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Software Engineer - Network Software
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VMware | Palo Alto, CA
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Job Description

**Posting Title**

Software Engineer - Network Software

**Job Description**

VMware is looking for software engineers who are interested in joining our Software Defined Datacenter team\. As a member of the SDDC team, you will be immediately responsible to design and develop forwarding plane networking software stack\.


- As a hands\-on developer, be capable of fully understanding the networking system and implementing and guiding the changes required to maximize virtual and physical I/O performance and scalability\.

- Work on networking resource management requirements for virtual networks and virtual machines; work on kernel and user space software; problem analysis, resolution, and debugging\.


-Extensive experience in C coding, algorithms and data structures\.

-Good Understanding of layer\-2, and/or layer\-3 network protocols and technologies\.

-Good knowledge of Packet Forwarding Data Path in Routers and Switches\.

- Strong familiarity with TCP/IP protocol suites

\* Have dealt with ARP, ND6, DHCP etc,

\* IP/IPv6 Forwarding Plane experience, GRE Tunneling, PBR etc


A Computer Science undergraduate and/or master's degree or PhD in Computer Science is required\.

**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\.

**Why work with our Group**

Engineers interested in computer security, intrusion detection systems, and encryption algorithms get to research and develop applications of virtual machine technology for computer security\.

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Palo Alto, CA, 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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About VMware

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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.