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VMware Senior Member of Technical Staff (Software Build) - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Denver, Colorado

Business Summary

The VMware Engineering Services team ensures our internal and external customers enjoy a high-quality experience across the entire product portfolio. Our goal is to provide compelling, innovative, scalable, and seamless engineering services, which will protect VMware’s brand reputation by continually improving customer satisfaction. We bring together key R&D functions such as build, performance, security, developer tools, and more. We work hand-in-hand with development teams to focus on product innovation and industry-leading solutions. Our priorities include investing in R&D talent, sharing best practices, and driving scale and agility in VMware products.

Job Role and Responsibility

The VMware R&D Open Source and Security (RDOSS) team is seeking a Senior Member of Technical Staff. RDOSS is an engineering group within the VMware Engineering Services (VES) organization which provides compelling, innovative, scalable, and seamless engineering services to all of VMware R&D. The team is geographically distributed with team members in the United States, China, India, and Bulgaria. This role is fully remote and can be done anywhere in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Oregon, Texas, Utah, or Washington.

As a software build engineer, you'll use Open Source Software to provide Common Language Runtime environments for VMware Products and Services. You'll develop systems, strategies, and automation to reduce toil when ensuring compliance requirements are met with these deliverables such as those required for FedRamp, including FIPS requirements.

  • Build FIPS compliant language runtimes suitable for use across R&D.

  • Develop container images consisting of purpose built, and general language runtime environments per R&D requirements (and automate it).

  • Design and Develop automation.

  • Provide documented guidelines, best-practices, and support.

  • Triage and troubleshoot live issues to resolution with attention to detail and optimization.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of industry experience in similar roles.

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Information Science, IT, or equivalent experience.

  • Competence with the common and emerging build technologies such as Make, Bash, Maven, Visual Studio, Bazel, etc.

  • Deep Experience with one or more continuous integration systems such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Circle, Concourse, etc.

  • Extensive knowledge with building packages under various Operating Systems, such as Windows, Linux and MacOS.

  • Deep understanding with building and working with container images.

  • Excellent programming skills with proficiency in either Python, Go, C, or Java.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and organization skills.

  • Familiarity with agile development processes.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience with complex build toolchains, and cross compilation.

  • A deep understanding of FIPS certification requirements.

  • Open Source development experience rooted in community engagement and discussion.

For positions located in Colorado: The base salary range is Min $105000 - $179000. Bonus, commission, and/or equity may be eligible for this position. Additional benefits for this position can be found at *Note: Disclosure of Colorado pay and benefits required per sb19-1430

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-02-22

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.