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VMware Senior Member of Technical Staff - Test Engineering - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Des Moines, Iowa

VMware Carbon Black is leveraging the power of big data analytics to provide our customers with the tools and visibility to stop attacks before they start. Our Carbon Black Cloud platform is transforming cybersecurity by delivering a new generation of cloud-enabled security solutions to protect against the most advanced threats.

To deliver on this mission we are looking for a Quality-focused Senior Member of Technical Staff to drive key projects within our Production Engineering group. Production Engineering sets the tone for product and operational Quality standards. This role will be both hands-on, working alongside other Engineers to extend our automated tests and frameworks, work with dev teams to support gathering critical metrics, and act as a technical lead across multiple Quality initiatives.

As a Senior member of the technical staff, you'll build frameworks, tools, tests that help achieve exceptional quality. You will collaborate with cross functional peers and mentor junior engineers.

What You’ll Do

· Work as a member of the Production Engineering team to understand and close testing gaps

· Work with embedded test engineers and E2E teams to achieve automation goals

· Directly support implementation of pipeline configs to report quality metrics across all levels of testing

· Develop automated tests using Python and pytest to increase test coverage

· Mentor junior engineers in automation practices and guide test development

· Investigate automation failures and collaborate with engineers on best path forward, improve triage process and MTTR for automated tests

· Participate in root-cause analysis of customer issues to feed back into the test cycle

· Identify and remediate gaps in current automated tests, reducing technical debt

· Work across scrum teams to improve quality and visibility into shared projects

· Maximize test coverage by leveraging your experience to apply appropriate testing methods based on project status

· Participate in Engineering-wide planning to reduce cross-team dependencies and get visibility into why features are being developed

What You’ll Bring

· 5+ years experience in test automation and framework development

· 3+ years hands-on experience in Python development

· Technical leadership through hands-on experience across multiple Quality projects

· Experience developing automated test suites for execution within CI/CD pipelines

· Experience gathering and investigating test metrics to drive improvements

· Solid understanding/experience of Cloud, multi-tenant and SaaS models

· Solid understanding/experience of containerization services such as Docker/Kubernetes

· Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to lead discussions

· Excellent troubleshooting skills and great attention to detail

· Growth mindset and willingness to mentor junior engineers

· Skills in Python, pytest, Jenkins w/ Groovy, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, cloud monitoring tools, Java, Go, Gitlab/GitHub, CI/CD practices

What We Use

· Python, Gitlab, Github, Bullseye, Jenkins, Artifactory, Docker, vSphere, X-Ray for JIRA, pytest

· AWS, TerraForm, Spinnaker, Kubernetes, ElasticSearch, SignalFX, Splunk, Kibana, PagerDuty, Wavefront

· JIRA, Confluence, Slack, Google Suite, Outlook

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-05-06

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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