• Software Engineer - SSSD and Identity Management

    Location CZ-Brno
    Posting date 2 months ago(2/14/2018 3:30 AM)
    Job ID
    Software Engineering
  • 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

    Use your skills, mainly in the C (and occasionally in Python too) to contribute to the upcoming releases of the upstream SSSD project. The Red Hat Identity Management Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineer with C experience to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you would work with a team of developers focusing on the Identity Management solution in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), which delivers a centrally managed authentication and identity management infrastructure to communities and companies looking for reliable security solutions. You'll be a client security and authentication daemon for IdM systems like FreeIPA (see the FreeIPA in action here). As a Software Engineer, you will start learning SSSD by addressing issues and implementing smaller features and pave your way up to big feature requests or integration engagements in other Red Hat solutions or community projects. This position is a great opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest developers in the open source industry.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Work on implementing enhancements or addressing issues in the SSSD open source project, which is the basic building block of Red Hat Identity Management offering
    • Identify system deficiencies, conduct technical research and analysis, and recommend solutions or fixes
    • Contribute tests for the upstream continuous integration suite to help maintain high stability of the upstream project
    • Communicate with SSSD developer and user community and with related projects, across multiple time zones

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field experience
    • 2+ years of professional C development experience
    • Basic experience with Python
    • Desire to learn and solve challenging problems
    • Solid service troubleshooting and administration skills on a Linux platform
    • System-level programming experience or knowledge is a plus
    • Understanding of the Linux identity or authentication capabilities is a plus
    • Experience with security technologies (Kerberos, LDAP, PKI, Active Directory, 2FA) is a plus

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