Senior Software Engineer

Red Hat, Inc. - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)4.0


At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary
Red Hat Engineering is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the KubeVirt project. In this role, you will design and implement management solutions for Containers and Virtual Machines, contributing to industry-leading technologies as Kubernetes, OpenShift, Libvirt and QEMU. As a part of a geographically distributed team you will collaborate with multiple Red Hat engineering teams and Open Source communities around the globe. Self-motivation, curiosity, passion for problem solving, Linux technologies and Open Source are highly valued skills and experiences for this position.

Primary job responsibilities
Play an active role in container and virtualization related projects and communities as KubeVirt, Kubernetes and OpenShift

Create and guide new feature development; contribute to open source projects in GOlang, Python or JavaScript

Become responsible for the quality of our offering, participate in peer code reviews, continuous integration (CI) and respond to security threats.

Lead technical architecture and design discussions with peers from both within and outside of the team.

Coordinate with team leads, architects, and other engineers on the design and architecture of the offering

Work with our Red Hat's global customer support team and partner support teams on resolving customer issues

Work with the Quality Engineering team to ensure projects are tested correctly

Publicize the team's work through blogs, web postings, or conference talks

Required skills
Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent working experience

Interest in the container ecosystem (Kubernetes, OpenShift)

5+ years of experience in a Linux environment with at least one of these languages: GOlang, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, Java, or C/C++

Thorough knowledge of how client applications communicate over HTTP with services located on different web properties

Ability to quickly learn new technologies with minimal guidance; willingness to learn and work in languages like Go and ReactJS

Proficient written and verbal communication skills in English

The following are considered a plus:
Familiarity with Bare metal provisioning, virtualization, clusters and container-related technologies

Open source development experience

Experience in web application development in a microservices architecture

Operations or SRE background

Familiarity with container-related technologies

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