Principal Software Engineer

Location US-CA-San Francisco
Posting date 2 months ago(6/22/2020 4:33 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 our global OpenShift Software Defined Networking (SDN) team in North America. In this role, you will become part of the SDN team that builds upstream Kubernetes features and network provider integrations within Red Hat OpenShift. Your main responsibilities will be related to Red Hat OpenShift and storage solutions, upstream communities and coding, testing, and automation tasks.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Coordinate with team leads, architects, and other engineers to design offerings
  • Participate on a scrum team focused on SDN technologies 
  • Design technical solutions to abstract problems
  • Quickly respond to security threats
  • Work with upstream communities
  • Ensure that test plans for the code you create exist and that documentation is correct
  • Complete tasks on a given timeline
  • Give notice when things won't be delivered to avoid surprises
  • Participate in demo days at the end of each scrum
  • Design and review automated test plans

Required skills

  • Basic knowledge of working with the Go programming language
  • Demonstrable expertise in at least one language like Go, Python, C, C++, Rust, or Ruby
  • Learn and understand the technologies involved
  • Experience troubleshooting complex issues in distributed systems
  • Deep knowledge of network diagnostic tools like tcpdump
  • Experience building and deploying container-based applications
  • Previous contributions to open source projects or experience serving as an open source maintainer
  • Ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment
  • Experience building cloud infrastructure software is a plus

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