Senior Scalability and Performance Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely

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Round Rock, TX, United States
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Job Description

Carbon Black is now part of VMware. As a standalone company, Carbon Black established itself as a leader in the endpoint security space. The product portfolio includes the rapidly growing Carbon Black Cloud platform that delivers next-generation endpoint protection capabilities from the cloud. Now with the full resources of VMware, you have the opportunity to make an impact and build upon Carbon Black’s success.

We are seeking a talented Scalability architect to enhance our products’ performance at scale. In this role, you will strategize approaches to determine scale and performance bottlenecks and prepare for potential scale challenges with a growing customer base. You will help achieve higher customer adoption without compromising on performance and stability

What You’ll Do

  • Design and implement solutions to evaluate and improve performance and scalability

  • Root cause performance and scalability issues and contribute to product code to alleviate these issues

  • Optimize sizing of deployed component instances for cost optimization

  • Develop performance and scale test plans based on deep understanding of domain, architecture and product tech stack

  • Design and implement relevant simulators to ingest large scale data

  • Design, implement and maintain test frameworks

  • Support extended teams in troubleshooting problems, such as system malfunctions

  • Provide feedback, propose solutions and suggest improvements in the product

  • Deploy and manage AWS instances to orchestrate the scale and performance testing pipeline.

  • Track test results as query-able time series data and alert upon failure in an automated fashion

  • Support test failure troubleshooting in various relevant pipelines

  • Support troubleshooting of customer reported scale and performance bugs and close the test coverage loop

  • Partner with other performance engineers and developers to develop best practices, author blogs and white papers, and present internally, at conferences, and directly to partners and customers

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years of experience in software engineering, focusing on performance, scale

  • 2+ years of experience with systems engineering and software development

  • 2+ years of experience leading and mentoring scale/performance engineers

  • Strong analytical and programming skills (Python and/or Java preferred)

  • Strong understanding of OS fundamentals (Mac/ Linux/ Windows)

  • Proven expertise in troubleshooting OS level performance issues

  • Expertise troubleshooting large scale data ingestion issues

  • Excellent Kubernetes diagnostic experience

  • Understanding of cloud-scale and micro/macro-services architecture

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to lead discussions

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and great attention to detail

  • Experience supporting an enterprise-level SaaS environment

  • Security Experience a plus

  • Experience with persistence layer scale and performance troubleshooting

  • Experience with AWS, open source tools such as Kafka

  • Good understanding of virtualization is a plus

Why VMware?

At VMware, we actively attract, engage and celebrate our people from a wide variety of dynamic backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. By doing so, we foster a culture that’s welcoming and supportive, where great people will want to work and thrive long term. This strength propels us towards our common goal of developing transformative products and services through our collaborative drive to imagine, define and deliver the future of IT. Take a look at some of benefits here:https://benefits.vmware.com/

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. VMware is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity throughout our recruiting and hiring process and is dedicated to increasing diversity in our workplace.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, HIV status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status including pregnancy, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.  VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

This position is eligible for CarbonBlackUSA referral campaign


Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Quality Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-07-23



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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.
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