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17 February 2013, SUSE, Full Time, globally or Prague / Nuremberg, Czech Republic, Germany

Job Description

We are seeking software engineers to develop and maintain exciting new open source Cloud related solutions. The engineers will work closely with upstream projects in a global environment, to create enterprise grade private Cloud Computing solutions based on Linux and OpenStack.

Core responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain projects related to our SUSE Cloud product especially in the area of High Availability.

  • Review code written internally by other team members, as well as those externally by other open source contributors.

  • Represent SUSE and work upstream with open source projects.

  • Be the internal domain expert on these projects/technologies.

Required skills:

  • <>Excellent experience in software development, specifically on Linux systems.
  • Good programming skills in Ruby or Python.

  • Knowledge of HA technologies.

  • Hands on experience with virtualisation technologies in Linux

  • Ability to write high quality code that is backed by tests.

  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Strong communication ability through presentations, interpersonal, verbal, and written skills (emails, IRC) in English.

Desired skills:

  • Experience with software development in agile projects/teams.

  • Experience and active participation in open source communities/projects.

  • Experience working with OpenStack or alternative private Cloud solutions.

  • Experience working with OpsCode Chef or Puppet

  • Prior experience working with distributed teams.

Why work with us:

  • We are a tightly knitted global team that is passionate about technology and open source.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Regular events to build up relationships and friendship within and across teams. These range from informal drink up sessions to themed multi-day

  • events in off-site locations.

  • Regular hackathons (Hack Weeks) and workshops on the company, department, and team levels.

  • Fun and creative work environment with massage rooms, big open community area, games room (eg. table tennis, pin ball, table soccer, darts, PlayStation, Wii), free flow drinks and fruits.

  • Opportunities for travel to conferences around the world.


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