• Senior Software Engineer

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 7:07 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

    The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us in San Francisco, CA. In this role, you will oversee the direction, design, and implementation of our innovative technology. You’ll participate in the solutions release cycle, as well as in the formal requirements and engineering response processes to coordinate open source requirements and expectations. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will also contribute to open source projects while delivering enterprise-ready offerings based on these projects that are suitable for use by our customers.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Responsible for translating product requirements into technical software specifications.
    • Responsible for software code review and writing software tests. Work on distributed systems to bring warehouse-scale computing to the public.
    • Develop software to automate the management of complex stateful applications on Kubernetes.
    • Automate the lifecycle management of stateful applications so as to provide them as an open cloud service.
    • Work on the integration of software applications and services in Tectonic via Operators.
    • Responsible for coding software features, enhancements, and bug fixes in all areas of the project, ranging from the client’s user interface to our implementation of the Raft algorithm.
    • Interact and engage with the open source community by helping users and shepherding contributions.
    • Serve as point of contact for sales engineers regarding Operators and Tectonic cloud services.

    Required skills

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 1 year of experience in software engineering or a related occupation.
    • Requires one year of experience with the following: Programming in Go, C/C++, and Bash; Utilizing Kubernetes and core Kubernetes concepts; Utilizing cloud infrastructure technologies, including AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform; Testing automation infrastructure, including Jenkins; Contributing to open source projects; Distributed systems, including consensus, failure modes, and troubleshooting software in distributed systems; Operating systems, including concurrency, filesystems, and virtualization; Networking in TCP/IP stack, DNS, HTTP, and Network Security; Utilizing Github workflow to collaborate with development teams; Communicating technical ideas via written documentation.

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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