Software Engineering Manager - OpenDayLight

Software Engineering Manager - OpenDayLight

Job ID 
Software Engineering
Posting date 
Remote base 

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 Engineering Manager to join us in Ra’anana, Israel. In this role, you’ll help guide the OpenStack Engineering team, and the direction and the architecture of the Red Hat OpenStack Platform by working through the software engineers and with the upstream community. You will be responsible for directing feature development, as well as bringing enterprise-level software quality and experience into OpenStack. As a Software Engineering Manager, you will manage a distributed and dispersed engineering team.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Focus on the OpenDaylight project and work with the OpenStack team to help supervise the effort
  • Work with the engineering team to develop technology roadmaps and schedules, and communicate these schedules externally
  • Engage with the upstream community to engage the engineering team
  • Work with cross-functional managers and teams on documentation, product management, and quality assurance to coordinate tasks necessary for releasing enterprise quality software
  • Work with other engineering managers and teams to utilize existing technologies and implement improvements cohesively

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of significant software development experience
  • 5+ years of managing software developers and product releases
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiar with test-based development and agile or scrum methodologies
  • Understanding of open source development models and how the Linux community interacts
  • Prior participation in open source community software development or leadership
  • Background in virtualization, with experience with KVM-based virtualization
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), especially in the networking domain
  • Extensive understanding of software defined networking (SDN), encapsulation technologies, kernel networking, OVS, OpenFlow, and networking protocols like TCP or UDP

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