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Director of Engineering

Palo Alto, CA, USA | VMware

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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As Director of CSP Engineering, you will be responsible for developing the platform that delivers a consistent experience and dramatically accelerates the SaaS delivery of all VMware and 3rd party ISV services. You will be leading the transformation of VMware products to SaaS and have direct ownership of this key SaaS enabling platform.As someone with strong SaaS delivery experience, you will not only provide technical guidance but take a position of authority on shaping the strategy, plan and ensure rapid delivery of services with quality.


Responsible for Cloud Service Platform engineering and execution of roadmap

Lead agile development and deployment processes with improved velocity and increased predictability

Hire and grow an engineering organization with direct and matrixed staff of Engineers, Product Managers, UX Designers, QA and DevOps Engineers.

Deliver SaaS enabling platform capabilities (identity, billing, support, API Gateway) in an agile fashion while maintaining high software engineering practices.

Build the common cloud platform for delivering an integrated and consistent user experience for VMware's growing portfolio of SaaS services including VMware Cloud on AWS and Cross-Cloud Services.

Engineer highly resilient systems and as a service platform owner be responsible for availability and scalability of these foundational services.

Work directly with peer R&D groups, IT teams and Business Operations teams to build a joint roadmap that addresses the needs of the products and operations.



Passionate engineering and operations leader who has delivered and managed cloud applications at global scale under demanding 24x7x365 SLA

Minimum 8-10 years of software development experience and minimum of 5 yeas of engineering management experience

SaaS development experience a must, with proven track record of delivering highly scalable and resilient systems, on tight schedule with distributed team

Strong engineering leadership and ability to attract top talent, motivate people, instill accountability and get best out of the team

Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a dynamic environment

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Strong technical prowess. While regular coding doesn't have to be part of the job, ability to contribute to architecture/design discussions and make sound technical decisions is critical.

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