Red Hat Software Engineer - API Management in Barcelona, Spain

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

Join us and help creatively solve real scalability issues for our customers. The Red Hat 3scale Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineer to join us in Barcelona, Spain or remotely from other locations. In this role, you will solve interesting problems with elegant, efficient, and well-tested code with a focus on the API gateway and traffic management area of the Red Hat 3scale API Management Platform (AMP), including rate limiting, authorization, API gateway, and more. You'll develop and maintain features that ensure our API management system is highly available, low latency, efficient, and meets the demands of our customers while serving hundreds of millions of requests per day.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Investigate new technologies and architectures to apply to traffic management of APIs for the Red Hat 3scale API Management Platform (AMP) solution for both on-premises and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deployments

  • Develop new features using agile development methods; work closely with the rest of the Engineering team, including operations associates and other developers, and product managers using continuous delivery (CD) to introduce them into our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution as soon as they are ready

  • Contribute to large, community-driven open source projects for Red Hat along with other technology-leading companies

  • Fix customer issues, working with support teams to reproduce them, confirm fixes, and roll out to customers

  • Peer-review code from other engineers, always trying to improve the quality of our code base

  • Work with the rest of the team to define and prioritize next issues to work on

Required skills

  • Solid knowledge of computer science, programming languages, algorithms, networking, HTTP, REST, web technologies, proxies, authentication, and security

  • Experience developing performant, tested, reliable, mission-critical code for production applications

  • Ability to work as part of a team and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Good communication skills, sense of accountability, and willingness to learn and teach

  • Familiarity with Git, continuous integration (CI), etc.

  • Commitment to quality, reliability, and CI workflows

  • Experience in Ruby or Lua and their ecosystems, or the desire to quickly learn them

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Job ID 61712

Category Software Engineering