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Storage Engineer - Ceph and Distributed Storage Full-time

Published at 2023-12-14 - Viewed: 1189 times - OpenNebula systems (Worldwide/Remote)

For over a decade now, OpenNebula Systems has been leading the development of the European open source technology that helps organizations around the world to manage their corporate data centers and build their Enterprise Clouds.

If you want to join an established leader in the cloud infrastructure industry and the global open source community, keep reading, because you can now join a team of exceptionally passionate and talented colleagues whose mission is to help the world’s leading enterprises to implement their next-generation edge and cloud strategies. We are hiring!

Since 2019, and thanks to the support from the European Commission, OpenNebula Systems has been leading the edge computing innovation in Europe, investing heavily in research and open source development, and playing a key role in strategic EU initiatives such as the IPCEI-CIS and the “European Alliance for Industrial Data, Edge and Cloud”.

We are currently looking for a Storage Engineer to come and join us in Europe as part of our new team developing the next generation management platform for the Cloud-Edge Computing Continuum.

Job Description

Cloud Systems Developers are responsible for coding the core features for virtualization, networking and storage management and their integration with the underlying infrastructure platform and services. Developers focus on ensuring that cloud management products align with project and business goals, comply with best practices, and meet performance requirements. You will serve as the go-to expert and reference point within our company for Ceph, offering guidance, expertise, and support to other teams in OpenNebula.

You’ll work in an agile environment to design, develop, test, maintain and validate with use cases a next generation management platform for the Cloud-Edge Computing Continuum. You will also participate in the upstream community, on challenging projects developing innovative edge/cloud systems. Applicants should be passionate about the future of the software defined datacenter, distributed systems, and open source.

What you will do

*Lead developer of the storage backend for OpenNebula, in this role you will:

*Design and interface with component API’s, interfaces and data formats

*Evaluate the performance of storage cloud systems to identify bottlenecks or bugs, and propose and develop solutions

*Architect novel storage solutions for the cloud-edge continuum in highly distributed environments.

*Write and maintain software documentation

*Use Git-workflow and test-driven development to produce high quality Ruby code

Collaborating with the integration and deployment teams to:

*Automate the deployment of Ceph clusters for dedicated and HCI architectures

*Design the storage backend for cloud architectures to implement production quality systems.

*Identify technical issues related to Ceph and storage in production systems

*Collaborating with other companies in the cloud-edge ecosystem within international projects and open-source communities. *Availability to occasional travel and participation in international events and meetings

What you will bring

*Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field

*5+ years of hands-on experience cloud systems development and integration for cloud computing using open-source technologies, with at least 3 years of experience in managing Ceph storage environments or similar distributed storage systems

*Knowledge of storage systems (usage and administration) NAS and SAN, specially for storing VM disk images.

*Experience in designing, developing and maintaining Ruby code base for system applications with knowledge of computing systems integration and the interaction with the operating system facilities like I/O, networking and virtualization.

*Experience integrating computing systems specially related to virtualization, storage and networking. *Knowledge of KVM/QEMU virtualization including Enhanced Platform Awareness capabilities (NUMA, CPU Pinning, and Huge Page), qcow2 and management of Virtual Machines.

*Strong knowledge of Linux networking stack including VLAN protocols, package filtering, basic routing protocols, Open vSwitch, and DPDK.

*Experience deploying and using monitoring and alerting tools like Prometheus. Design monitoring metrics and associated data structure. Elaborate and analyze usage reports obtained from the monitor data.

*Experience with Cloud Management platforms and their associated technologies. Understand the implication of managing virtualized infrastructures and the orchestration of the underlying subsystems.

What’s in it for me?
Some of our benefits and perks vary depending on location and employment type, but we are proud to provide employees with the following;

*Base Salary Range 38-60k

*Competitive compensation package and flexible remuneration: Meals, Transport, Nursery/Childcare

*Customized workstation (macOS, Windows, Linux)

*Private health insurance

*Paid time off: Holidays, Personal Time, Sick Time, Parental leave

*Afternoons-off every friday and during summer

*Remote company with bright HQ centrally located in Madrid; offices in Boston (USA), Brussels (Belgium) and Brno (Czech Republic); and access to office space near your location when needed. During the first year, for onboarding purposes, and for participation on certain projects, employees should be able to attend events and face-to-face meetings in our Madrid offices and other European cities. All employees are also required to attend our company-wide face-to-face all-hands meetings twice a year

*Healthy work-life balance: We encourage the right for Digital Disconnecting and promote harmony between employees personal and professional lives

*Flexible hiring options: Full Time/Part Time, Employee (Spain/USA) / Contractor (other locations)

*We are building an awesome, Engineering First Culture and your opinion matters: Thrive in the high-energy environment of a young company where openness, collaboration, risk-taking, and continuous growth are valued

*Be exposed to a broad technology ecosystem. We encourage learning and researching new technologies and methods as part of your everyday duties


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