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Our Bulgaria office, located in the heart of the capital Sofia, was established in 2007 and is the largest Research and Development center for VMware in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Building on the success of our R&D facility, in the past few years VMware Bulgaria has grown to become a multifunctional hub with product, revenue generating professional services and business operations teams. Here, we focus on VMware’s future technological innovations in the areas of Software-Defined Data Center, cloud management and automation. We provide a welcoming environment for our employees, with a modern building that includes recreational and fitness areas, chill-out zones, a spacious cafeteria with a stunning city view, car and bike parking lots, and much more.

As part of our team, you’ll work on both local and global projects with other talented and passionate Product Managers, Technical Operations. Professional Services Center of Excellence and other experts. Our employees enjoy ample growth opportunities, and all of the benefits of being part of the global leader in cloud infrastructure, business mobility, and virtualization software.

C++ Software Engineer - Host Agent

Job ID R1810497 Date posted 11/01/2018

The Host Agent team is looking for experienced engineer to join our team in Sofia.


  • You will be a part of a software development team, working in collaboration with product management and technical publications teams to develop high-quality software products
  • You will analyze product requirements
  • You will create functional, architecture and design specifications
  • You will develop and maintain code, and perform code reviews
  • You will develop and maintain test code
  • Demonstrates a full competency and comprehensive knowledge of one or more technical fiel
  • Designs solutions to large complex features/problems involving other more junior team mebers
  • Performs analysis and design of one or more difficult projects, having significant latitude in performing technical work
  • Develops innovative ideas and solutions for projects
  • Identifies issues and critically evaluates implications of ideas or solutions
  • Performs analysis of a complex workload and initiates solutions
  • In-depth and/or breadth knowledge of components of a project and involved with design and implementation
  • Has distinguishing technical expertise
  • Demonstrates influence within their area of expertise
  • Provides direction and guidance to other team members                                                      
  • Leads group in improving experimental methodology, and researches industry standards and works to implement them
  • Encourages and leads teamwork
  • Generates ideas to reduce cost, improve quality and / or gain process efficiencies


  • Proficiency in C++
  • Professional experience in programming for Linux and Win32
  • Excellent knowledge of multi-threading and networking
  • Practical knowledge in general Computer Science: data structures and algorithms
  • Excellent understanding of the main operating systems concepts: processes, memory management, file systems
  • Proficiency in Unix/Linux
  • Experience with profiling and debugging tools
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English
  • Willing to innovate, learn and share knowledge
  • Experience in coaching and directing others
  • Experience building multi-platform solutions in C/C++
  • A minimum of 5 years of related experience

 A plus will be:

  • Knowledge and experience in software security
  • Experience with Perforce, Scons, make
  • Experience with SQL Server, PostgreSQL and Oracle
  • Experience in Python
  • Experience in Java

VMware offers:

  • Attractive compensation package - competitive salary, flexible bonus scheme, company sponsored mobile phone plan and additional long term incentives
  • Individual career path - management and technical career growth, enhanced by learning and development program, regular performance assessment, teams of world-wide IT professionals
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical program, food and beverage program, sport activities, open communication
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, regular team buildings and celebrations

As part of the VMware global standards for integrity you will be required to go through a pre-employment screening process before you join

All job applications will be treated with strict confidentiality

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