Lead Software Development Engineer, Host

San Francisco, CA 99999

Posted: 03/18/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 12437

Our Software Developer Engineers are building a net-new cloud using the learnings and findings from the last ten years of API-driven computing, virtualization practices, and large-scale multi data center applications. Our innovations and execution techniques are harvested from across the industry, computer science, and other well-studied industries.

We are looking for highly-motivated, self-motivated and aware engineers who are passionate about software quality, team execution, system performance, and customer-first design. We deliberately structure our development efforts into small teams in order to maximize the strengths of the team’ s individual members.

The applications we are developing are highly-available, high-performance, secure, geographically distributed, and robust. As a senior software engineer, you will be responsible for building out new internal and external services. We strive to ensure that the services we develop are elegant and self-contained, yet fit well into a larger ecosystem of interconnected microservices.

Depending on your area of specialization, you may be expected to have a solid working understanding of some or all of the following: enhancing hypervisors, real-time failure detection, optimizing peripheral (including network and storage) performance, enhancing virtualization technology, design and implement of underlay/overlay network, storage and network data path optimization, and incident prevention.

To apply for this role, we are looking for folks with at least five years of experience with old-school bare metal data centers, data center-scale applications that span multiple facilities, systems programming languages (C, C++), experienced on virtualization technologies such as KVM or QEMU, have an affinity for designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining, documenting, and enhancing the software you ship.
Responsibilities
  • Design, build, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance the software you ship
  • Write documentation for all work, for internal and external audiences
Qualifications Basic Qualifications
  • Experienced on at least one of KVM or QEMU
  • Experience with cloud data centers
  • Familiarity with systems programming languages, such as C, C++
  • Good understanding on Linux Kernel
  • Good communication skills and willingness to be a good team member
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience with bare metal data centers, applications that span multiple data centers
  • Expertise in systems programming languages, such as C, C++
  • Experienced on Linux kernel (network and storage) development
  • Experienced on PCI, SR-IOV
  • Experienced on at least one of cloud platform such as AWS, Azure, GCP.
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