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Senior Member Of Technical Staff

Company: Quantitative Systems
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Our engineering 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 our 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 our products.Job Role and ResponsibilityIf you love computer architecture, operating systems, new hardware, and finding ways to make things go faster, this job is for you. The vSphere Core Performance team optimizes the design and implementation of ESXi, the leading data center operating system in the world, used by 100% of Fortune 100 companies and 99% of Fortune 1000 companies. We're looking for an enthusiastic Senior Software Engineer with performance optimization expertise to bring new cloud computing features and functionality to market.In this role, you'll...

  • Collaborate closely with other engineers on product design and implementation to increase the performance and scalability of new software stacks.
  • Identify bottlenecks and optimization opportunities. Devise algorithms or code changes to maximize performance on both virtual and real hardware.
  • Work with prototype hardware and come up with ways to exploit new hardware capabilities.
  • Create performance analysis plans, define measurement methodology, and specify performance targets.
  • Design experiments to uncover problems in common and uncommon use cases and configurations.
  • Analyze performance data from hardware counters, profiling tools, custom experiments, microbenchmarks, and application benchmarks.
  • Troubleshoot and debug performance problems that involve multiple components and the entire stack (hardware, microcode, device drivers, hypervisor, guest OS, networking, storage, applications, etc.).
  • Effectively present data, conclusions, and recommendations. Be able to excite and persuade both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Optionally author patents, papers, presentations, blogs, and present at academic or industry conferences.Required Skills
    • Bachelors of Science (or higher education) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field.
    • 8+ years of relevant hands-on software development or performance analysis experience.
    • Proven ability to root-cause poorly performing software.
    • Solid understanding of computer system architecture and operating system internals (e.g. memory hierarchy, memory address translations, interrupts, NUMA, memory-mapped IO, etc.).
    • Low-level software (kernel, driver) development and debugging experience.
    • Proficient in C or C++
    • Proficient in Python or shell scripting
    • Ability to exercise good judgement and operate independently.
    • Excellent communication, collaboration, and coordination skills.
      Preferred Skills
      • Development or performance analysis experience in two or more of these areas: NVDIMM/DCPMM, memory management, networking drivers, ARM (AArch64/ARMv8), CPU scheduling, multi-threaded software.
      • Understanding of modern Intel and AMD x86-based CPU architectures and/or large multi-socket systems
      • Understanding of virtualization technology and experience with virtualization environments (vSphere, Xen, Hyper-V, KVM, etc).
      • Ability to learn new technologies and product areas quickly.

Keywords: Quantitative Systems, Honolulu , Senior Member Of Technical Staff, IT / Software / Systems , Honolulu, Hawaii

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