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Software Engineer - OS Kernel Memory Management - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Company: VMware
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

The foundation of VMWare's virtualization technology is ESXi. ESXi is an operating system and virtualization infrastructure built from scratch for the explicit purpose of running virtual machines. It is the leading data center operating system in the world, and is used by most large corporations, due to its advanced capabilities, performance, and quality. This position is for the VMkernel Memory Management responsible for all aspects of ESXi hypervisor kernel memory management.What you will be responsible for

  • You will design and develop novel operating system techniques and algorithms for managing both virtual and real computer hardware.
  • Implement advanced kernel-level resource management features, with emphasis on scalability, performance, reliability, and support of new hardware technologies.
  • Work with multiple engineering teams to architect, design, implement and deliver new products based on enterprise-class vSphere virtualization platform.Skills and ExperienceRequired
    • MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred, with two or more years of relevant experience
    • Good understanding of kernel-level memory management required. -
    • Strong understanding of kernel-level OS architectures such as Linux, Unix, Solaris, BSD-like systems, Windows, embedded real-time Operating Systems
    • Kernel-level development experience and expertise with synchronization in preemptive multi-threaded environments
    • Experience with Intel x86 CPU architecture and Intel based server architecture. Similar experience and understanding of ARM architecture, a plus
    • Excellent analytical, debugging and C programming skillsPreferred
      • Understanding of NUMA and CPU scheduling
      • Broad understanding of OS virtualization solutions, particularly experience with hypervisors such as ESXi, Hyper-V, KVM, XEN, and others a major plus
      • Experience and understanding of ARM architecture
      • Understanding and experience with new emerging technologies such as Persistent Memory, a plus
      • Experience in designing and developing kernel level projects
      • Experience in leading system software projects
      • Experience in developing modular and extensible code
        This position is eligible for JoinCPBU referral campaign
        Due to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 4th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.
        Category : Engineering and Technology
        Subcategory: Software Engineering
        Experience: Manager and Professional
        Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
        Posted Date: 2021-08-31

        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

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 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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