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Pune, India

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Job ID R1904937

You’ve read the headlines – data breaches are rampant and it’s not because organizations aren’t spending enough money on IT security. In fact, we are spending more than ever while breaches persist and grow in impact. Traditional IT security needs an overhaul that focuses on effective design and usability – especially in rapidly changing public and private cloud environments. This is where you come in.

We are seeking a senior engineer with a real passion for security to work on our dynamic network encryption product within the Security Products Group. In this position you will focuses on encryption technologies and data security. Especially building an available and robust Application level TLS encryption report card with capability to add TLS encryption tunnel to make application follow company standards.

VMware SPG is a new and exciting team within the Networking and Security Business Unit (NSBU - the team that ships NSX), passionate about building new security solutions for the software-defined data center. We have the feel and excitement level of a startup within of one of the most successful and exciting companies in the industry. VMware Security Products Group (SPG) knows that making security easy to use means that it is more likely to be used, correctly. And this means better security in the long run.

Role and Responsibility:

You will utilize your experience in software development experience to
• Research, design, implement and unit test new features in flagship security product VMware’s AppDefense
• Code in C, C++ and python
• Deliver solid code and working applications that provide the appropriate level of security, performance and reliability
• Work closely with the members of the AppDefense team, in an agile development environment
• Interact with other development teams, QA, Documentation, Release Engineering to execute on product goals
• Provide strong testing, debugging and documentation skills, and develop automated tests for software created by you or others in the group
• Take full ownership of technical features and technical design, identifying and resolving design issues early
• Be self-motivated and proactively manage time and tasks

• Strong experience in Windows internals and network programming.
• Writing server code in windows environment
• Debugging techniques
• Good knowledge of Windows packet filtering (WFP), and desirable but not required Network drivers on Windows
• BS in Computer Science or equivalent required; MS preferred
• Understanding of the security space including aspects of desktop and server security

• 5+ years of professional experience designing and implementing software systems, preferably in C/C++
• Desired areas are security products and system related tools
• Java coding skills are a plus
• Windows Packet Filter programming

• In depth knowledge of Operating System API
• Hard-working, results oriented, high energy, self-motivated and creative individual who can become a part of a new and exciting team

  • Preferred Skills:
  • Formal degree in computer science or equivalent, masters degree in computer science or a PhD
  • Understanding of TLS principles
  • Security Domain Expertise with vulnerability and threat management experience
  • Virtualization technologies, centralized networking, Encryption or Security Crypto experience are all a huge advantage
  • Experience in cloud management system design is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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*For a full list of benefits, broken out by country, please visit our Benefits Website.

  • Parental leave for mothers and fathers

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Generous vacation, holiday, and paid-time-off plans

  • Ongoing development through monetary reimbursements and rotation programs

  • Neurodiversity, Backup Child Care and Employee Assistance programs support your loved ones

  • Medical and wellness plans that are inclusive of all family types

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