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RedHat Senior Software Engineer - Istio in Boston, Massachusetts

About the job

The Red Hat OpenShiftService Mesh ( team is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. As a senior member of the team, you will help improve and optimize Istio for use within our enterprise Kubernetes platform, Red Hat OpenShift. Using your expertise, you will work with Red Hat and the Istio community to deliver new features, enhancements, and bug fixes for the benefit of Red Hat’s customers and the broader community of Istio users. We provide an enjoyable and engaging work environment, with the opportunity for you to collaborate with dynamic and diverse agile teams, working around the world to create value for our customers and partners in an open source way. This is a great opportunity to hone your skills while working with a wide range of languages, frameworks, and technologies. You will become a part of Red Hat’s culture that makes us unique in the industry and you’ll work with communities that are passionate about open source software.

What you will do

  • Work closely with the Istio community on the design and development of features, enhancements, and bug fixes

  • Develop examples demonstrating features ofIstio ( within Red Hat OpenShift

  • Engage with the support team when needed to help them resolve customer issues

  • Work with the documentation team to improve documentation related to the use of Istio within Red Hat OpenShift

  • Interact with globally distributed open source project teams and communities inside and outside of Red Hat

What you will bring

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering, or relevant industry experience

  • Solid experience with Go (preferred) or another object-oriented programming language

  • Solid experience with cloud technologies like Red Hat OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, or other cloud platforms

  • Experience with networking fundamentals and protocols like TCP, TLS, HTTP, HTTPS, etc.

  • Ability to proactively identify, address, and resolve issues with minimal supervision

  • Flexibility to work beyond normal working hours to accommodate global meetings

  • Flexibility to participate in an on-call rotation if and when needed (typically once every few weeks)

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Passion for open source software, a positive attitude, and a desire to share ideas openly

  • Experience with open source community contribution is a plus

About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Posting Location : Location US-MA-Boston

Posting date 5 days ago (10/14/2021 4:01 AM)

Job ID 90254

Workday ID R-016858