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RedHat Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our AMQ Streams team in Boston, MA. In this role, you will be focussing on enabling the management of clusters at scale while maintaining availability, latency and throughput for Kafka applications using the clusters. The AMQ Streams team develops and maintains Strimzi, a cloud native computing foundation (CNCF) Sandbox project which focuses on deploying and operating Kafka clusters on Kubernetes. You will help design and implement components and processes to automate the provision, monitoring, and management of Apache Kafka clusters. This is a fantastic opportunity to play an important part in the open source community surrounding Kafka and event based integration.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Iteratively design, build, improve, and test software components and processes used in the management of Apache Kafka clusters running at scale on OpenShift

  • Work on the core of AMQ Streams by contributing to the open source projects which provide its foundation: Apache Kafka and the CNCF sandbox project Strimzi

  • Interact with globally distributed open source project teams and communities

  • Collaborate with software engineers and product management, as well as the Quality Engineering, Program Management, and Documentation teams

  • Participate in an on-call rotation, potentially every 6 weeks

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering, or relevant industry experience

  • Solid understanding of the principles of reliable distributed systems

  • Experience with Apache Kafka; developing applications or managing Apache Kafka clusters

  • Advanced Java or Scala programming experience

  • Proven ability to work under minimal supervision

  • Written and verbal English communication skills

  • Passion for open source software, positive attitude, and a desire to share ideas openly

  • Record of successful participation in open source project communities is a plus

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes is a plus

About Red Hat

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Location US-MA-Boston

Posting date 1 week ago (10/13/2020 8:14 AM)

Job ID 76983

Category Information Technology, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering