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Description: Senior software developer for Unbound and our other DNS products
Hours: 40 hours per week (part time is also possible)
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands or Remote
Do you want to do something special, something different from the crowd? We are looking for a software developer who wants to build something great with a group of fantastic people.
NLnet Labs has a number of open source DNS software products that are used extensively by the internet industry. One of our products, Unbound, is one of the most popular open source DNS resolvers, powering everything from small devices to the largest cloud services on the Internet. We are looking for a senior software developer who can push Unbound to new heights of performance, security and functionality with an opportunity to participate in defining the future of the DNS within the Internet community.
Are you a software developer who wants to work on one of the most respected open source DNS software projects in the world? Are you self-organising and like working in a small, highly specialised team of developers and researchers? Join NLnet Labs and get an opportunity to do what you do best in a workplace without endless meetings and free of rigid processes.
What You Will Be Doing
As a Senior Software Developer at NLnet Labs you will be working on software that literally helps to make the Internet work. You are primarily responsible, as part of a team, for maintaining and expanding our validating, recursive resolver Unbound, but will also contribute to our authoritative and signing solutions for DNS. In addition to software development, there is opportunity for applied research with a perspective on operational insights and improvement of our software.
In this role you will:
What Skills You Will Need
It’s required that you have:
It would be nice if you also have:
What We Can Offer You
Compensation is competitive for the Internet Research & Development industry.
We want to build great, industry relevant software and have fun doing it. Our team members think the most important parts of our culture are:
About NLnet Labs
Founded in 1999, the NLnet Labs Foundation has grown into an organisation that is respected for their open source software projects that support the core of the Internet, their award winning research and contributions to the development of open standards. We strive to remain a lightweight organisation, currently employing ten developers, two researchers and two managers. We value openness, initiative and strive to allow everyone to genuinely influence the organisation. We currently maintain open source DNS software written in C, BGP software written in Rust, as well as several community and research projects written in Python.
NLnet Labs is located at the Amsterdam Science Park in the Netherlands. It has excellent reachability by public transport and has private parking available if you travel by car. Remote working is also fully supported.