VMware Java Software Engineer in Sofia, Bulgaria

The VMware vCloud Air Network is an ecosystem of over 4,000 service providers located in more than 100 countries offering VMware-based cloud services.

The VMware vCloud Air Network Program is the ideal solution for all companies that offer hosted services to third parties, including infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers, cloud service providers (CSPs), application service providers (ASPs), Internet service providers (ISPs) and platform as a service (PaaS) providers.

As the world’s largest network of validated cloud services based on VMware technology, the VMware vCloud Air Network Program enables partners to consume VMware products on a pay-as-you-go, pay-as-you-grow, monthly subscription model. By offering a wide range of VMware-based cloud services on a geographical basis, VMware Service Provider Partners can now offer hybrid cloud services that quickly and seamlessly extend the customer’s data center into the cloud using the same VMware products and tools they already use on premise.

We are looking for talented professionals who share our passion for technology, innovation and excellence to help us enhance our virtualization solutions and increase our market-leading position. We are targeting the enterprise markets and our products must scale well with millions of objects so please bear in mind when applying that we need developers who understand (or are willing to learn) the specifics of the enterprise level programming.


  • Design and implement the next generation architecture of VMware's virtualization products

  • Be part of a software development team working in collaboration with management, quality assurance, user experience and technical publications teams

  • You will define/analyze the product requirements, write/read functional and design specifications, write/support the code

  • You will perform code reviews to the rest of the team members and will receive code reviews of your code as well

  • You will have to adhere to VMware internal processes during the whole development cycle – idea, patent, requirements, specifications, designs, implementation, bug fixing, QA, support, etc.


  • Experience with product development or strong willingness to switch from outsourcing to product development

  • General programming knowledge - object oriented principles, data structures, algorithms, design patterns, memory management, etc.

  • Solid background in fundamentals of computer science and development process

  • Willingness to innovate, learn and share knowledge, invent and patent new algorithms and technologies

  • Professional programming experience in Java and related technologies

  • Experience with distributed systems

  • Experience with enterprise architectures – remote method invocations, extensive XML usage, stateless designs, load balancing, SSL security, etc.

  • Experience with web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL etc.)

  • Experience with multi-tiered architectures (Service-Application-Presentation)

  • Willingness to use different programming languages to address the specific product needs (Python, Batch Scripting, etc.)

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Willingness to work without close supervision and with proactive goal-oriented attitude

  • Willing to practice into other roles like code review, pair programming, QE automation

  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English (speaking/reading/writing)

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, team buildings and celebrations All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

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 applications will be treated in strict confidentiality.

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