Tech Lead - Telco 5G Networking

Location Remote Spain
Posting date 2 months ago(3/11/2021 4:00 AM)
Job ID
Software Engineering

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Tech Lead to join our Telco-5G Infrastructure group. In this role, you will be part of a team responsible for designing and implementing the container platform for 5G telecommunication companies, contributing to industry-leading technologies in the Kubernetes ecosystem. As a part of a geographically distributed team you will collaborate with multiple Red Hat engineering teams and open source communities around the globe. To be successful in this role, you will need to have motivation to work with Linux technologies and open source, curiosity,  and passion for problem solving. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Manage the team's backlog through planning, grooming, and fulfillment tasks
  • Play an active role and contribute to multiple open source projects and communities like Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Open vSwitch (OVS), and Open Virtual Network (OVN)
  • Develop and integrate changes in multiple projects to provide end-to-end solutions
  • Troubleshoot, analyze bug root causes, and provide resolutions
  • Review design, enhancement proposal, and patches from other team members
  • Work with the quality engineering (QE) team to ensure projects are tested correctly
  • Publicize the team's work through blogs, web postings, or conference talks

Required skills

  • In-depth experience with L2/L3 switching and routing
  • 5+ years of experience in a Linux environment with at least one of the following languages: Golang, C/C++, Python, or Java
  • Experience with Linux system programming
  • Multi-threaded programming and management of shared resources in complex environments
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English

The following are considered a plus:

  • Linux networking or software-defined networking (SDN) related development contributions
  • Experience with Kubernetes or OpenShift and container related technologies like docker, cri-o
  • Experience with data plane development kit (DPDK)
  • Experience with network protocols and familiarity with technologies like network functions virtualization e.g., network functions virtualization (NFV) or cloud-native network function (CNF) 
  • Experience with virtualization technologies like QEMU, KVM, etc.
  • Experience leading or contributing to open source communities





About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

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