[BangPypers] [Commercial] Python Development Engineer

Ramakrishna Reddy ramkrsna at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 13:56:29 CEST 2009

Division: 	Red Hat
Travel Involved: 	0-10%
Job Type: 	Full Time
Job Level:  	5+ years experience
Education: 	Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
Category:	Engineering

Position Summary:
The Role:

Python developer to join Red Hat's OS development team

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain python packages in RHEL and Fedora releases
  • Address issues from Red Hat customers related to python
  • Work closely with python upstream to fix bugs and improve performance
  • Plan and implement migration to Python 3.0
  • Backport fixes for security and bugfix errata in RHEL and Fedora

Required Skills & Expertise:

  • Intimate knowledge of python internals
  • Experience with C programming, specifically C-based python modules
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Good understanding of Linux system internals and systems engineering
  • An understanding of the Open Source development model
  • Familiarity with RPM packaging
  • Experience in performance testing and tuning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strongly Preferred: Experience with upstream Python community
  • Strongly Preferred: Experience in the Fedora community

People who are interested in this position, please contact me *off-list*

Ramakrishna Reddy                                               GPG
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