Staff Engineer, Vmware Cloud Edge Networking

Vmware, Inc. Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 2 months ago

Are you passionate about building great products? Want to be a part of the exploding Edge and IoT market? Want to get in a ground level to develop VMware's edge computing solution? Our team is looking for a talented, passionate engineer to join the team.

With the advent of IOT, edge computing is emerging as new frontier to blend the physical and virtual world, and enable new ways of solving problems, and deliver new experiences not available before. As industry shifts from centralized intelligence to distributed edge intelligence, edge computing presents great opportunities for growth and innovation. As the leader of private, public and hybrid cloud, VMware is extending its offering to the edges, and bringing benefits of cloud to the edge.

We recently announced our edge initiative as Project Dimension in VMworld 2018 Keynote. Learn more about Project Dimension and Edge computing from

As a member of our team, you will play a key role in understanding customer use cases and defining the endto-end behavior of the solution. This solution will involve developing a highly scalable SaaS service, an easy to use on-prem hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) and integrating with our SD-WAN product, Velocloud.

A big part of edge computing is making sure edge to cloud network is optimized, and also our edge systems fit seamlessly into existing networking structure in edge environments. We are looking for a technical lead engineer with a strong networking knowledge and strong server-side/ SaaS experience

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Become the subject matter expert and truly understand what customers need from this product.

  • Represent Dimension to customers and provide expert level advise on how to setup their environment optimally

  • Understand different subsystems and bring them together to form a meaningful solution to the customer

  • Collaborate with project team members and cross-functional product teams.

  • Embody principles of service ownership, be a champion for continuous delivery and test automation

Required Skills:

  • Experience in working with world-class software development teams and projects through multiple releases.

  • Excellent knowledge of L2/L3 Networking protocols, Routing Protocol integration(OSPF, BGP, Multicast), MPLS, Security concepts(IKE, IPSeC, PKI), WAN optimization techniques and QoS fundamentals.

  • Excellent knowledge and experience implementing networking in virtualized environments, software-defined networking

  • Experience in configuring or management of network switches

  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in C++, Java or scripting languages (Python etc)

  • 3+ years of SaaS experience, developing management products

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency and experience with VMware Products like NSX, Velocloud etc

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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