Software Developer (NCG)- Platform Management Infrastructure

Job Description

University Summary:

VMware recognizes that today's students are tomorrow's trailblazers and we value the opportunity to benefit from your fresh perspective. If you thrive in an open, innovative, technology-driven culture, VMware could be the place for you! You will be exposed to a wide range of software platform technologies that are utilized by customers all over the world.

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Job Role and Responsibilities:

The Cloud Platform Business Unit (CPBU) R&D organization is responsible for vSphere, our Core Virtualization Infrastructure, and Solutions for Enterprise Virtualization, Cloud initiatives. The Platform Management Infrastructure (PMI) team as part of CPBU, designs and implements programming interfaces and frameworks that allow administrators to control and configure guest operating systems and develop software such as VMware Tools running inside of a virtual machine. As a member of our team, you will architect, design and build software to manage and interact with operating systems (such as Windows, Linux, Mac), virtual machines and containers. You will develop system software to enable higher level applications to perform operations inside these operating systems. You would work in an environment where innovation is fostered and encouraged.

Do you see yourself at VMware doing great work in a team that will shift you into the next steps of your career? Then come join the Platform Management Infrastructure team and be a part of a team that will help build out the next stage of your career journey.

As a new graduate at VMware, you'll create innovative solutions and solve complex problems. You'll take ownership of meaningful, big-picture projects and springboard an impactful career. Become immersed in all aspects of our innovative and collaborative culture, and ensure you get the full VMware experience. You'll interact with industry thought leaders at one of our world-class campuses and enjoy networking, community service, and career development events.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Developing infrastructure for controlling, communicating with, and configuring operating systems, containers and VMware software running inside a virtual machine.
  • Building frameworks and components for managing and interacting with the virtual machine and containers.
  • Designing and developing vSphere APIs along with their underlying implementation.
  • Developing tests and collaborating with the QE engineers to ensure software testability, stability, and quality.
  • Working with the technical publications team to ensure high-quality documentation of the product and its APIs.
  • Interacting with other product teams both within VMware and our partners, customer support organization and the release team.

Required Skills:

  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent degree and experience.
  • Strong coding skills in C/C++.
  • Knowledge in Python, shell, or other scripting languages.
  • Exposure to systems level programming and understanding of system internals.
  • School and/or industry projects involving significant design and development.
  • Must be motivated, detail-oriented, and the ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical skills, good judgment, and passion for your work.
  • Good teamwork and communication skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Comfortable working in teamwork focused environments.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prior internship experience is desirable.
  • Cross-platform experience is desirable.
  • Design skills and unit/integration testing experience is desirable.
  • Experience developing user space and kernel modules.

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