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VMware Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Optimization in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Software Engineer:

CloudHealth by VMware is the global market leader in Cloud Management, and the most trusted software platform used to accelerate business transformation in the cloud. CloudHealth by VMware is looking for highly motivated individuals who will be responsible for providing software products that solve our customers’ most challenging business needs. As a Senior Member of Technical Staff for the this team, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant and direct impact on our products, platform, and tackle some of the most complex challenges in cloud computing.

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

You have an analytical mind and a passion for the craft of software engineering, and you love solving problems and learning new things. Technologies come and go, but that excites you because of the endless possibilities it creates.  You are looking for an opportunity to work for a company whose software is utilized by every Fortune 500 company and significantly impacts every industry. You want to be a part of a collaborative environment whose teams care about the product they are creating, how they create it, and the impact it has on customers’ business objectives.   

What is primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?

This position is for you if you are a developer who gets excited about new projects that solve real user problems while focusing on the customer experience in every deliverable. You will work closely with Product Management to develop core product features that analyze customers’ data for managing and optimizing investment in cloud computing. You will be in a collaborative environment with a team that cares about the product they are creating, how they create it, and the impact it has on customers’ business objectives.

Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

  • You will be expected to produce software designs for the full-stack implementation of optimization and modeling features and supporting microservices.

  • You will experiment, iterate, and deliver on new product objectives with end-to-end responsibility for your team’s goals.

  • You will produce high quality and well-documented code in an automated CI/CD environment and deliver automated tests while obsessing over quality in the code you write and the product you create.

  • You will be responsible for designing and delivering the supporting infrastructure functions to deliver your solutions at cloud-scale, including features such as usage tracking, throttling, monitoring and alerting.

  • You will be regularly evaluated on the quality of the product you create and the code you write to ensure continued advancement of your technical skills in an environment that looks to expand them.

  • As a member of the CloudHealth team you will partner with Product Management to define and develop software that solves key customer problems, from inception to implementation.

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

As a member of the team you will:

  • Review and refine delivery requirements with the team and Product Management

  • Write technical design documents and hold reviews

  • Participate in all team scrum ceremonies

  • Design and develop API-first GraphQL microservices in cloud environments

  • Develop and maintain code in Java, Scala, SPARK, Ruby, React and Angular

  • Work with containerized applications and data stores

  • Define, scale and optimize cloud infrastructure for application needs

  • Communicate within and outside the team to identify and define dependencies

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

This position reports to the Manager of Software Engineering for our optimization teams. The team is a mix of levels from senior engineers to recent graduates. We focus on iterative development, both of software and our software development practices.

You will be a part of a team that works hard and plays hard. We have a passion for making our customers successful, and a deep understanding of their needs. We have a relentless dedication to building quality software and driving growth for CloudHealth and VMware.

What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?

You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting .

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types

  • Generous Time Off Programs

  • 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community

  • Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities

  • Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)

  • Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our facilities

Your Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, in Computer Science or a related field minimum, Master of Science degree desired

  • 4+ years experience writing commercial software

  • Experience building and operating software in a SaaS environment

  • Demonstrable experience designing scalable and highly available distributed systems

  • Java/Scala/Ruby experience, and a willingness to learn new technologies and languages

  • Experience with microservice design and architecture

  • Experience with AWS services, like S3, EMR and DynamoDB

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-07-01

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 at

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