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Scalability Software Engineer (Java/Python/PostgreSQL)

SUSE · Sep 8th 2020

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We are an international team of developers, designers, QA, and deployment engineers working on open source web applications to manage Linux servers. We love to learn, are passionate about our applications, and our prime goal is to create a great experience to our users. We are looking for talented and passionate engineers who want to work in an open source environment in order to grow our team.

Responsibilities

  • You will ship code for SUSE Manager (https://www.suse.com/products/suse-manager/) and its upstream project Uyuni (https://www.uyuni-project.org), a web-based Systems Management application used by hundreds of companies across the world.

  • You will identify bottlenecks and suggest changes to the codebase in order to make sure SUSE Manager can scale to thousands of managed clients.

  • You will work with consultants creating and documenting best practice configurations that scale up to the customer requirements.

  • You will design, implement and document High Availability configurations for the product.

  • You will also work with users to identify problems, turn them into good bug reports, track progress, and provide feedback back to users.

Qualifications & Required Skills

  • You are passionate about creating excellent software which meets the goals of its users.

  • You are experienced with Java, its ecosystem, build tools, servlet containers, debugging techniques, performance tuning, etc. (eg. Tomcat, Struts, Hibernate)

  • Deep experience with databases (Postgresql, Oracle), schema design, and performance tuning.

  • Proven ability to scale database applications using Java and/or Python frameworks.

  • You are comfortable with some scripting language. Bonus if it is Python because there is a lot of it in the backend code and client agents.

  • Team player. We have built a great working environment and we look only to make it better.

  • You understand the open source development processes and culture.

  • You are comfortable with code reviews, critiques, and patches. In both directions.

  • You understand the Linux Operating System and its low level interfaces (e.g. C, POSIX), development tools (gcc, gdb, git). Familiarity with packaging software for Linux (eg. rpm, deb) is a plus.

Our Offer

  • Direct contact with representatives of free/open source software projects worldwide.

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

  • Five weeks vacation. (*)

  • Contributions to pension insurance or capital life insurance. (*)

  • Other common employee benefits (food coupons, health care, sports and cultural activities). (*)

  • Free beverages. (*)

  • We know how to have fun.

  • We celebrate success.

Bonus Challenge

  • Install a Salt master with one client (http://www.saltstack.com) on a Linux system and enable the REST netapi (http://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/topics/netapi/index.html).

  • Checkout this simple client library: https://github.com/SUSE/saltstack-netapi-client-java

  • Implement a missing feature or enhancement and create a Pull Request.

  • Discuss with the developer that looked at your Pull Request.

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