VMware Network Security Engineer, OCTO xLabs - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Helena, Montana
Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
VMware’s xLabs program offers a unique new technology incubation program where small teams work closely to create exciting and disruptive new technologies with broad impact to the company and often moving the state of the art forward in various areas.
This position will be for a network security engineer for an existing early innovation project focusing on building a modern application security analytics platform. The project has received extremely positive feedback from stakeholders including the CTO. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with other world class innovators and understand the dynamics of building new technology in a ‘startup like’ context within a large and mature company. The project has great visibility across the company with upcoming showcases to the industry.
The xLabs experience is the perfect place for developers looking to blaze new trails, work on a high impact project and to see it through to a real product.
Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months
you will work toward completing ?
Within your first 6 months
You will be expected to write Python and Go code to process network calls, from modern microservice applications for feature extraction for training machine learning models to use your network security expertise.
You will be responsible for writing rulesets to reduce false positives and explain anomalies detected by the machine learning modules.
You will be expected to write code to test, and train, the machine learning modules against plausible security threats.
You will be developing software to run on a live SAAS security analytics Kubernetes based platform including Kafka, Redis and ElasticSearch components.
You will be working with public and private cloud services platforms including Amazon AWS.
After 6 months+
You will be responsible for designing and delivering the supporting infrastructure functions to deliver your solutions at cloud-scale, including features such as usage tracking, throttling, monitoring, and alerting.
You will be regularly evaluated on the quality of the product you create and the code you write to ensure continued advancement of your technical skills in an environment that looks to expand them.
What type of work will you be doing? What assignments or requirements* will
you be performing on a regular basis?
The successful candidate will be expected to write design documents, code, perform code reviews and work closely with the development team. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to help debug and troubleshoot production issues as well as demo the product to internal teams and customers.
Who is the hiring manager*? What is his background and management style?
What is the structure of the team/organization you will be working with?
The Hiring Manager for this role is Dennis Ramdass, Director, xLabs Engineering, who has been with VMware for over 4 years with 15 years of industry experience as an individual contributor and engineering leader. Dennis worked at a startup for 4 years which was eventually acquired by VMware. Dennis’s management style is focused on empowering the team by removing blockers while encouraging innovation, collective responsibility and a collaborative, inclusive team culture.
Where is this role located?
This role is flexible with a primary location at VMware headquarters in Palo Alto but the option for remote work is available.
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 www.benefits.vmware.com .
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
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: 2022-05-08
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