Senior Software Engineer

Red Hat, Inc. - Massachusetts4.0

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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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