Red Hat Software Engineer in Pune, India

Job description

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 Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineer to join our OpenStack team in Pune, India. In this role, you’ll work as a part of a geographically distributed team and maintaining close communication with other team members and upstream communities. You will collaborate with a global community of software developers dedicated to building a standardized, scalable, and feature rich cloud computing platform that can be used by any organization to create and offer public or private clouds that can be run on their own hardware. We’ll need you to be able to work on the following components: Nova, Swift, Glance, Keystone, Horizon, Cinder, and Quantum.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Take ownership of a set of OpenStack packages

  • Learn to work with the OpenStack upstream community to be able to respond to bugs and development needs; cooperate with upstream developers

  • Monitor our bug tracking tool for issues logged by customers or community members

  • Investigate bugs by recreating the customer’s specific environment in our lab and determining solutions

  • Respond to requests for enhancements (RFE) from upstream communities or customers by developing new features for assigned packages

  • Use your Python programming skills to develop new features and patches

Required skills

  • 3-5 years of significant software development experience

  • Experience with and passion for Python programming

  • Knowledge of any distribution of Linux operating system

  • Passion for open source software development

  • Deep understanding of cloud computing and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

  • Focus on test-driven development with good knowledge of unit testing frameworks and methodologies

  • Packaging experience with distributions using RPM

  • Experience with KVM based virtualization and libvirt

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, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job ID 58617

Department Software Engineering

Location IN-Pune

Posting date 7/17/2017

Remote base ..