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SUSE is a global leader in innovative, reliable and secure enterprise-grade open source solutions, relied upon by more than 60% of the Fortune 500 to power their mission-critical workloads. We specialize in Business-critical Linux, Enterprise Container Management and Edge solutions, and collaborate with partners and communities to empower our customers to innovate everywhere – from the data center, to the cloud, to the edge and beyond. SUSE employs more than 2,400 people globally, in 32 countries and is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (DAX).

We are open in our roots and open in our approach, striving to be the most trusted open innovator in the World. Openness extends beyond our technology. Our vibrant community thrives on diversity and connectivity without borders. Senior Software Engineer (Flexible Remote Location)

Job Description

Software Engineer, Kubernetes/DevOps

SUSE is an Open Source pioneer and market leader with a fast-paced, exciting environment at the leading edge of Enterprise Linux, container management solutions, and Edge computing.

SUSE Rancher Engineering team has attracted top talent from across the globe and continues to grow as a distributed team steeped in open-source culture. We are on a mission to support our customers to innovate everywhere, with the power of Kubernetes and we help enterprises deliver Kubernetes-as-a-Service across any infrastructure.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working on complex problems, has an analytical mind, experience with computer science concepts and development processes, and a keen interest in learning new things.


As part of Engineering team, you will:

Do in-depth analysis of issues reported by Support team.

Coordinate the defect-resolution process in Rancher product.

Coordination of and active involvement in bug-fixing process.

Fixing code defects and publishing patches.

Collaborate with development teams to resolve product issues and understand product goals.

Develop skills to become a subject matter expert around some Rancher components, of your interests.

Write content for the SUSE Rancher knowledge base and create or maintain tooling that is valuable to colleagues and customers.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent.

6+ years of related work experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

You are passionate about programming and creating excellent software which meets the goals of its users

Demonstrable experience contributing to Open Source projects and interacting with their communities

Experience with continuous integration and writing tests for your code

Typically, 3+ years experience in DevOps, quality assurance, automation, or a similar engineering role

Extended Linux knowledge in general; familiarity with Linux administration.

Demonstrable experience with Kubernetes in either Linux or Windows environment

Proficiency in Bash and Go

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience in working in a virtual and distributed environment.

Demonstrable scripting experience

Experience in CI/CD pipeline tools like Jenkins, Drone, Cirrus-CI, or Github Actions

Experience with Distributed systems, IaaS/PaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service).

Experience with Cloud Providers such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud and managed Kubernetes services like EKS, AKS, or GKE

Experience with containers and container orchestration (Rancher, Kubernetes, or Docker).

Familiarity with cloud native applications

Nice to have:

CKA certification

Linux certification

Proficiency in Helm

Experience with automation around Public Clouds (AWS, GCP, Azure or others)

Experience with GKE, AKS or EKS

Experience with Python, JavaScript, or Go

Experience with Cypress

Experience with GitHub Actions

Experience with terraform

Experience in Agile process

Familiarity with Rancher and Docker

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What We Offer

We empower you to be bold, driving your career to create the future you want. We celebrate and reward your achievements.

SUSE is a dynamic environment that is evolving rapidly, thus requiring agility, strong entrepreneurship and an open mind.

This is a compelling opportunity for the right person to join us as we continue to scale and prosper.

If you’re a big thinker, obsessed by execution and thrive in a dynamic environment in which you can tangibly create a lasting legacy, then please apply now!

We give you the freedom to be yourself. You will work in a global community of unique individuals – like you – with different backgrounds, talents, skills and perspectives. A truly open community where everyone is welcome, has a voice and is encouraged to reach their full potential regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or any other characteristics.

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