Red Hat Principal Software Engineer in Boston, 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 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

Required skills

  • 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