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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 Migration Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software engineer with a solid technical background to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will work as a C developer to on the infrastructure migration solution (IMS) project, in parallel with the libguestfs team which develops a set of tools for accessing and modifying virtual machine disk images. You’ll focus primarily on systems and low-level application programming. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will get a chance to work with the latest technologies in virtualization, storage, and networking.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop KVM to KVM support for virt-v2v

  • Participate in the libguestfs upstream open source project

  • Participate in the libvirt upstream open source project

  • Review patches and provide feedback on community-driven enhancements and bug fixes

  • Serve as a technical point of contact and contributor between IMS and libguestfs teams

Required skills

  • Senior software engineer-level skills

  • Solid skills in C and relevant coding experience

  • Knowledge of KVM

The following are considered a plus:

  • Good knowledge of Linux or Windows kernel internals

  • Knowledge of storage technologies

  • Familiarity with Red Hat Ansible Automation

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Job ID 69852

Category Software Engineering

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