VMware Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Cloud Service Platform in Sofia, Bulgaria

Become a key contributor to the Cloud Services Platform at VMware.

The Cloud Services Platform (CSP) R&D group charter is to implement cloud runtime for VMware & ISVs to deliver Software-as-a-Service & Service Providers to Customize, Extend and Monetize Cloud Services.This is an exciting area to work in with multiple domain expertise and a fast-paced work culture. If understanding what value can cloud bring to our customers and what SaaS is all about, motivates you, and you are thrilled with delivering on a daily basis then this job is for you.

As part of the CSP R&D group, you will work within a small and elite team, a startup like group within VMware. As a member of the team you will master the entire application life-cycle including application architecture and application deployment architecture, development, testing (dev owns quality), continuous deployment and continuous delivery up until to production.


As a member of the CSP R&D you will be responsible for the entire lifecycle of the core SaaS service platform within VMware:

  • Core systems and infrastructure deployment and maintenance

  • Proactively maintain availability of VMware's global services platform

  • Working closely with software engineering teams to improve availability of services

  • Managing seamless upgrades of infrastructure and services through automation

  • Leverage container platforms such as Kubernetes for large scale deployment of microservices

  • Identifying, gathering and automating responses to key performance metrics, logs, and alerts

  • Contribute to ensuring infrastructure security compliance

  • Disaster recovery regional failover testing

  • Contribute to capacity management and planning

  • Automatic scaling of infrastructure and services

  • Actively participate in post-mortems to analyze and prevent repeat failures

  • Developing software runbooks

  • Developing and optimizing continuous integration and deployment processes

  • Conduct periodic on call duties as needed on a regular scheme basis

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience in one or more of the following: Java (preferred), Python, Go, or Ruby.

  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.

  • Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks.

  • Knowledge of containerization and cloud services frameworks.

  • Experience in monitoring of cloud based systems (is a plus)

  • Excellent skills in process, documentation, and change management.

VMware offers:

  • Opportunity to be part of the top management and decision making team of the subsidiary and improve skills and knowledge by working in an enterprise multinational, multicultural environment of overseas and distributed teams

  • Attractive compensation package - competitive salary, flexible bonus scheme, company sponsored mobile phone plan and additional long term incentives

  • Individual career path and personal growth, enhanced by learning and development program, regular performance assessment, teams of world-wide IT professionals

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