Senior QE Developer - Opportunity for Working Remotely

VMware Remote
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November 17, 2022
Louisville, Kentucky
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Job Description

  • Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

The NSX Central Quality Engineering team provides an opportunity to promote future networking and NSX's vision for virtualization, specifically including server virtualization in the core network, SDN, and overlay network virtualization. The ideal candidate will be able to work on distributed systems, networking, next-generation firewall, object-oriented programming, and virtualization software. You will be part of a dynamic, passionate, and talented team that likes to challenge the status quo and does not shy away from experimentation. You will lead quality for the next multi-cloud Networking and security features by developing deep technical expertise in critical areas.

As a Senior Quality Engineer, you can own the end-to-end testing of next-generation NSX network virtualization products. You will have a chance to collaborate with development and product marketing teams to ensure a feature is tested from the functional scale system and performance perspectives. You will be given broad problem sets and trusted to implement well-engineered solutions.

You can consider yourself the first customer in the system & scale test team. This allows you to develop a vision of anticipating problems customers will experience before they experience them. You do this by writing/coding comprehensive end-to-end test cases and regular technical interlocks with account teams. We utilize automation to build the test environments and execute the test cases. In addition to end-to-end testing functionality, you will also have the opportunity to think creatively and shape the product features and behavior to create a better user experience for the customer.

Every new job is an opportunity for growing your career. VMware is expanding and growing fast. You can be a part of our growth story as VMware is the only company ideally positioned to provide the multi-cloud platform for all the applications our customers need to accelerate their business today and in the future. Joining VMware gives you long-term opportunities to expand your skills with annual education and training reimbursements, job rotation programs, subscriptions to online training platforms, and team member networking groups.

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

  • Within 30 days, become conversant with NSX deployment and test cycle at VMware.
  • Within 60 days, get accustomed to NSX product architecture and design, and automation framework, and start testing features by collaborating with your peers.
  • Within 180 days, get entrusted with leading projects in your project areas and help team members.
  • You will have to establish a reputation of leadership within the team and demonstrates influence within their area of expertise.

The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing regularly?

  • Work on NSX Advanced networking and Next-generation security features controller offered by VMware.
  • Be a quality gatekeeper for multi-cloud networking - connectivity and security features for NSX, including MPLS EVPN, L2VPN/L3VPN, IPV4/IPV6, TLS, IDS/IPS, URL filtering features
  • Develop reliable automation using Python.
  • You will use Jira to track your work, Confluence for documentation, Gerrit for code reviews, Slack for a-sync communication, and many other tools that you may already have experience with or can easily pick up.
  • Take complete ownership of testing NSX networking and security features by adapting to customer feedback
  • Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture and SaaS-based scalable platforms.
  • Understanding of Docker containers and K8s clusters/pods is a plus.

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

The team's leader Sumanth Vuppala is based in Palo Alto, CA, has been with this team for 8+ years, has a solid technical background, and seeks to deliver quality code to customers while helping team members achieve their career goals. The team leader follows goal-oriented leadership and encourages team members to take the initiative and pursue their passions.

The team thrives on efficient communication and collaboration despite being distributed across Palo Alto, California, Bangalore, India, and other places in North America. It is a mix of members with varied experience levels.

Where is this role located?

Flexible: The role is considered flexible and will be a mix of working from the Palo Alto VMware office and remote, depending on your preferences and arrangements with your future manager. You will be expected to come to the office at least once a quarter for collaboration.

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.)
  • Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes

This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2022-10-11

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