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Software Developer - Linux Distributions

Job Description:

About us 

SUSE,the world’s largest independentopen sourcecompany, helps customers, partners and communities be the difference in their spheres of influence. Through open collaboration and agile, enterprise-gradeopen sourcesolutions, customers,partnersand communities are empowered to simplify tasks, modernize environments and accelerate business innovation – ultimately reaping the benefits of measurable value and better futures. Our customer obsessed operating model means exceptional service, value,flexibilityand customer choice, with no enforced lock in. 

SUSE’s open,open sourceapproach helps our customers and partners move their businesses forward, transforming IT, delivering increased agility and faster innovation.

SUSE’s Engineering & Innovation (E&I) oversees the technology innovation, and product and solution development and delivery of SUSE’s global portfolio, built within variousopen sourceprojects and communities.

What you’lldo

The ideal candidate has actively developed software for Linux projects,has integrated that software intoLinux distributionsand is familiar withcommonopen source development methodologies (ie.pull requests, peer reviews,anddevelopingin public repositorieswith other community members).

In your role asSoftwareEngineer,you willwork withina team of specialiststo deliversolutionsthat spanacrossproductsin the SUSE portfolio.You willinterface with Project Managers, Product Managers, Quality Assurance,technology architects,andotherexpertsacross department boundaries. Your task will be tobecomeasubject matter expertin your area of expertiseto deliver enterprise-ready,Linux-basedsolutions.You will develop codeand configuration, ensure quality and testing is in place,and act on errors from the CI. You will work interactively with upstream communitiesto enhance, extend,and improveopen sourcesoftware projects.You’ll be point of contact forotherengineers seeking expertiseinresolvingcustomer reported issues,and respond to bug reports for codeand configyou’re responsiblefor.

If you love solving technical puzzlesto achieve solutions,and are ready to accept challenging tasks,then you will find supportive and competent peers at SUSE which will help you to grow your expertise and accomplish your tasks. Welookforward to meetingyou.

What you’llbring

  • At least4years’experience insoftware engineering

  • Expertise and hands-on experience withLinux distributions and their components

  • Knowledge or experiencewithpackageand configurationmanagement

  • Proficiency and hands-on experience with Shell, Python, Go, or other programming/scripting languages

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication in English

  • Excellentproblem-solvingand debugging skills, and to see the big picture

  • Passion for contributing to a safe, diverse, and inclusive culture

  • Openness to learn something new, continuously improve,and a strong desire to build great things

  • Bonus Points for

  • Experience withopen sourcedevelopment

  • Experience working withina distributed team

  • Familiarity with container technology and cloud native applications

  • What we offer

    This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits– including flexible hours, competitive pay, and a commitment to work/life balance. You’ll be joininga team ofhard-working, focused, andcreative peoplewho are passionate about changing the world through the power ofopen sourcetechnologyand solutions. 

    Software Developer - Linux Distributions

    SUSE, Netherlands
    Contract type: 
    Developer, Software Engineer, System Administrator