VMware Java Back-End Software Engineer - vCAv in Sofia, Bulgaria

We are looking for talented professional who shares our passion for technology, innovation and excellence to help us enhance our virtualization solutions and increase our market-leading position. We are targeting the service provider 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.

In your everyday work you will leverage the latest Java technology including Spring IoC and AOP, OSGI, REST, JMS and Flex amongst others.


  • 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

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

  • Professional programming experience in Java and related technologies

  • Experience with enterprise architecture and integration principles – REST, SOAP, extensive XML usage, stateless designs, load balancing, SSL security, etc

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

  • Willingness to use different programming languages to address specific product needs (Java, C++, Perl, Python, C#, Flex, Javascript, Scripting, etc.)

  • Experience with automated build utilities and continuous integration environments

  • Solid grasp of software development lifecycle best-practices, methods, and conventions, including but not limited to Unit and Integration Testing, Source Code Management, Continuous Integration, Domain Driven Design, and Dependency Management

  • Experience working with or developing Open Source projects

  • Experience re-factoring existing systems to design patterns

  • General programming knowledge - data structures, algorithms, design patterns, memory management, etc

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

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

  • 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

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.

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.