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Staff Engineer - Cloud Platform
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VMware | Bellevue, WA
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Job Description

**Posting Title**

Staff Engineer - Cloud Platform

**Job Description**

VMware will be hosting an invite only recruiting event in Seattle, Washington in January as part of our continual search for top talent for VMware.

* Develop new components in our distributed systems including design, implementation and testing of a component

* Service and debug issues in the distributed system

* Actively engage in design and problem discussions

Job requirements
Must have:

* A degree in Computer Science, or show that you have genuinely developed the same level of knowledge through self-study

* Deep understanding of distributed systems, problems and algorithms

* Experience in one of Java/C/Ruby/Python. Willingness to learn new languages and adapt to new technologies.

* Ability to write high quality code and the openness to continually improve your coding based on peer review and feedback

Beneficial to have:

* Experience or understanding of open source distributed system services such as Openstack, Zookeeper, …

* Understanding of multiple configuration management and monitoring systems including Chef, Puppet, Vagrant, Jenkins, etc would be beneficial, but is not a requirement

* Experience using hypervisors, especially VMware ESX or KVM or Xen would be beneficial, but is not a requirement

* Experience collaborating with developers using systems such as Git, Gerrit, Jenkins etc.

**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; Burlington, MA; Cambridge, MA; Broomfield, CO; Sofia, Bulgaria; Aarhus, Denmark; London, UK; Herzliya, Israel; Bangalore, India; and Beijing, China.

**Advertised Location**

Bellevue, WA, US

**About Us**

VMware is the leader in cloud infrastructure, business mobility and virtualization software. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and policy-driven automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace.

With 2014 revenues of $6.04 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers, 75,000 partners, and 18,000+ employees in 120+ locations around the world. At the core of what we do are our employees who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Want to be part of a compassionate community that thrives on architecting what's next in IT? Learn more at vmware.com/careers.

**EEO Statement**

VMware is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel actions, which include: recruiting and hiring, selection for training, promotion, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, discipline, demotion, layoff or termination. VMware does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, family medical history or genetic information, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, military status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. VMware also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. Further, it is the policy of VMware to maintain a working environment free of all forms of harassment.

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**Level of Job**

Mid-Senior Level

**Advertised Group**


About VMware

Company Description

VMware (NYSE: VMW): VMware (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware’s approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 400,000 customers and 55,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.