Opportunity for Working Remotely

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Principal Engineer, Unified Endpoint Management

Location - Home Office, United States

VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. With Fiscal 2021 revenues of almost $12 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners.

At its best, VMware is a place, where we are valued for the complete people, we are, where extraordinary progress is achieved for ourselves, our teams, our company, our customers, and our communities – and where even more progress is desired and expected. VMware is a powerful platform for all of who we are – individual, colleague, pioneer, citizen – a place where empowerment, accountability, and responsibility become the traits of ownership, and where each of us can own our future and achieve success through our own actions, on our terms. With 35,000+ employees we are a passionate, innovative, and driven group inspired to make a difference in the industry and our communities.

About the Group

End User Computing (EUC) is one of the fastest growing business units within VMware. We pioneered the digital workspace that has revolutionized the way millions of mobile-first employees work each day through our digital workspace platform – Workspace ONE. Workspace ONE delivers and manages any app on any device by integrating access control, application management and multi-platform endpoint management. 

Workspace ONE is built on the unified endpoint management (Workspace ONE UEM) technology. The platform is complex, spanning across many dimensions including multiple device platforms, third party integrations and various enterprise infrastructure components such as Directory services, Certificate Authorities, etc. We operate in highly regulated industries that require us to provide deployment flexibility – our product can be installed in shared/isolated SaaS instances, on-premise or partner hosted. We enable critical line of business use cases for our customers – they require us to provide a high quality, scalable and reliable service to keep their operations running. 

The Workspace ONE UEM platform is in the middle of a transformation. The system is being re-architected to adapt to the next phase of growth and new opportunities, while continuing to support our existing $1B+ business. There are several new capabilities being built into the platform that will allow us to leverage our existing strong endpoint management footprint to provide higher value services. The complexity of the use cases we address, the sensitivity of the data we manage and the breadth of features we provide require us to innovate in all areas of how we build, test and deploy the product. 

We are looking for a Principal Engineer to lead and accelerate our journey towards this vision – taking our current successful products to the next level and building an engineering culture along the way that reflects a true SaaS-first mindset. In doing this the principal engineer will work with some of the best technology leaders in the industry an amazing team of architects and engineers within the business unit and across VMware.

Primary responsibilities of this role include:

  • Lead and drive architecture of the product working with the engineering teams, VMware partners and cross-functional VMware groups 
  • Be a hands-on engineer; ensure software built is well designed, high quality that delights customers.
  • Drive awareness of new techniques and methods for improving the customer experience 
  • Work with customers, fellow principal engineers, architects, product management, etc. to articulate and shape the technical roadmap, drive bold product directions, and seek out innovative opportunities that have high impact in a fast-moving market
  • Be an effective spokesperson and champion for the engineering teams
  • Mentor and develop engineers to build a strong engineering bench.  Promote a culture of innovation, pride, performance, and disciplined execution.
  • Help recruit and maintain excellent and diverse engineering talent.
  • Work effectively and lead a geographically distributed team.

Qualificationsthat would make for a good fit for this opportunity

  • Seasoned engineer with minimum of 15+ years engineering experience with a strong track record of developing and delivering complex, distributed, enterprise class software, and create successful business outcomes
  • Proven track record of delivering complex, secure and scalable enterprise software, delivering the very best customer outcomes.
  • A highly driven leader that is known to deliver in high growth and highly dynamic environments.
  • Architecture design and development experience on SaaS software
  • Seasoned working with fellow senior engineers, product management, senior management, and other stakeholders to set vision and define technical roadmaps
  • Ability to lead and mentor engineers globally, be a champion for creative technical trends. Acknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through.
  • An extraordinarily intelligent, rigorous thinker who can operate successfully among very bright and charismatic people.
  • Equally comfortable and capable interacting with technologists as with business executives.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral


Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or in a related discipline.  An advanced degree (MS or PhD) is highly desirable.

Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Executive
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-06-11

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