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Seattle, WA Full Time Posted by: EMC Corporation Posted: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

You will be responsible for the delivery of a core platform of services that allow application developers to extend the SaaS-based capabilities through the introduction of new services.

The services your team is responsible for include:

  • Data and event processing services
  • Cluster policy services
  • Service registration and lifecycle management services and tools
  • Data storage and authorization services
  • Diagnostic tooling and services for application developers
  • Cluster communication services

In this role you must foster a platform development mindset that is focused on the following:

  • Well-defined APIs and communication protocols for service discovery and interaction
  • Enable expansion of the portfolio through the development of core programmatic mechanisms that allow partner teams to deliver their services and solutions with minimal friction.

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

  • Leads a team of 30-40 engineers initially focused on providing both the core Kubernetes cluster management services focused on cluster lifecycle management, policy management, as well as providing the platform extensibility services allowing other teams to extend Mission Control functionality.
  • Involves professional development of technical leaders, senior engineering managers, and guiding teams towards an optimum and sustainable level of impact.
  • Leads sideways by partnering with stakeholders to ensure that an extensible platform experience is achieved in the systems in a scalable and delightful way.
  • Leads up by providing guidance, recommendations, and reporting to leadership on the evolution of platform characteristics of Mission Control services which help with strategic decisions about the portfolio evolution.
  • Reports to Director of Engineering for Mission Control, who has spent the past seven years in Full time engineering management leading teams of increasing scope and impact.

Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

Achieve platform outcomes:

  • Ensure service-level objectives are well-defined for platform services.
  • First versions of services can be delivered to customers in less than a month
  • Developers can take their solutions and services to market with minimal oversight from platform engineering.
  • Developers can operate their services in production without assistance from the platform engineering team.
  • New services are secure and business compliant by default

Achieve organizational outcomes:

  • Establish platform development capacity planning mechanisms to ensure highest priority opportunities are funded adequately
  • Establish learning and feedback mechanisms within teams so they can continuously improve their output and collaboration.
  • Drive the engagement and enthusiasm of developers building services on top of your team's platform as measured by a developer advocacy score.

Seattle, WA, United States of America
EMC Corporation
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3/2/2021 5:29:42 PM

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