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RedHat Senior Software Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

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 the Cloud Native Network Functions (CNF) infrastructure team in Westford or Boston, MA. In this role, you will work as part of a team responsible for designing and implementing the container platform for 5G telecommunications companies contributing to industry-leading technologies in the Kubernetes ecosystem. As part of a geographically distributed team, you will collaborate with multiple Red Hat’s engineering teams and open source communities around the globe. To be successful in this role, you’ll need to have motivation, curiosity, passion for problem-solving, and experience with Linux and open source technologies.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Play an active role in and contribute to multiple open source projects and communities like Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Open vSwitch (OVS), and Open Virtual Network (OVN)

  • Develop and integrate changes in multiple projects to provide end-to-end solutions

  • Troubleshoot, analyze bug root causes, and provide resolutions

  • Review designs, enhancement proposals, and patches from other members

  • Work with the quality engineering (QE) team to ensure that projects are tested correctly

  • Publicize the team's work through blogs, web postings, or conference talks

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent working experience

  • Experience with network protocols and familiarity with technologies like network functions virtualization (NFV) and CNF

  • 5+ years of experience in a Linux environment with at least one language like Golang, Python, or C or C++ Experience with Linux system programming

  • Experience with multi-threaded programming and management of shared resources in complex environments

  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English

  • 3+ years of experience with Level 2 and Level 3 switching and routing are a plus

  • Experience with telecom systems is a plus

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, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Location US-MA-Westford

Posting date 2 weeks ago (9/11/2020 7:35 AM)

Job ID 76974

Category Software Engineering