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Software Engineer (Remote Returnship)

Job Description

The Path Forward Return to Work program at VMware is an 18-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to women and men who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least 2 years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply. Applicants are not limited to the locations listed. Candidates may apply from anywhere within the US.

Business Summary

The world is in the midst of a transformation. Enterprises across the globe are turning to software to change the way business is done. Today, in this device and application driven world, companies are laser-focused on empowering teams by tailoring their businesses to their employees’ digital behaviors. This is where we lead the way.

In VMware End User Computing (EUC), we run the world’s largest Digital Workspace Platform - Workspace ONE. We build solutions that customize, simplify, and automate the employees’ digital experience at work to help them achieve more. Workspace ONE provides every employee with the agility of being connected to the business from any device, on any Cloud, at any time. At the core of our business is our end-users; and everything we do is motivated around them and their experience.

Job Role and Responsibility

Our team is seeking a skilled engineer develop key features and components of our Workspace ONE platform. As such, you will be part of a team that define and deliver required solutions. You will participate in all phases of software development including requirements, design, coding, unit testing and debugging. Day-to-day activities include:

  • Designing and developing new features
  • Unit testing
  • Designing and implementing effective automation tests for our CI/CD pipeline
  • Addressing issues found in the CI pipeline or production
  • Code reviews

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in software development using Java or C#
  • Excellent object-oriented design skills
  • Experience with SQL or NO-SQL datastores
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Passion for collaborative development and support of quality hosted software services
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent technical training

Preferred Skills:

  • Hands-on experience building large-scale distributed systems
  • A high degree of “ownership” - the ability to determine what needs to be done and make it happen
  • Experience with some of the following: microservices, Spring framework or .Net, deploying AWS or Azure, CI/CD, asynchronous programming and/or Linux/Unix operating systems

What does leadership look like for the role?

The hiring manager for this role is Simon Brooks. He is a veteran Engineering Leader and Architect of the mobile software industry with experience delivering mobile projects at OS, middleware and application layers. He has led software development teams to create enterprise solutions for device and application management supporting operating systems including iOS, macOS, Android, Chrome and many IoT platforms. Simon believes that the success of a team depends on understanding the perspectives, collaborating on ideas, respecting individual experiences and building consensus. He tries to build an open working environment where team members are encouraged to learn, participate and contribute without the fear of failure by status, code review, self-published contents, demos, etc., which not only improve the entire team’s ability, but also benefit the individual’s personal growth.


Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-06-15



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