Red Hat Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts
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The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join the KubeVirt project in Boston, MA. In this role, you will design and implement storage solutions for containers and virtual machines, contributing to industry-leading technologies like Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, libvirt, and QEMU. As a part of a geographically distributed team, you will collaborate with multiple Red Hat engineering teams and open source communities around the globe. You’ll need to be motivated, curious, and passionate for problem-solving, Linux technologies, and open source.
Primary job responsibilities
Play an active role in container and virtualization-related projects and communities like KubeVirt, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, libvirt, and QEMU
Create and guide new feature development; contribute to open source projects in GOlang and Python
Submit patches for bug fixes to the community and review 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
Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent working experience
Interest in the container ecosystem (Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift) and Golang
Experience in storage and storage protocols (NFS, iSCSI, etc.)
5+ years of experience in a Linux environment with at least one language like GOlang, Python, Java, or C or C++ Experience in Linux system programming
Knowledge of multi-threaded programming and management of shared resources synchronization in complex environments
Motivated with the ability to quickly learn new technologies
Good written and verbal communication skills in English
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Job ID 61776
Category Software Engineering