Senior Staff Engineer

    • Pune, India



Job Description

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 350,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in the Cloud Era. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and 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.

Carbon Black is now part of VMware. As a standalone company, Carbon Black established itself as a leader in the endpoint security space. The product portfolio includes the rapidly growing Carbon Black Cloud platform that delivers next-generation endpoint protection capabilities from the cloud. Now with the full resources of VMware, you have the opportunity to make an impact and build upon Carbon Black's success.

Our team of 20,000+ people working in 50+ locations worldwide are committed to building a community where outstanding people want to work long term by living our values of passion, innovation, execution, collaboration, active learning and giving back. If you are ready to accelerate, innovate and lead, join us as we challenge constraints and problem tackle for tomorrow today.

VMware Carbon Black Cloud is a next generation security service to protect applications and data running on virtualized and cloud infrastructure. We are fundamentally changing how organizations of are securing their critical applications and data in both the private and public cloud. With 6000+ customers we are a leading next generation product providing NGAV and EDR solutions.

Roles & Responsibilities:
· Lead the architecture for our data path components and contribute to the overall systems architecture
· Participate in the design, implementation, documentation of system architecture initiatives and full product development life cycles.
· Be hands on in architecture, design and development as well as on Windows/linux kernel architecture.
· Lead design and code reviews with a major focus on performance, scalability and future expansion
· Open up the boundaries in adopting new technologies, best design practices to ensure our products are the best.
· Collaborate with project team members and multi-functional product teams to execute product goals.
· Innovate and coach others to innovate.
· Provide technical leadership to other team members and be a standout colleague.

Required Skills
· 15-18+ years of experience designing and developing security/systems software.
· Proven track record of building systems from scratch and leading a team through all phases of the development cycle while delivering a quality product
· Extensive experience in C/C++ coding on Windows, algorithms and data structures
· Fully participated as a lead architect in several major product development cycles.
· Excellent understanding of Operating Systems concepts and kernel components. Experience with SMP, TCP/IP, algorithms, multi-tasking, device drivers a plus.
· Strong experience in Windows/Linux internals and kernel programming. Solid knowledge of modern Windows / UNIX kernels (i.e., Linux, BSD, Solaris, AIX, or HP/UX) in kernel/C development, debugging, problem and performance analysis.
· Knowledge of CPU internals, CPU schedulers, memory management
· Good knowledge of File systems on NTFS Windows/linux

file-system drivers, or file-system-filter drivers -- preferably in anti-virus, intrusion prevention, or security space
· Experience with low-level / kernel-level development and debugging as well as familiarity with one or more virtualization platforms a plus
· Experience with building and developing in a distributed system.
· Excellent analytical skills and critical thinking.
· Prior experience in the Security space. Understanding of the security space including aspects of desktop and server security in at least one of the following areas a. Exploitation techniques b. Protection technologies and products c. Vulnerabilities assessment and exploits analysis
· Hard-working, results oriented, high energy, self-motivated and creative individual who can become a part of a new and exciting team
· Excellent interpersonal, communication skills . Ability to build consensus among stakeholders from different groups and drive technical discussions to a conclusion.
· Be hands on with coding and code reviews
· Strong organization and project management skills

Preferred Skills
· Master's degree in computer science preferred
· Experience participating in agile development is a plus.
· Virtualization technologies, centralized networking, security management are all big pluses

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.

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.

About Us

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 500,000 enterprise and mid-market customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT. We enable people and organizations by radically simplifying IT through software virtualization with a focus on three core missions: End-User Computing (EUC), Hybrid Cloud and Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Join our community - instigators of innovation and transformers of technology - as we envision and create what's next in IT. Get connected to 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 imagine, define and deliver the future of IT. With 13,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are passionately driven to make an impact while contributing back to the community. Learn more at https://careers.vmware.com/.

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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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