• Software Engineer

    Location CZ-Brno
    Posting date 2 months ago(4/13/2018 10:11 AM)
    Job ID
    Software Engineering
  • 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

    Work on Libvirt, the virtualization management library, which is a long-term, stable C API for the management multiple virtualization technologies like KVM, Linux containers, Xen, etc. The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineer with a solid technical background to join us as a senior C developer in Boston, MA. In this role, you will focus primarily on systems and low-level application programming. You'll have the chance to work with the latest technologies in virtualization, storage and networking, focusing on LibVirt support for KubeVirt. As a Software engineer, you will collaborate with engineers both inside and outside of Red Hat while being involved in various open source projects.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Work in a distributed team
    • Develop new features and bug fixes
    • Contribute tests to the continuous integration (CI) system
    • Participate in the Libvirt upstream open source project
    • Participate in the KubeVirt upstream open source project
    • Review patches and provide feedback on community-driven enhancements and bug fixes
    • Serve as a technical leader and mentor

    Required skills

    • Solid skills in C and relevant coding experience
    • Understanding of open source development; active open source contributors are preferred
    • Knowledge of storage technologies
    • Good understanding of Linux system internals and system engineering

    The following are considered a plus:


    • Knowledge of Python as a second language
    • Knowledge of Go programming language as a second language
    • Experience with TCP/IP and ethernet networking

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