Principal Software Engineer - OpenStack
- Location SUNNYVALE, CA
- Career Area Technology & Software Development
- Job Function Software Development and Engineering
- Employment Type -
- Position Type -
- Requisition 913477BR
What you'll do
The core focus of this position is to develop and implement new innovative software solutions, which scale significantly with business demand and enhance Walmart’s cloud platforms. This position involves working directly with the OpenStack Octavia community and contributing code upstream. The goal for this role is to become a core member of the Octavia project. In addition to working with the open source community, this position will include the responsibilities listed below.
1. Work directly on the Torbit team to develop end-to-end software solutions to move away from physical appliances
2. Come up with innovative ideas to improve performance, scalability, reliability, and uptime
3. Deliver highly scalable and reliable production ready code
4. Design, develop, and operate code across multiple production systems
5. Evaluate and implement SDN and NFV solutions
6. Use agile methodologies for rapid software development
7. Leverage and implement CI/CD pipelines for software delivery
*Depending on candidate, position can also be based in Washington DC/Reston or remote*
1. At least 6 years of software development experience
2. Prior code contributions to an open source project
3. Proficient in the Python programming language
4. In depth knowledge of load balancing, networking, DNS, TCP/IP, and UDP
5. Deployment and operational expertise in Linux, such as RedHat / Ubuntu
6. Experience and knowledge with cloud platforms (OpenStack / public cloud)
7. Familiarity and experience working with large scale infrastructures, and being able to explain reasons for specific design decisions
8. Knowledge in software defined networking
9. Strong analytical and problem solving skills
10. Willingness to support code in production and be a point of escalation to resolve issues
2. Recent and relevant experience with OpenStack, such as Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Glance, Swift, Heat, Ironic, and Octavia
3. Experience with Kubernetes and containers
4. Experience in numerous programming languages, especially Go
5. Knowledge or experience in content delivery networks (CDN)
6. Experience with routing protocols and projects, such as Quagga, GoBGP, ExaBGP, or BIRD
7. Familiarity with SDN projects, such as Calico, Open Daylight, Contrail, Nuage VSP, VMware NSX, FD.io, and Open Virtual Network (OVN)
"I feel like my manager wants to help me become a better developer and a better person overall."
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