Principal Software Engineer - Red Hat Storage Solutions

Location US-NC-Remote
Posting date 2 months ago(4/28/2020 11:16 AM)
Job ID
Software Engineering
Remote base

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 Storage Engineering team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join us in the US. In this role, you will design and implement solutions for integrating storage into Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift and providing data services for applications and infrastructure, contributing to innovative technologies like Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Rook, Red Hat Ceph Storage, etc. You will collaborate with multiple Red Hat Engineering teams and open source communities around the world as part of a geographically distributed team.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Play an active contributing role in container-storage related projects and communities like Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Rook, and Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Research and define the features that can provide the best user experience for end users
  • Design and work on implementation of new features; contribute to open source projects in Golang, Python, and other languages
  • Be responsible for the quality of our offerings, participate in peer code reviews and continuous integration (CI), and respond to security threats
  • Work with our Red Hat's global Customer Support team and partner Support teams on resolving customer issues
  • Work with the Quality Engineering (QE) team to ensure that projects are tested correctly
  • Publicize the work of the team through blogs, web postings, or conference talks

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of the container ecosystem, e.g., Kubernetes or Red Hat OpenShift
  • Experience with storage technologies, distributed systems, or infrastructure maintenance
  • Experience with either Kubernetes or a distributed storage system like Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Knowledge of various cloud platforms
  • 10+ years of experience in a Linux environment with one or more languages like Golang, Python, C or C++, Java, or JavaScript
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies with minimal guidance; willingness to learn and work in languages like Go
  • Excellent communication skills

The following are considered a plus:


  • Open source development experience
  • Development experience with Kubernetes
  • Development experience with another distributed storage platform

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