[Jobposts] Software Engineering Opportunities at VMWare Location: Palo Alto , California

Nikki Bell (c) nbell at vmware.com
Tue Mar 20 00:35:16 UTC 2007

VMware Inc., a pioneer in virtualization software for industry-standard
computers, is seeking an engineer experienced in scalable distributed data
management software. You will function as a member of the Structured Data
Access Group to design and implement distributed data management components
including distributed journaling file systems as well as enhancing existing


Design and develop distributed file systems component to support data
management features such as snapshot, replication, and volume management. 
Assist with debugging and verification of defects in the storage management
Provide technical specifications and white paper for new designs and

The candidate must have experience resolving complex software defects. This
includes reproducing problems based on written descriptions, applying
relevant techniques to isolate root cause, tracing through large source code
bases, and writing long-term fixes as well as short-term workarounds. 

BSCS, BSEE, or equivalent with 3+ years of experience minimum. MSCS, MSEE,
BS, or equivalent with 6+ years of experience with strong C programming
Must have solid experience and knowledge UNIX kernels with relevant
experience in Linux kernels and with minimum 3 years of experience in
distributed file systems development, debugging, and problem analysis. 
Working knowledge systems programming including multi-thread programming,
on-disk format, and distributed locking protocol. 
Strong command of UNIX kernel debugging tools and techniques 
Must have experience resolving complex storage defects. The candidate should
have hands on experience with SAN configuration as well as a very good
knowledge of various storage architectures (SCSI, RAID, NAS) 
Must have strong analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills with
ability to work independently and be able to prioritize and handle multiple
outstanding tasks 
Strong command of UNIX kernel debugging tools and techniques

Contact:  Nikki Bell  650-384-4962    ( nbell at vmware.com_

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