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Red Hat Senior Software Engineer - Virtualization and Networking in Beijing, China

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

Guide the direction, design, and implementation of our technologies. The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us in Beijing, China. In this role, you will work with some of the brightest engineers in the open source community to create innovative software solutions. You'll join the globally distributed Red Hat Virtualization team to develop and maintain Red Hat Virtio Networking and Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) as part of the QEMU-KVM hypervisor and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) networking.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Improve Red Hat Virtio Networking drivers and utilities

  • Develop new features and drivers for Red Hat Virtio Networking as part of the QEMU-KVM hypervisor, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) guest drivers, and DPDK

  • Debug and fix issues in regards to Red Hat Virtio Networking

  • Develop new QEMU and KVM features

  • Optimize and maintain KVM and open source machine emulator and virtualizer (QEMU) code

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field

  • 3+ years of experience with programming, especially in C

  • Experience working with low-level drivers

  • Ability to perform well on your own and meet deadlines

  • Good communication skills

The following are considered a plus:

  • Knowledge of virtualization

  • Experience with QEMU or KVM

  • Contribution to and engagement in open source projects

  • Networking knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of Virtio

  • Knowledge of DPDK

  • Knowledge of Intel 64 or AMD64 architecture, or similar

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Job ID 68385

Category Software Engineering