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Senior Cloud Engineer - Cloud Spend Optimization

Palo Alto, California

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Job ID R1810923

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Join the leader in cloud software as we drive the next wave of cloud innovation. VMware (NYSE: VMW) is the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, two areas that consistently rank as top priorities among CIOs. We are consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in the industry, our campus spans a 100+ acre site in the heart of Silicon Valley – Palo Alto, CA.

Business Summary

At VMware Cloud and Productivity Engineering (CPE), we enable our engineering colleagues to deliver world-class software products and services. We provide a center-of-excellence that spans across our public and private cloud services. We do this by crafting, constructing and operating “core building-block” services, building community and curating libraries of knowledge and best-practices.

Job Role and Responsibility

As a Senior Cloud Services Engineer with responsibilities for Cloud Spend and Optimization, you will partner with our R&D colleagues to help them optimize their usage of public cloud, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure. You will

  • Use creative engineering and analytical techniques to deliver targeted cost optimization solutions.
  • Develop insightful views in to cost and usage data that enable executives to understand spend.
  • Use VMware software, such as CloudHealth and Wavefront, to provide data visualization, and at the same time have a rare opportunity to be “Customer zero” for those platforms through direct feedback to the respective engineering teams.
  • Drive the interlock engagements between CPE and VMware Engineering to create awareness and drive behavior change to make significant cost and efficiency improvements across the organization.

Required Skills

You will have an engineering background

You will have strong analytical skills

You will be an excellent communicator, comfortable presenting in front of large and influential audiences

You will have 5+ years of experience working in a related discipline such as a systems engineer, technical account manager, financial analyst.

You will have specific experience with IaaS (AWS, GCP and Azure)

Minimum bachelor’s degree (science). MS a plus.

Preferred Skills

Ability to write application integrations in code using APIs.

Use deployment frameworks such as Terraform, CloudFormation and Jenkins.

Experience with container frameworks (Kubernetes, Docker) is a plus.

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