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Log Insight is a new Big Data Analytics platform by VMware for indexing, storing, analyzing and visualizing TBs of unstructured data. We are looking for an experienced R&D; manager that will help design and deliver Log Insight by pushing the technology boundaries in building a very scalable, distributed database for unstructured data with an extremely intuitive and easy to use UI. The R&D; Manager will be responsible for leading a team of very strong engineers through a phase of growth. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in shipping software to customers, excellent project management skills using Agile development methodologies (e.g. Scrum), very strong technical skills, as well as great communication and mentoring skills, and a desire to achieve excellent results in a fast paced environment.
Own the end-to-end responsibility for delivering a major part of the product.
Develop project plans and execute against them in a Scrum environment.
Manage the day-to-day process and activities, translate and clarify high-level requirements to user stories and tasks, remove roadblocks.
Manage and mentor a world-class engineering team.
Plan for long term growth and help recruit excellent engineering talent.
Work with management as well as other teams and functions in developing a long term plan for Log Insight.
Work with engineers and architects to define and develop the right architecture and user experience for the product.
5+ years experience in managing software development teams.
Experience in shipping multiple releases of software products to customers.
Knowledge of Agile development methodologies (Scrum in particular).
Experience developing scalable systems and knowledge of architecture.
Comfortable in dealing with uncertainty and helping drive clarity.
Comfortable in working with and leading very strong engineers.
Extensive experience in one of the following areas a plus: Search Engines, DBMS, Distributed Systems.
BS/MS in computer science or equivalent experience required.
Position locations: Seattle, WA - Palo Alto - CA
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Posting Title: R&D; Sr. Manager – Big Data Analytics Infrastructure
Location: Palo Alto, CA, US
Is this a remote or multiple location position?: Yes
Requisition Number: 46207BR
Level of Job (LinkedIn): Mid-Senior Level
Group: Product Management/Product Marketing