• Principal Software Architecture - Network Expert

    Location IL-Raanana
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(4/1/2019 3:44 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

    The Red Hat cloud networking team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer focused on networking to join us in Ra’anana, Israel. In this role, you will work with, design, and plan our networking technologies for Red Hat's cloud offerings. You’ll contribute to various upstream projects including OVS, OVN, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, and Red Hat Ansible Automation. You’ll design and implement features and bug fixes. You'll help define the architecture of new projects and features and develop these from inception through to inclusion upstream and into Red Hat’s offerings. As a Principal Software Engineer, you will serve a part of a distributed team and work both on your own and in close collaboration and regular communication with other team members and upstream developers.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Review code and resolve bugs
    • Participate in upstream development with Python and Go
    • Draft design documents
    • Implement features
    • Lead and participate in design discussions
    • Attend conferences
    • Improve our testing infrastructure
    • Write automated tests and integrate into our continuous integration (CI) systems
    • Resolve customer issues

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
    • 10 years of significant software development experience (Golang, Python, C, or C++)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Comfortable communicating and collaborating with upstream community members outside of the team and company


    Knowledge in the following domains:


    • Datacenter networking architecture
    • Configuration of routers and switches of multiple vendors
    • Routing protocols like BGP, OSPF, and IS-IS
    • Networking terms like L2, L3, L4, L7 ARP, IP and MAC addresses, DHCP, and DNS
    • Load balancers and firewalls
    • Cloud networking, e.g., overlays and SDN tooling like OVS
    • Familiarity with virtualization technology, cloud, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) or Red Hat OpenStack Platform

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