Data Solutions Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely @ VMware - Philadelphia, PA

Job Overview

2 months ago

Data Solutions Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely

VMware - Philadelphia, PA

Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

Every new job is an opportunity for growing your career. VMware is growing and growing fast in the multi-cloud space. As part of this, VMware is growing its data products and cloud services portfolio to provide our customers a truly multi-cloud platform. That includes SQL, no-SQL engines, analytics capabilities (everything from BI to AI), and messaging and caching services for modern, cloud-native application development.

You can be a part of this growth story as VMware is the only company perfectly 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/or training reimbursements, job rotation programs, subscriptions to online training platforms and employee networking groups.

As a Tanzu Data Solutions Engineer you must be equally comfortable in both a business and technical context, interacting with executives and talking shop with technical audiences.

A little bit about the role & the team

We are customer obsessed and we believe in the value we can add and stay honest about it. We love to learn, are open to giving and receiving feedback and are passionate about making our customers successful. Our team works to ensure data is accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. On this team, you'll be working on hard, worthwhile problems with a collaborative team, accelerating your growth as a Data Architect / Engineer. The challenges we solve for our customers vary from implementing high performance, highly available transactional systems for industry leading financial institutions to designing messaging / eventing architectures for healthcare companies to optimizing deep analytics across petabytes of critical business data for consumer clients.

In this role you will get to:

  • Learn about customer’s data usecases and design patterns and then position complementary/competitive VMWare Tanzu Data products & services.

  • Educate/enable technical audience on Tanzu Data products like Greenplum for MPP analytics, Open Source database products like Postgres/MySQL, caching solutions like GemFire (Apache Geode) and messaging products like RabbitMQ.

  • Present Tanzu Data technology and vision to executives and technical contributors at prospects and customers

  • Work hands-on with prospects and customers to demonstrate and communicate the value of Tanzu Data technology throughout the sales cycle, from demo to proof of concept to design and implementation

  • Immerse yourself in the ever-evolving industry, maintaining a deep understanding of competitive and complementary technologies and vendors and how to position Tanzu Data in relation to them.

  • Collaborate with Product Management, Engineering, and Marketing to continuously improve Tanzu Data's products and marketing.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ability to connect a customer's specific business problems and Tanzu Data's solutions

  • Outstanding presentation skills to both technical and executive audiences, whether impromptu on a whiteboard or using presentations and demos.

  • Understanding of traditional DW/BI components (ETL, Staging, DW, ODS, Data Marts, BI Tools)

  • Understanding of the hardware and networking architecture behind large scale systems

  • Familiarity with standard statistical/BI packages to perform analytic calculations

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure architecture and use; AWS, Azure, GCP

  • Operational knowledge of vSphere, Kubernetes , Docker, containers

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with little to no supervision

  • Building, deploying, and managing systems leveraging a variety of data technologies.

  • Specific experience with Postgres and the associated ecosystems of tooling and related technologies is a plus.

  • Experience with Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) data warehouses such as Greenplum, Teradata, Netezza, Exadata, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Redshift, and/or Hadoop.

  • Data science understanding - AI/ML, GIS, MADlib, etc

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills along with the ability to present technical data and approaches to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Hands-on expertise with DBaaS, NoSQL, SQL and SQL analytics

  • University degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related fields, or equivalent experience preferred

Where is this role located?

Flexible: The role is considered flexible and will be a mix of working from a local VMware office and remote depending on your preferences and the arrangements determined with your future manager. You will be expected to live within a reasonable non-daily commute of the office.

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

Due to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will be required to have their final vaccination dose (e.g., second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of J&J) by January 4, 2022. Specifically, this means that all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 18th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.

Category :
Subcategory: Systems Engineering
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-12-08

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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