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SMTS - IDE Integration - VSCode, Compiler Tech, Haskell

Primary Location: Bangalore, Karnataka
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VMware is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Office of the CTO at VMware, within thexLabsgroup.xLabsis the internal incubator of VMware where R&D ideas are developed from inception all the way through to execution with a clear go to market strategy identified. 

We are developing a newopen-sourceprogramming language,Differential Datalog, designed to perform incremental computations very efficiently. We are looking for a developer that has experience with writingVSCodeextensions to help add support for Differential Datalog toVSCodeThe ideal candidate is comfortable workingon an open-source projectin a dynamic innovation-oriented environment.It requires iterating rapidly with product management and engineering teams and being flexible as requirements evolve.


  • Work with a globally distributed, world-class software development team.

  • Implement aVSCodeextension for a new domain-specific language

  • Help extend theDDlogcompiler with capabilities required for IDE integration

  • Help drive internal and external adoption of the technology:participate inwritingresearch papers and documentation, give internal and external talks, work with the open source community, as well as other VMware business units to promote the use of the technology.

  • Communicate at all levels of an organization and across diverse cultural and linguistic barriers.

  • Operate effectively under pressure.


  • Experience writingVSCodeextensions

  • Experience with compiler technologies

  • The knowledge ofHaskellispreferred

  • Communicate clearly and be just as comfortable writing and speaking in person or on a video call to explain anythingrelated the projectto developers and their managers.

  • 3+ years of Release or Software Engineering experience

  • Experience working on open source software projects

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and great attention to detail

The Opportunity:

VMware’sxLabsprogram offers a unique new technology incubation program where small teams work closely to create exciting and disruptive new technologies with broad impact to the company and often moving the state of the art forward in various areas.  This position will be a key role for a new project that is just getting started and which will be an important part of a new initiative within our management business unit.  In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to work with other world class innovators, understand the dynamics of building new technology in a ‘startup like’ context but within a large and mature company.  ThexLabsexperience is the perfect place for developers looking to blaze new trails and work on a high impact project.
VMware offers:

  • Attractive compensation package - competitive salary, flexible bonus scheme, company sponsored mobile phone plan and additionallong termincentives

  • Individual career path - management and technical career growth, enhanced by learning and development program, regular performance assessment, teams of world-wide IT professionals

  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical program, food and beverage program, sport activities, open communication

  • As part of the VMware global standards for integrity you will be required to go through a pre-employment screening process before you join

All job applications will be treated with strict confidentiality

Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Remote: No
Posted Date: 2020-09-11

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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. Job ID: R2013645
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