Red Hat Senior Software Engineer - Superfluidity in Raanana, Israel

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

Red Hat is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a broad software engineering experience and a deep interest in Software Defined Networking (SDN) to join us in Ra'anana, Israel. In this role, you will participate in the SUPERFLUIDITY academic research project by contributing to open source projects, writing academic papers, and designing cloud management and orchestration layers. You'll work as part of a distributed team, both on your own and in collaboration and regular communication with other team members and upstream developers. We'll need you to be passionate about cutting edge software development and open source.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain OpenStack networking projects like Neutron, networking-sfc, and kuryr

  • Write high-level design documents and white papers on different perspectives of cloud computing

  • Design cloud management and orchestration layers and contribute to open source projects

Required skills

  • Master's degree in computer science or an equivalent field

  • 5+ years of significant software development experience

  • Experience in multiple programming languages, including kernel/userspace, C/C++, Ruby, or Python; Java experience is a plus

  • Passion for open source software development

  • Eye for good architecture and the ability to develop new architectures

  • Deep understanding of cloud computing and Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

  • Experience with KVM-based virtualization and libvirt is a plus

  • Understanding of Linux layer 2 and 3 networking internals

  • Knowledge of advanced networking concepts (VLANs, OpenVPN, iptables, dnsmasq, tunneling and overlay networking, layer 4-7 services,

  • topology discovery, and path computation)

  • Familiarity with technologies like Open VSwitch, Openflow, Cisco UCS networking, and AWS VPC

  • Understanding of networking protocols (TCP/IP, Ethernet, 802.1Q, GRE, VXLAN, L2VPN, MPLS, BGP, IS-IS)

  • Experience with large-scale network deployment, especially in cloud and virtualization environments

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job ID 56249

Department Software Engineering

Location IL-Raanana

Posting date 8/17/2017

Remote base ..