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RedHat Principal Software Engineer - OpenShift Cloud Functions in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job summary

Make a difference in the world of Function-as-a-Service (FaaS), serverless architecture solutions, and services based on the Google Knative project. The Red Hat OpenShift Cloud Functions (OCF) Engineering team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will focus on developing a Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) platform on top of Knative. You’ll gain a deep understanding of the complete portfolio of our solutions and related technologies, including the Red Hat OpenShift build on top of the Kubernetes platform. As a Principal Software Engineer, you will work with the Knative project and Red Hat's middleware portfolio focusing on services running on top of our Red Hat OpenShift platform. You'll need to have the ability to think creatively and adapt to rapid change and a willingness to learn new things. Occasional travel may be required to present and evangelize Red Hat's involvement with Knative and other upstream projects, along with a participation at the occasional offsite meetings.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work with other experienced engineers to define and implement Red Hat's serverless strategy, owning design decisions and development of Knative and OCF components

  • Provide complex contributions to upstream projects like Knative, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift and help technically mentor other team members

  • Negotiate existing and new relationships with both corporate and non-corporate stakeholders in the relevant upstream projects and help steer the technical direction we are taking

  • Help other Red Hat’s and Red Hat Middleware projects integrate with serverless architectural patterns

Required skills

  • 5+ years of software development experience

  • Experience with several and expertise in a few languages like Java, Go, Node.js, and Python

  • Working proficiency with tools like Git, GitHub and pull requests, JIRA, Slack, Kubernetes, Docker, Linux, and continuous integration (CI) systems

  • Experience with other cloud vendors and technologies, particularly IBM Cloud Functions, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda, or Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) is a big plus

The following are considered a plus:

  • Working knowledge of containers and a wider Kubernetes ecosystem including Knative

  • Experience with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and Operator Lifecycle Manager (OLM)

  • Record of contributions to existing open source projects and communities

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Job ID 70274

Category Application Development, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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