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Junior Software Engineer with C++ - ESXi Lifecycle

Primary Location: BGR

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The ESXi Lifecycle team is involved with every aspect of delivering, managing and monitoring the hypervisor in the Cloud. As such, we are in the midst of re-designing large parts of our products offerings with a grand new vision of how all the moving parts of the Lifecycle space come together. Our work has huge visibility up and down the management chain and has tremendous bearing on how we fare in the new Cloud arena that the company has entered. With our senior technical leadership, we have been converging on a vision for our products. Now we are looking for really smart, technically capable engineer who would thrive in a fast paced, innovative environment to join our team in Sofia, Bulgaria on our journey in executing on the vision and to "knock this one out of the park". We are excited and confident about creating terrific products for our Cloud and Enterprise customers.


  • Develop and maintain code, and perform code reviews
  • Implement parts of the next generation architecture for VMware’s virtualization
  • Be a part of a software development team, working in collaboration with product management to develop high-quality software products
  • Adhere to VMware internal processes during the whole development cycle


  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent computer science skills - data structures, algorithms, design patterns, experience in analyzing requirements and creating technical specifications
  • Excellent understanding of OOP/OOD principles, concepts and best practices
  • Excellent programming skills in C++
  • Understanding of networking protocols such as TCP, UDP, HTTP(S), DHCP, DNS аnd experience with Wireshark is a big plus
  • Experience and willingness to use Python is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English
  • Recent University Graduate
  • Willing to innovate and share knowledge

The ESXi Lifecycle suite of products consists of Auto Deploy (provides the infrastructure for network deployment of stateless ESXi hosts), Host Profiles (automates the host configuration), VMware Update Manager (a.k.a VUM, which automates patch and upgrade management of both hosts and guests), ESXi Installer/Image Builder (which manages image content creation), hardware health management (via SNMP and CIM) and ESX Agent Manager (EAM).

We believe these are exciting times for the Lifecycle space in general and our products in particular – we hope you take the opportunity to join us in this journey!

Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: New Graduate
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-01-12

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