VMware MTS - Functions as a Service in Palo Alto, California

Development Engineer, serverless technologies

We are seeking an experienced software engineer to help research, define, and develop a serverless product for use on vSphere and other cloud platforms. The ideal candidate is familiar with open source cloud projects, distributed application architecture, building out microservice designs, and has a strong skill of coding and debugging. Understanding the needs of customers designing and developing their cloud native applications will be key to the success of this product.

Job Role & Responsibilities:

The development engineer will be responsible for architecting, designing, and coding the serverless product from inception, adoption, monetization to sustaining. He(she) will work in a team to implement or incubate innovative serverless products, prototypes or solutions in the space of the cloud native applications delivery for our customers.

Required qualification & experience:

  • 4+ years hands-on experience of software engineering in organizations such as platform, cloud or infrastructure software R&D.;

  • 2+ years programming experience on web applications, cloud platform or distributed systems, must have advanced experience on at least one of the languages: Go, C, Python; Additional language experience such as Java, javascript, C#, Ruby is a plus.

  • Experience designing applications using public cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure);

  • Excellent knowledge on Linux operating systems, esp. Linux Container, networking and security;

  • Good knowledge on virtualization and cloud management stack, experience on VMware vSphere platform is a plus;

  • Familiar with at least one of Container, PaaS or IaaS projects like Docker, CoreOS, Mesos Kubernetes, Openstack and Cloud Foundry;

  • Familiar with open source project life cycle management tool chains like Git, Jenkins, Gerrit;

  • Experience with devops and familiar with agile development process;

  • Familiar with API usage and design

  • Understanding of microservice architecture for next generation cloud native apps;

  • Passion for innovation from platform & infrastructure solutions; passion for delighting developer, IT admin & end-user experience;


  • BS/MS or equivalent experience in CS/EE;

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