Staff Engineer - Monitor Group

    • Boston, MA

Job Description

Monitor Group is part of our Core Platform Group which is responsible for our Core Virtualization Infrastructure.

We are looking for talented and highly motivated individuals to join the world-class virtual machine monitor group, which is responsible for the CPU virtualization technology in VMware products and delivers enterprise quality software.

You will have the opportunity to work with bleeding edge CPU technology, VT-x/AMD-V, interrupt virtualization, memory virtualization/management, and virtualization of other forms of compute technologies and accelerators. This work requires you to possess a deep understanding of processor architecture and low-level OS kernel internals, including memory management, resource management, and interrupt architecture.

You will work independently and as a member of a team to design and deliver features in support of new processors. You have the opportunity to become a domain expert and lead large feature efforts while mentoring others.

What you bring:
· Systems-level software engineer with a passion for working at the low level
· Excellent hands-on implementer with strong C programming skills in a Linux/Windows environment
· Strong software engineering background shipping product
· Excellent knowledge of OS kernel internals
· Strong background in computer architecture

Preferred Skills:
· MSCS or PhD preferred, with 9+ years of industry experience or equivalent research experience
· Development experience working on low-level, performance-critical software
· Prior development experience with dynamic/binary translation or compilers
· Strong knowledge of x86 assembly/architecture
· Exposure to VMs (Java or x86)

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