Senior Software Engineer - Ansible Networking

Senior Software Engineer - Ansible Networking

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 Networking Services team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is interested in shaping the modern Linux networking, both upstream and in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) solutions, to join us. In this role, you will work as part of a platform networking team that is involved with networking aspects of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and layered offerings. Your job will primarily involve development and maintaining ownership of Ansible by Red Hat modules, roles, and playbooks related to networking. You’ll focus on the Linux networking kernel space and core networking areas in user space and ensure that the networking-related capabilities are exposed through Ansible by Red Hat. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will also work with multiple teams and provide Ansible by Red Hat-based solutions. This position can be based remotely.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work on development to expose networking capabilities through Ansible by Red Hat by writing modules, roles, and playbooks
  • Be the maintainer of Ansible by Red Hat networking codebase
  • Write continuous integration (CI) tests to catch regressions
  • Be the technical point of contact for all networking-related Ansible by Red Hat work
  • Work on solving customer issues
  • Analyze both internal and external customer Ansible by Red Hat requirements
  • Contribute to upstream projects

Required skills

  • Experience with Ansible by Red Hat
  • Knowledge of Perl, XML, Python, and YAML
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English to communicate on audio and video calls with other team members
  • Interest in advancing Linux networking globally to make it adequate for cloud and virtualization needs
  • Experience working with Linux networking is a plus
  • Experience developing on Linux using tools like C, Git, shell, common user, and kernel space APIs is a plus

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