Staff Engineer - DevOps + Infrastructure, Scripting Experience, IAAS


Bengaluru, India

Last shared 218 days ago

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10 - 15 years

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Computer Software Information Technology
Job Description

Job Description

The Senior IaaS Automation Lead will be a member of the desktop cloud team at VMware responsible for the overall Infrastructure automation efforts for the Horizon Cloud service. You will work cross functionally with SRE, architecture, core development, QE, product management, and operations to solidify the IaaS offering of a cutting-edge cloud VDI solution. You must be a highly motivated individual who is willing to take on challenging initiatives and is capable of working both independently and with others as a team.

In this role, you will focus on the adoption of infrastructure as code across all Infrastructure domains - bare metal servers, virtualization tier based on VMware technologies like vSphere, storage tiers using vSAN and NetApp clusters. You will perform full stack integration, validation, and performance testing, enabling self-service of routine activities of the IaaS Layer.


  • Programmatically manage the entire infrastructure including bare metal, virtualization and storage in soft layer data centers.
  • Embrace the “Infrastructure as code” paradigm.
  • Drive repeatable, high quality results through automation.
  • Create API interface for managing the infrastructure components with distinct SLAs for the software/platform.
  • Provision new storage and compute as necessary via automation.
  • Lead troubleshooting and performance tuning of the virtualization environments.
  • Authoring, redesigning, and optimizing virtualization environments to improve scalability.
  • Responsible for infrastructure capacity management and scaling.
  • Improve COGS through innovation.
  • Automate solutions with scale and efficiency.
  • Point of contact for architecture, consulting and escalations for production infrastructure.
  • Develop automated system integration test to verify operational integrity for IaaS stack.


  • Broad knowledge of data center, virtualization, and cloud technologies & associated best practices.
  • Experience with vendor APIs including physical and logical infrastructure devices.
  • Experience working with Virtualization technologies and architectures, based on VMWare ESXi & KVM.
  • Deep level knowledge on the IaaS layer is hosted on a vSphere/NSX/NetApp based stack.
  • 5+ years managing virtualized environments - VMware ESXi and vCenter management experience, OVM and KVM experience is a plus
  • VMware optimization and monitoring experience
  • SAN management experience for enterprise grade storage.
  • Understanding of Systems design and the OSI model
  • Coding skills in Python or similar with emphasis on writing modular, scalable code for IaaS management
  • Familiarity with API web service design
  • Solid Unix skills
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a technology/engineering discipline
  • 10+ years of overall technology experience
  • 5+ years of public cloud experience managing a complex data center IaaS offering
Company Description
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. VMware accelerates customers’ digital transformation journey by enabling enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT. With VMware solutions, organizations are creating exceptional experiences by mobilizing everything, responding faster to opportunities with modern data and apps hosted across hybrid clouds, and safeguarding customer trust with a defense-in-depth approach to cybersecurity. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Do you dare to do the stuff you’ve always dreamed about? Dare to explore at


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