Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Job ID 
Software Engineering
Posting date 
Remote base 

Job description

Company description

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

The Red Hat OpenStack Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Networking team. In this role, you will write and review code while working with the upstream community and fellow Red Hatters. You'll focus on OpenStack networking projects like Neutron and Neutron drivers. You'll also be part of a team of diverse engineers working to transform an open source project into one of Red Hat's most exciting solutions. We'll need you to work upstream and follow through on integration, testing, and documentation tasks that are critical to the end offering and our focus on the customer. You will work with a globally distributed team made up of talented and passionate people. This is a great opportunity to make a difference with the world premium provider of enterprise open source software solutions. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Review code and resolve bugs
  • Participate in upstream development
  • Draft design documents
  • Implement features
  • Guide and participate in design discussions
  • Attend conferences
  • Improve our testing infrastructure
  • Write automated tests and integrate into our continuous integration (CI) systems
  • Assist in RPM packaging and delivery
  • Resolve customer issues

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of significant software development experience
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Comfortable communicating and collaborating with upstream community members outside of the team and company

Familiarity with two or more of the following:

  • Python
  • Networking and terms like L2, L3, ARP, IP and MAC addresses, ARP, DHCP, DNS
  • Cloud networking, e.g. VXLAN tunneling, network namespaces, and OVS
  • Familiarity with virtualization technology, cloud, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Cloud or Red Hat OpenStack Platform
  • Ansible by Red Hat

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