Red Hat Principal Software Engineer - OpenShift in San Francisco, California

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 OpenShift Engineering team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join us in San Francisco, CA. In this role, you will play a key role within the team responsible for ensuring optimal design and evolution of Kubernetes and the OpenShift by Red Hat offering for the cloud. You’ll provide strategic technology expertise, assessment, and roadmap support to the broader team. As a Principal Software Engineer, you will interact with engineering, management and product management associates within Red Hat as well as our partners and customers around the world. You’ll need to be able to work in a complicated and fast-paced environment, while quickly learning new skills and creating ways to keep a globally-distributed, cloud-based, containerized service (enterprise Kubernetes) evolving to meet the needs of our customers.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Provide strategic technology direction for the OpenShift by Red Hat offering

  • Provide key architectural insights into running Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure

  • Design and guide enhancements for our enterprise customers on Microsoft Azure

  • Communicate globally with OpenShift by Red Hat engineers, management, partners and customers

  • Communicate within our open model with end users via IRC, forums, and email

  • Work in a fast-paced environment

Required skills

  • Degree in computer science or equivalent experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Experience designing solutions on servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, or Fedora

  • Experience architecting hosted services on Microsoft Azure with specific experience with networking, security, availability, and storage

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience with Kubernetes architecture and workloads

  • Prior participation in the Kubernetes community

  • Familiarity with OpenShift by Red Hat

  • Familiarity with multiple cloud providers including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Compute Engine (GCE), etc.

  • Familiarity with multiple container engines or solutions

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Job ID 62937

Category Software Engineering