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Red Hat is the world’s leading open source software company and our products, including Red Hat Storage, are part of the reason why. Red Hat Storage is a software storage platform for virtual machines, private, public and hybrid clouds and Big Data applications. We provide the ability to scale storage capacities from a few terabytes to multiple petabytes and are focused on simplifying the task of storing and managing the explosive growth of unstructured and big data while transforming the economics of storage.

The storage products from Red Hat are specifically optimized for the demanding needs of emerging and disruptive large-scale unstructured content workloads and are pure software solutions, able to run on commodity storage hardware. We deliver multiple times the scalability and performance of conventional storage at a fraction of the cost and have customers from all over the world and in industries such as energy exploration, biotechnology, healthcare, media on demand, and web services. Just as Linux has transformed world of computing, we're passionate about harnessing the power of Open Source to transform the world of storage as well.
We love the open source community, so if you are already contributing to open source projects, do upload your code samples or links along with your resume. We also strongly encourage you to join our storage product community ---

Job summary

As a Principal Software Engineer in the Red Hat Storage Engineering team, you will work as part of a team responsible for developing network protocols that access our distributed file system, principally via the OpenStack Object Storage (Swift) protocol. There will be additional growth opportunities to contribute to
Samba/SMB, NFS and more in the future.

The ideal candidate should have a strong technical background, preferably in client/server architectures and algorithm development and will be creative, team-oriented, a quick learner with good interpersonal skills and driven to produce results. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must as this is a senior contributor role that interacts with a worldwide team of fellow employees and community members.

Required skills

  • 5+ years Linux- or UNIX-based software development
  • 5+ years of hands-on web / cloud application development experience (REST and / or SOAP) resulting in expert level experience in web access libraries and algorithms
  • 3+ years of Python language and development environment experience
  • 10+ years software industry experience
  • Expert-level debugging skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to represent Red Hat in public or customer-facing forums
  • Team leadership and the development of more junior engineers
  • Experience developing client / server applications
  • A creative, nimble thinker who will contribute heavily to the software architecture and coordination with other development teams and modules
  • Experience working with a worldwide distributed software development team
  • At minimum, a BSCS or BSEE degree or equivalent

Desired Skills that will be considered a strong plus:

  • Web object access programming experience such as OpenStack Open Object Storage (Swift) development
  • Experience with Agile development processes, Scrum in particular
  • Experience with and contributions to open-source communities
  • Linux kernel development
  • Linux FUSE-based development
  • Test-driven development
  • NOSQL environments and/or Big Data analytics
  • Storage device development such as storage / NAS arrays
  • Creating or developing an open-source community
  • Performance and scalability engineering
  • Storage access protocols such as NFS, SMB, FC, iSCSIskills and driven to produce results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must as this is a senior contributor role that interacts with a worldwide team of fellow employees and communitymembers.

Email Resumes and Inquires to: Brian Guillemette Red Hat® | Global Talent Acquisition Manager | e: [email protected]| +1 617-902-0547