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Member of Technical Staff - NSX for Dataplane - C/C++ Software Engineer

Company: Dell
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Member of Technical Staff 3 - NSX for Data Plane Engineer - C / C++ Software EngineerThis Staff Engineer will work on NSX Data Plane for the ESX hypervisor as well its integration across a wide variety of areas such as configuration, life cycle management, information retrieval, analytics, networking and security, and innovative troubleshooting with self-recovery solutions for a myriad of system issues in our distributed environment enabling customers to manage and orchestrate their solutions running on NSX ? either on-prem or in the cloud. NSX is the flagship Networking and Security product from the Networking and Security Business Unit (NSBU) at VMware. NSX Data plane consists of network virtualization stack, distributed switches, TCP/IP stack, virtual network devices, distributed router etc. This person will help define and implement the next generation architecture for the data plane to expand existing markets and support new emerging markets such as NFV and technologies such as SmartNICwhich will be highly scalable and performant. Engineer will be part of a talented, deeply technical and dynamic team.Responsibilities:- Architect, design, develop next generation of Networking paradigms like - virtual switches (NSX vswitch, VDS/VSS equivalents)- network emulation devices (vmnet3 equivalent)- network overlay technologies like vxlan, stt and geneve- physical nic drivers, including leverage offloads at the appropriate software/hardware interface- security, QoS- working with high-end kernel networking sub systems such as iptables, socket implementations, firewalls, VPNs- Participate in the full product development life cycles.- Execute automated dev test test-driven development towards agile development methodologies- Characterize, analyze, optimize and benchmark performance, including applying performance tools- Communicate technical dependencies, performance findings and concerns/issues of implementations.- Ensure the product/feature works end to end with solid quality, scale and performance.- Work on solving complex customer issues; performance ones tend to be tough- Collaborate with project team members and cross functional product teams to execute product goals.- Provide technical leadership to other team members and be a team player.Qualifications and Experience:? 3+ Years of Experience? Extensive experience in software developing in C/Python/C++? Excellent knowledge of NFV/SDN, service chaining, kernel networking and virtualization technologies (overlay, vswitching, routing, firewall, vpn, etc.) and IPv4/v6 forwarding? Excellent knowledge of design and architecture framework for improving scale and performance in constrained environments.? In-depth hardware architectural knowledge including multi-core/multi-thread CPUs, pipelines, cache hierarchies, TLBs, interconnects and memory address translations, NUMA? Hands-on performance development including CPU utilization, memory profiling, optimizations and benchmarking? Excellent debugging skills.? Ability to see and present "the big picture" and offer solutions to make it better.? Exposure to distributed virtualization technologies, centralized networking, security management, NOSQL databases, OOP, object and data modeling are all big plus.Education:BS Computer Science, Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent required and an advanced degree would be highly desirableCategory : Engineering and TechnologySubcategory: Software EngineeringExperience: Manager and ProfessionalFull Time/ Part Time: Full TimePosted Date: 2020-11-09VMware 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 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.

Keywords: Dell, Palo Alto , Member of Technical Staff - NSX for Dataplane - C/C++ Software Engineer, Other , Palo Alto, California

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