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RedHat Senior Software Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with practical networking development experience to join us. In this role, you will help with packet movement inside servers from Network Interface Cards to kernel, to virtual machines, to containers. You will work with innovative technology and help define the next generationnetworking infrastructure for container environments ( from scratch. You will work as part of an international team spread over four continents. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop next generation datapath networking infrastructure for container and virtualized environments

  • Contribute to upstream software development forOpen vSwitch ( (OVS),Data Plane Development Kit ( (DPDK), and Open Virtual Network (OVN) projects

  • Design, develop, and deliver features for Red Hat’s datapath technologies

  • Work in a continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) environment for rapid development and feedback

Required skills

  • 2+ years of practical networking development in Linux

  • Practical coding experience in C

  • Linux networking development experience

  • Familiarity with kernel networking fundamentals, virtual switching, and datacenter networking

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience in Linux kernel or Linux user space development

  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals, e.g., IPv6 and TCP

  • Practical coding experience with Golang

  • Ability to work in a continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) environment

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes

  • Familiarity with real time kernel and real time applications

About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen 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.

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Location Remote CA ON

Posting date 3 weeks ago (6/1/2021 8:02 AM)

Job ID 87013

Category Software Engineering