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VMware Sr Manager, Performance Engineering - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts

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 – quality, performance and scale of our platform is key 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. We are looking for a leader to build a performance engineering team that will be responsible for ensuring that we’re able to build and ship a product that meets our customers highest expectations of performance and scale.

We are looking for a business leader who can help us along this journey. Experience leading strong engineering teams, partnering with product management to define roadmap and a strong track of execution are required. Excellent technical skills and ability coupled with the empathy and intuition required to be a great people leader is a must.

Primary responsibilities of this role include:

  • Build an extremely skilled and geographically distributed performance engineering team

  • Architect frameworks to enable performance and scale testing at different stages of the pipeline including micro-benchmarking and end to end scale tests

  • Lead efforts around performance bottleneck analysis, improvements in scale and performance of the product, automated performance regression testing and capacity sizing.

  • Work across geographically distributed engineering teams, establishing processes and practices that ensure code is built with performance and scale in mind from the outset

  • Architect and build tools and frameworks to automate the ability for teams to set up environments, run performance tests and analyze results efficiently

  • Build and establish a framework that establishes “performance infrastructure as a service” for the engineering org

  • Lead with empathy and a very high level of attention on building an equitable and inclusive work culture

Required Qualifications

  • Seasoned engineering leader with a track record leading successful performance engineering efforts

  • Hands on experience building enterprise level performance test automation frameworks and test suites

  • Strong understanding of CI/CD and how performance and scale validation can be built into these pipelines

  • Expertise in various tools and frameworks used for performance and scale testing

  • Successfully managed managers demonstrating the ability to scale the team horizontally and vertically

  • Excellent communication skills

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Product Dev Management

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-10-14

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.

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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