HIRO is an innovative Dutch SME, currently mainly R&D driven, developing Edge as a service.
29 вересня 2022

senior infrastructure architect (вакансія неактивна)

за кордоном $8300–9583

Senior Infrastructure Architect

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HIRO delivers ’cloud type’ services, Edge as a Service, built from open source and custom built microservices deployed on edge servers and edge data centers. That stack of services is to be customisable, highly automated and intelligent. HIRO builds the next-generation edge data center technologies. It develops the necessary hardware and software to provide the optimal architecture for a data center to function at the edge addressing the challenges of Big Data, ML/AI and Business Intelligence applications. The company aims to bring innovations in several areas of the hardware and software stack based upon years of expertise with state-of-the-art technologies.

HIRO is seeking a Senior Software Architect who will work directly with company founder and early adopters to architect and drive the development of the systems software stack to manage the distributed federated edge data center infrastructure and the services. He/She will need to have a thorough understanding of the hardware characteristics and innovations and define the resource management and execution software to optimally control the infrastructure and enable multi-tenancy focusing on aspects such as security, performance, energy efficiency, GDPR. The systems software stack will be based on Linux, containerisation, Kubernetes and the CNCF ecosystem. The ideal candidate will have experience with resilient distributed systems, cloud and edge computing technologies along with a good understanding of the networking, storage and internals of typical public cloud services.

Job Highlights

  • Evaluating, identifying and improving existing systems software solutions dealing with all the aspects related to the management of an edge data center
  • Architecting and designing the systems software stack for on-premises edge data center making use of Linux OS, containerization, Kubernetes orchestration while selecting the most adapted open-source versions for the runtime (CRI), networking (CNI), storage (CSI) and device plugins for K8S at the edge considering the characteristics and specificities of the underlying data center hardware.
  • Driving the developments of the ’Edge as a service’ systems software stack for the Hiro edge data center based on fully open-source state-of-the-art tools, high levels of automation and AI
  • Overseeing the activities of the members of the development team
  • Participating in EU-funded projects performing technology research evaluations, delivering and testing prototypes
  • Planning, tracking and scheduling software deliverables
  • Developing a beyond state of the art software stack
  • Developing functions and services for a new market ’edge as a service’
  • Working with some of the best researchers in Europe

Characteristics and skills for a successful candidate

Bachelor’s, MSc or equivalent in Computer Science or a relevant work experience. PhD and with research background and scientific publications is a definite plus. Strong fundamentals in distributed systems design and operations including experience with the design and architecture of micro-services

  • At least 8 years of experience in a senior software engineer/architect role. Startup experience a plus.
  • 5 years of experience in containerization and Docker. Some experience with other alternatives such as podman or singularity is a plus.
  • 3 years of Kubernetes expertise, active contributor to Kubernetes highly preferred.
  • Proven competence with the CNCF stack (Prometheus, Istio, etc) is a plus.
  • Experience with Databases and Datastores such as: Postgres, Redis, ElasticSearch, ...
  • Strong understanding of Kubernetes multi-cluster challenges and Kubernetes networking (e.g. CNI deployment and troubleshooting).
  • Experience and background with Kubernetes CSI, CNI, CRI and Devices plugin will be a definite plus.
  • Experience managing and debugging large scale infrastructure services
  • Experience with Programming languages such as: Python, Golang, C++, Rust, Java, ...
  • Software Development Lifecycle best practices (CI/CD , DevOps, etc)
  • Good understanding and experience of data analytics software such as Big Data tools (Spark, Flink) and ML/AI (Pytorch, Tesnorflow) is a plus.
  • Problem-solving versatility and resourcefulness and ability to think independently and take actions to solve problems.
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written to bridge the business and technical communities, as well as willingness to travel to and present at key conferences in our industry (e.g Kubecon, Google Next, Re-Invent)
  • Experience working in a remote team

Work is from home office anywhere in the Netherlands. HIRO will apply for working permit for Holland. Dutch government provides substantial tax benefits for 5 years, financial child support.

Job Type: Full-Time

Annual Salary 100-115K EURO.

Preferred Starting Data Januari 2023