Golang Engineer for an Open-source Project

Resin.io · Jul 12th 2018

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On being a Golang Engineer at resin.io

Resin.io maintains Balena, an open source Moby-based container engine tailored to IoT devices. We are looking for Golang Engineers with in-depth expertise on container technologies and open source software to innovate in the realm of containers for embedded GNU/Linux devices.

Responsibilities

  • Actively invest back in our own technology, libraries, and frameworks

  • Understand security best practices and strive to apply them in your work

  • Be highly motivated to produce great code

  • Evaluate customer requirements and other inputs to determine the scope and timing of new functionality

  • Lead and maintain the Balena container engine open source project

  • Contribute back to major open source projects such as Docker

  • Research novel approaches to efficiently run and update containers in embedded devices

REQUIREMENTS

Need to have:

  • Desire to make yourself and others more effective. You'd be bothered by an inefficient process

  • Good understanding of software engineering practices and how to apply them

  • Excellent written communication skills, and fluency in English

  • Self-discipline to take on a project and push it to completion without too much management. You also know when to ask for help

  • Experience leading, or contributing to, open source projects

  • Experience with GNU/Linux

  • Experience with Golang

  • In-depth knowledge of Docker internals like namespaces, cgroups, and layers

Nice to have:

  • A sample of your work (URL or attached sample)

  • Contributions to OSS projects (please include a URL)

  • Having worked remotely before

  • Experience with Resin.io as a user

  • Experience with embedded GNU/Linux, anything ranging from personal projects with a Raspberry Pi to commercial or industrial scenarios with custom devices

  • Experience with Node.js

  • Experience with Kubernetes

Make sure to let us know if any of these items apply to you!

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