New Grad - vSAN Backend Dev engineer



Job Description

Business Summary

The Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) in our Storage and Availability BU's vision is that for a VM storage services are dynamically built and delivered on a policy. You will work with VMware's storage services which are precisely aligned with application requirements. The vSAN team is seeking a new college grad to work on next generation file system project. The engineer will play an integral part in the vSAN core team responsible for developing new vSAN features and products based on an enterprise-class virtualization platform. vSAN engineering is looking for a new grad who is motivated and passionate about fixing & diagnosing problems in large bodies of complex code, delivering fixes to customers with rapid turnaround time and high quality. You will be part of our core development team to improve the product based on requirements and defects/issues reported by Support, Customer Success, and Field organizations. You will work with architects, product management teams and other stakeholders across sites to design and develop new features and products. You will also collaborate with the Quality Engineers to ensure the quality of the developed products. Duties will include design, implementation, testing, and debugging. The engineer will also interact with other core engineering teams and groups outside of engineering in Storage and Availability Business Unit in helping analyze and prioritize product features, interact with partners, and enablement.

Job Role and Responsibility

  • Design and develop the next generation of storage virtualization products.
  • Work for complex distributed systems algorithms.
  • Work on networking protocols native to VSAN and have the ability to debug vmkernel networking stack.
  • Work with VMware kernel and management teams to ensure that features work seamlessly end-to-end and maintain product extensibility and compatibility.
  • Work with Quality Engineers and ensure software testability, quality and stability.
  • Work with the documentation team and ensure good quality documentation of the product and API.

Required Skills
  • 1-2 years of experience in developing and working with large scalable distributed systems written in C/C++
  • You will possess a strong analytical, debugging and troubleshooting skills including use of tools.
  • You have strong coding skills in C, C++, Python, Kernel Programming
  • You are a natural problem-solver and dive deep to unravel complex problems/issues.
  • You bring good testing methodologies and a real passion for building quality products.
  • You have validated experience working with highly scalable complex systems.
  • You possess knowledge of distributed systems and applications.


Preferred Skills
  • Familiarity with storage technologies
  • Experience with File Systems
  • Experience with storage IO stack
  • Experience with Performance Optimization


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VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.


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