Software Engineer, OpenStack

  • Red Hat
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Jul 18, 2018
Full time Developer JAVA Ruby on Rails

Job Description

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 OpenStack Engineering team is looking for a Cloud Integration Engineer to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will be expected to contribute to the integration of containerized services, based on Kubernetes and OpenShift by Red Hat with Red Hat OpenStack. This will include a specific role in defining the architecture of new projects or features, and developing those from inception through to inclusion upstream. You will also be heavily involved with upstream community projects and Red Hat OpenStack Platform and OpenShift by Red Hat solutions. You’ll become a part of a distributed team working on your own but in tight collaboration and regular communication with other team members and upstream developers. You should be  passionate about modern software development and open source. We’ll need you to have broad software engineering experience and an interest in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain one or more OpenStack packages
  • Focus on the integration of OpenShift by Red Hat and Red Hat OpenStack and on projects such as OpenShift-Ansible
  • Get involved in open source community projects

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • 5-10 years of significant software development experience
  • Experience in several programming languages, e.g., C, Java, Ruby; experience with Python is a major plus
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience and understanding of both Red Hat OpenStack Platform and OpenShift by Red Hat
  • Passion for open source software development
  • Keen eye for good architecture and the ability to develop new architectures
  • Deep understanding of Cloud Computing and IaaS
  • Focus on test-driven development with good knowledge of unit testing frameworks and methodologies
  • Packaging experience with distributions using RPM