Red Hat Principal Software Engineer - Kubernetes Operator, SDK in Remote, United States

Company description

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Job summary

The Red Hat Software Engineering team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our Kubernetes team within the OpenShift organization. In this role, you’ll join a team that is responsible for building the SDK as well as growing it's community. You will work on the Operator SDK which is a framework designed to make writing operators easier by providing high-level APIs and abstractions to write the operational logic more intuitively, tools for scaffolding and code generation to bootstrap a new project fast, and extensions to cover common operator use cases.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Codify best practices by creating tools, SDKs, libraries and utilities which enable and accelerate the development of distributed services on top of the Kubernetes APIs

  • Interact and engage with the open source community and other Red Hat teams, helping users, and shepherding contributions

  • Naturally perform and promote good development practices like code review and writing tests

  • Take an active role in the emerging landscape of application containers and orchestration systems

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, or an equivalent degree or experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to directly interact with customers

  • Previous experience writing automated unit and integration tests

  • Experience writing back-end infrastructure software

Experience with the following will be considered a plus:

  • Kubernetes or other container orchestration platforms

  • Writing Kubernetes controllers or operators

  • Open source development

  • Go programming language

  • Linux container technologies (Docker, rkt)

  • Linux systems administration

  • Practical use and debugging of distributed systems

  • Building a software packaging format or package manager

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Job ID 62631

Category Software Engineering

Remote base US/Europe