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VMware Engineering Manager, Tanzu - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Bridgeport, Connecticut

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

Do you want to transform our customers’ application experience into a modern, scalable, multi-cloud solution? Are you a passionate engineering leader eager to solve real world problems? Do you value a diverse and inclusive engineering culture with a bias for action and an obsession for delighting customers?

Team Tanzu is looking for an engineering manager to lead their team and deliver solutions that will allow customers to easily build, run and manage their modern workloads across any cloud and from any device.

What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?

Team Tanzu has a range of manager opportunities across Tanzu’s portfolio enabling customers to build, run and manage their modern applications across any cloud or datacenter. In any of these roles and areas, you will guide your team, coach your team members along their unique career path, and connect their passions and skills to deliver the customer and business outcomes for your area.

The customer and business needs vary slightly between the teams. Within Tanzu Build, your main challenge is making it easy for developers to deliver their modern applications to any environment. Within Tanzu Run, your primary challenge will be providing a best-in-class platform developers and operators to run modern Kubernetes workloads in any environment, from the public cloud to the datacenter and to the edge. For Tanzu Manage, you will empower operators, CIOs and CISOs to manage their fleet of Kubernetes clusters and workloads running across a wide range of environments .

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

You understand and clearly communicate your team’s charter to the team and to stakeholders, and each team member understands their role and responsibilities within that charter.

You establish a clear pattern of planning, executing and delivering against your team’s areas, in collaboration with product and other engineering teams.

You create career plans with each team member that captures where they are, where they want to go, and the tangible steps that will help them address any gaps in their current skills and experience.

Your team is healthy as determined by key metrics of engagement, retention, work/life balance, and delivery.

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

As a leader in Engineering, you will:

  • Lead your area along with your peers in Engineering and Product Management.

  • Manage headcount, hiring, onboarding.

  • Help ensure your engineers have the direction needed to be successful

  • Coach engineers and sustainably grow individuals on your team.

  • Lead and orient a team of 4+ engineers to deliver the program objectives.

  • Work at a team level with product managers, engineers, and designers in figuring out what to work on next and how to prepare for future work.

  • Connect your team’s work to other parts of the product.

  • Bringing clarity where there is uncertainty, managing risk and continuously delivering value.

  • Defining experiments, measuring success metrics and using data to inform decisions.

What is the leadership like for this role?

This role will report to a Senior Manager or Director within Team Tanzu. Our leadership consistently embodies VMware’s EPIC2 values of Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customers and Community. Our leadership team brings a wealth of experience from different backgrounds in the industry. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are a learning organization and believe that diverse teams are stronger and more effective at solving the complex problems we make simple for our customers. Empathy, diverse points of view, approaches, and skill sets bring us to the best solution faster, together.

Where is this role located?

This role’s location is flexible, within timezones across the continental US. This means it can be done anywhere with a strong internet connection and limited distractions. VMware has a policy to empower employees to work from wherever they feel most productive and healthy, whether that be at home, a VMware office, or a coffee shop.

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.)

· Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our pantries

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Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Product Dev Management

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-10-14

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