Sr Software Engineer Virtual Center Team Job
VMware - Cambridge, MA

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Posting Title Sr Software Engineer Virtual Center Team About Us VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 500,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT. As a team, our employees thrive on forward momentum. We are an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to architect what’s next for the future of IT. With 13,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are a passionate, innovative and driven group inspired to make a difference in the industry and our communities. Connect with us at Why work for our Division VMware’s world-class, award-winning R&D team is comprised of thousands of top-notch computer scientists and software engineers that are transforming computing through virtualization. Members of the R&D team voice their creative ideas and watch them become initiatives, participate in exciting short-term and long-term products on the VMware roadmap, initiate advanced research projects, and/or write and test code that ships. At VMware, our engineers continue to learn and grow by working with top professionals from around the world and recent graduates of top universities and by taking advantage of our extensive internal training opportunities and generous external education assistance program. R&D team members work on the latest computing equipment and have access to the ACM and IEEE libraries. VMware has R&D offices in: Silicon Valley; Cambridge, MA; Broomfield, CO; Sofia, Bulgaria; Aarhus, Denmark; London, UK; Herzliya, Israel; Bangalore, India; and Beijing, China. Job Description VMware Inc., a pioneer in virtualization software for Industry-standard computers, is seeking an engineer with strong distributed systems or scalable applications development experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience providing architectural vision and hands-on technical leadership to a team building large mission-critical systems. An excellent understanding of building three-tier applications is desired. Designing for performance, reliability and scalability is critical.

VirtualCenter is the flagship management software for VMware's™ server virtualization offerings. In addition to managing ESX server hosts, the VirtualCenter Server is rapidly becoming a platform on which virtualization solutions are developed, both inside and outside VMware.

The key challenges facing the VirtualCenter Server platform in the coming years are scaling to manage thousands of servers, tens of thousands of virtual machines and managing hosts spread across multiple geographical locations. Interoperability between multiple VirtualCenter Server instances to enable federation is a key architectural change that will enable may of these solutions to be delivered.

If working on large real-world distributed systems problems, anticipating future customer requirements and delivering them on an aggressive schedule motivates you, then this job is for you.

  • Design & develop scalable, distributed, multi-threaded applications in Java or C/C++
  • Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent - Experience on advanced development in Security, Distributed Systems, Messaging, and Databases highly desirable
  • Proven ability to deliver commercial quality software
  • Experience in object-oriented design methodology and techniques
  • Understanding of system architecture, including processors, storage and networking is highly desirable
  • Must be comfortable developing for Windows and/or Linux environments
  • Must be able to interface with customers
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills essential! Location Cambridge, MA, US Is this a remote or multiple location position? No
Requisition Number 40215BR

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