Meet the Hiring Manager – Ruby Rong

Veritas Perspectives May 19, 2023

Meet Ruby Rong, Senior Manager of Development—Ruby Rong has been with Veritas for over 16 years. Ruby's journey into the tech industry started with her first job as a web developer for a local company, where she worked closely with product and UX teams to develop an online English course for students. After completing her master's degree in the UK, she joined IBM as a junior engineer, where she learned the development process and worked with multiple stakeholders on developing components in the WebSphere server application.

With her extensive and invaluable experience, Ruby leads the development of various projects and manages a team of developers. Outside of work, Ruby enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going on long walks, and going on camping trips while capturing memories with her camera. She also loves to read books, watch movies about diverse cultures and learn about the history of each and stay connected with her loved ones through social platforms like WeChat.

Ruby is an exceptional leader with a passion for development and a dedication to her team. Her experience and skills make her an ideal candidate for any project, and her love for learning and exploring new cultures makes her a valuable asset to any team. Read on to learn more about Ruby’s contributions and what she’s looking for in her next hire!

Describe your role and responsibilities at Veritas. 

My key responsibility as a part of the Advanced Structural Design Solutions Engineering Organization is to ensure that we build a high-performance development team that delivers excellent products for our customers. As a leader, I create a culture of trust and transparency that empowers our teams to take ownership and act in a manner that maintains our commitment to high-quality product delivery. I collaborate with key internal stakeholders like Quality Assurance, Support, Product Management, Sales Engineering, etc., engaging in activities that create wins for Veritas, while working with peers across the globe and the Sr. Leadership team to drive programs and projects.

What is your favorite aspect of working at Veritas?

The culture, the teamwork, and the strong technical atmosphere are some of my favorite aspects of working at Veritas. A robust Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion environment builds a strong brand, attracts, and retains top talent, and builds cohesive and productive teams. There are many opportunities to access the latest technology and take on challenging work from which I could learn a lot.

What has been the biggest lesson(s) you have learned as you progress in your career? 

There are many challenges or issues in daily work along with lessons learned. Attitude is everything and that is the biggest gain during my professional journey. Hard-working and effective communications can help me find the best solution to remove barriers. Building a trusting and positive environment for my team and acting as an authentic leader to support the team is necessary.

Your team is hiring. Can you tell us more about your organization’s charter?

Our software and hardware products enable 86 percent of the world’s Fortune 500 companies to protect, identify, and manage data within the world’s largest and most complex environments—from traditional data centers to private, public, and hybrid clouds. The goal is to build a high-performing Appliance solution engineering organization. This requires programming skills (Scripts programming experiences as Python/Golang or OOP experiences) on the Linux platform, good debug/problem-solving skills, highly secure, scalable, Internet-facing solutions development experiences, and excellent communication skills.

What advice would you give to a candidate who is looking to interview and join your team?

We work in a highly innovative technical team. Therefore, I am seeking a self-starter and someone who can be an adaptive person in a rapidly changing technological development environment. Being an excellent collaborator across cross-functional stakeholders to achieve our desired results.

Ruby’s team is currently hiring for the roles of Principal Software Engineers and Senior Software Engineers. Are you looking for your next career challenge? Veritas is actively hiring! Check out our Careers page to apply.


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