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Internap is seeking a senior software engineer with broad experience in distributed systems, virtualization, networking, and open-source development to join the Cloud Engineering Team. As a member of this team, you will be actively involved with various cutting-edge IaaS technologies, like OpenStack and VoxStructure. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute generally to the OpenStack effort upstream, and primarily downstream to help and maintain Internap’s public cloud offering that comes with the integration of OpenStack and VoxStructure technologies, such as (but not limited to) Nova, Swift, Keystone, VoxServer, and Ubersmith, Voxel’s hAPI. This is an exciting role, which involves the following responsibilities:

  • Feature design and development
  • Collaboration with multiple open-source communities around the world
  • Prototyping and de-risking new ideas
  • Some degree of documentation and CI automated testing

The role involves being a part of a distributed team and working independently but in tight collaboration and regular communication with other team members and upstream contributors. Ideal candidates should be passionate about cutting edge software development, and open source.


  • Experience in several programming languages, with Python a plus
  • Knowledge of unit testing, with CI methodologies (e.g. Jenkins) a plus
  • Source control and code reviews, with Git/Gerrit a plus
  • Architecture, API design, with REST a plus
  • Virtualization technologies, such as KVM, with Xen a plus
  • Knowledge of networking, with software defined networks a plus
  • OpenStack, or a similar IaaS platforms (e.g. Eucalyptus, AWS) a strong plus
  • Experience working in large-scale systems is a strong plus