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Dell Member of Technical Staff - VMware Cloud on AWS in Palo Alto, California

VMware NSX team is looking for a talented individual with background in networking and security within our R&D organization.

VMware Networking Division is looking for a motivated software engineer to join their team working on the SDN Controller/Virtual Switch. You will have the authority and scope to apply your expertise in a fast-paced and technically-driven environment. Your responsibilities include:


  • Design and develop switch & routing software stack that is being widely deployed.

  • Interact with third parties integrating Open vSwitch into their networking stacks.

  • Adapt fast-path and control interfaces to optimize forwarding on multiple software and hardware platforms.

  • Implement and integrate new protocols.

  • Develop effective unit tests to validate correct operation of the software.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve customer issues.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of Networking technologies – Switching, Routing & Security

  • Excellent coding skills – C++ & Python

  • Excellent trouble shooting & debugging skills

  • Hands on Experience with Linux networking

  • Experience developing stateful layer-7 network applications such as firewall or IPS.

  • Good documentation skills

An ideal candidate will have some of the following skills:

  • Prior experience working on SDN - Software defined networking

  • Working knowledge of Containers, Kubernetes, OpenStack frameworks

  • Experience with Virtualization and Hypervisor technologies


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

Join VMware NSX and be part of the fastest growing Enterprise Software in the market today!

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Work From Home: No

Posted Date: 2020-03-23

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