Red Hat Senior Software Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina

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

Take a lead role in the performance characterization, analysis, and optimization of Red Hat OpenStack Platform and the upstream OpenStack project. The Red Hat Performance and Scale team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with software engineering experience and an interest in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) to join our team in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will work as part of a distributed team, so you’ll need to be able to work well with remote team members. You’ll also need to be interested in developing and analyzing innovative software and open source.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Help evaluate and improve the performance of Red Hat OpenStack Platform software

  • Develop, use, and adapt open source tools to monitor performance

  • Contribute to the performance of Red Hat OpenStack Platform solutions running in large-scale environments

  • Interact with customers on key Red Hat OpenStack Platform performance and scale issues

Required skills

  • Experience in several programming languages like C, Java, or Ruby; Python or Go experience is a big plus

  • Interest in open source software development

  • Ability to identify good architecture and develop new architectures

  • Understanding of cloud computing and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

  • Focus on test-driven development; good knowledge of testing frameworks and methodologies

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Job ID 63266

Category Software Engineering