Senior Software Engineer- SaaS Cloud Platform

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Job Description

Req ID: R2102310

Are you an experienced, hands-on Senior Staff Software Engineer with SaaS platform knowledge?

VMware’s Cloud Services R&D team is looking for a top-tier senior engineer to help build our cloud platform to enable our SaaS delivery model, and as a result broaden our business into new areas. As a Senior Staff Engineer, you will be instrumental in our initiatives to build and launch new services and solutions that are key to VMware’s exciting and evolving strategic SaaS direction.

If you have a real passion for building cloud-aware SaaS systems that are highly instrumented, scalable, manageable, and fault tolerant, then you will fit right in. We are looking for engineers with high levels of ownership. If you don't shy away from hard problems, and enjoy delivering value while furthering your technical vision, this position is for you!

Required Skill and Competencies:

  • Deep technical skills across both proprietary and open-source, and a good breadth across many technologies. Knowledge spanning multiple platforms and architectures with deep understanding of algorithms, data structures, and performance optimization techniques.
  • Known as a cross-team consensus builder
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with technical and non-technical multi-functional teams
  • Solid track record of challenging projects, showing 6+ years of experience developing software.
  • Must have experience building large scale, high performance systems and software. Demonstrated excellence in designing and implementing multi-tiered consumer and enterprise applications, high throughput services and integration middleware
  • Expertise with heterogeneous, enterprise, distributed, object-oriented client/server and/or web-based systems design and implementation.
  • Technical Bachelor or Masters degree (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering)
  • Experience designing for scalability and performance, and designing/integrating large-scale systems.
  • Extensive programming experience in Java, C, C++, go
  • Evaluating impacts on integration, inter-operability, reliability, performance, scalability, flexibility and maintainability.


  • Provide technical leadership for the team that will focus on building our SaaS platform.
  • Work with product managers to define product roadmaps, translate roadmap into functional specs, and designs
  • Responsible for architecture, design, extensibility of one or more products
  • Hands on coding for critical modules of the product
  • Participate and influence code reviews, design reviews for robust and scalable products ought to be able to work across engineering teams and architects Build and present technical presentations to internal teams and partners
  • Architect/Design/Code/Test/Automate major modules of product
  • Mentor junior engineers on design, good coding practices
  • You will define and implement extensible client-side and server-side components adhering to secure, easy to maintain and follow best engineering practices
  • You will work across client/server and geographical boundaries to deliver well integrated solutions
  • You will break complex problems into simple scenarios that you estimate and deliver on time
  • You will turn requirements and business needs into elegant solution

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-05-12

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today.

Company Info.


VMware, Inc. is an American cloud computing and virtualization technology company headquartered in California. VMware was the first commercially successful company to virtualize the x86 architecture. VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and macOS, while its enterprise software hypervisor for servers, VMware ESXi, is a bare-metal hypervisor that runs directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying.

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    Information Technology
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  • Location
    Palo Alto, California, United States
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