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RedHat Software Engineer - Network Hardware Enablement in Remote, Czech Republic

Job summary

The Red Hat network interface controller (NIC) and Remote direct memory access (RDMA) Hardware Enablement team is looking for a Software Engineer to join us. In this role you would join a team of network driver maintainers for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). To succeed in this role, you’ll need to be interested in NIC device drivers: Ethernet NICs, Wi-Fi, or InfiniBand.

To learn more, have a look at You can work remotely or from our office in Brno. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Update network drivers in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) minor releases

  • Track upstream changes

  • Debug issues reported by customers and Quality Engineering (QE) teams

  • Fix bugs and submit patches to upstream

  • Backport fixes, features, new hardware enablement to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • Test on lab systems and cooperate on testing with hardware partners

  • Work with QE teams to develop tests

  • Participate in peer patch reviews

Required skills

  • 2+ years of professional experience programming in C or a proven track record of contributing to open source projects in C

  • Using git e.g. branching, merging, cherry-picking, formatting patches, rebasing

  • Writing scripts in Bash or Python

  • Configuring networking in Linux e.g. bring up network interfaces, IP addresses, routing, etc.

  • Knowledge of the most common TCP/IP protocols like Ethernet, IP, TCP, UDP, VLAN

  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English

The following are a plus:

  • Experience with writing Linux device drivers

  • Contributing patches to the upstream Linux kernel

  • Familiarity with modern network hardware offloads

  • Knowledge of Wi-Fi technologies

  • Knowledge of RDMA, InfiniBand hardware

  • RPM packaging

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Location CZ-Remote

Posting date 2 weeks ago (10/5/2020 8:15 AM)

Job ID 77776

Category Software Engineering