VMware Secure State Lead Fullstack Developer in Sofia, Bulgaria

We are a hard-working team, building SaaS platforms to deliver the future of cloud security and governance. We live and breathe distributed systems, horizontally scaled microservice architectures, graph data models, security-focused data analytics and data science, cloud services, and high availability designs all with integrated instrumentation and logging. We are seeking creative and capable problem solvers and critical thinkers with growth mindsets to join us. Our team is growing and you will have the chance to get in early and grow, while sharing responsibility for the full lifecycle of delivering SaaS products. While we have a high bar for quality and performance, we also foster a work environment that is balanced, fun and fulfilling.

We are seeking an engineering leader to build, foster, sustain and empower a team of developers. Your team will be responsible for several aspects of our platforms including UI implementation (both front and back end), some backend data services, and extending and crafting our security content for VMware Secure State cloud security and governance SaaS. You will seek to understand our shared vision for Secure State and bridge the time and distance between our teams, helping to build strong communications, trust, and collaboration. As we demonstrate success your team will grow, so you should feel comfortable leading a growing team.

Your primary responsibilities will be managing the agile development process for the team. These will include sprint planning and resource allocation, product usage and light testing to validate newly released features, taking point on team communication and progress, interaction with product management, and some project management related to meeting our team goals.

Requirements and preferred skills

  • You possess technical knowledge and awareness to help your team navigate through difficult technical decisions.

  • You manage your team by example.

  • Your verbal and written communication skills are effective and versatile.

  • You relate to your team on an emotional level and have empathy for their challenges, failures and successes.

  • You inspire your team to execute at exceptional levels for extended periods of time.

  • You can make a good plan for your team and inspire dedicated execution.

  • You take responsibility when goals are not met and share the success when they are.

  • You understand agile software development, can lead an agile team and have experience with agile software development tools like Jira, Git, Confluence

  • You have 7+ years programming experience in languages such as Go, Node/Javascript, Ruby. Experience with Bash and Git is also required.

  • You have exposure to some or all of these technologies: ElasticSearch, Mongo, Redis, Cassandra, Kubernetes, SQL, Docker, Jenkins and Linux.

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