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VMware Senior Systems Engineer in Broomfield, Colorado

For the second year, VMware SD-WAN™ by VeloCloud® leads the WAN Edge Infrastructure market, continuing to be placed furthest in Completeness of Vision and highest in Ability to Execute. VeloCloud, now part of VMware is the only complete solution with all the key elements of a Cloud‐Delivered WAN. VeloCloud dramatically simplifies the WAN by delivering virtualized services from the cloud to branch offices and mobile users everywhere. VeloCloud services deliver enterprise grade performance, visibility and control over both Internet and private networks, combining the economy of the Internet with the flexibility of the cloud. More information is available at at

Do you love to make new things, design and develop technologies that will be used by legions of people? Do you want to learn about new groundbreaking networking and cloud technologies in a hands-on, fun and exhilarating environment? Then come join us. We pay as much attention to building a culture of fast learning in a fun and trustworthy environment as we do to building our products.

Learn Fast, Trust each other, Have Fun. That embodies the culture of VeloCloud by VMware.

The DevOps Engineer will design and manage the VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud infrastructure and should be well-versed in software systems and virtualization technologies especially as it relates to Infra-as-code, Cloud Service Providers, Private Clouds, and Data Centers. The System Engineer will also monitor ongoing health of the global service infrastructure and implement corrective actions/automation to avert disruptions.


  • Design future proof data center solutions with Infra-as-code.

  • Design hybrid cloud environment for scale; integrate public cloud IaaS and physical data centers

  • Operate global infrastructure & manage service availability

  • Respond to security incidents.

  • Work closely with R&D team to ensure the various software components can be managed in a production grade environment, ensuring maximum visibility into network operations and flexibility in the event of component failures.

  • Work with the sales team to adequately plan capacity in the global POP locations based on sales forecast

  • Equipment selection, qualification, and deployment


  • BS Computer Science preferred

  • Background with running IaaS and/or SaaS services

  • Systems Administrator level understanding of Linux Operating Systems

  • Administrative level understanding of Public Cloud Providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • Solid understanding of virtualization technology: ESXi, KVM

  • Experience with storage systems in the context of physical hypervisors and public cloud

  • Understanding of L2 and L3 OSI Network Layers

  • Exposure to container technologies in a production environment (Kubernetes, Docker, EKS)

  • Expert level scripting experience with Bash and/or Python

  • Experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins, Github etc

  • Experience with Ansible/Puppet/Chef/Terraform.

  • Experience with deploying and managing monitoring infrastructure such as Wavefront, BigPanda, ELK etc.

  • Experience in a high-volume or critical 24x7x365 production service environment

  • Exceptional communication and listening skills, ability to establish rapport and credibility and clearly articulate problem statements

This position will perform work that the U.S. government has specified can only be performed by a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and therefore any potential offer of employment is contingent upon verification of candidate’s U.S. citizenship.

Company Culture

We are a team of doers and makers and believe in a diverse, egalitarian work environment. Our cultural emphasis on Learn Fast, Trust Each Other and Have Fun has allowed us to build a crack team of "A" players. We promise you will have a whale of a time working with us and our channel partners and customers. Come Learn With Us.

VeloCloud by VMware is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All applicants will be treated fairly and given equal opportunity in all aspects of the employment, including compensation and benefits, irrespective of their race, color, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or ethnic origin.

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Product Dev Management

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Remote: Yes

Posted Date: 2020-10-14

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.