Internet Systems Consortium, Inc. (ISC) is a public benefit company whose mission is to support the infrastructure of the Internet. In pursuit of this goal, we have a team dedicated to developing open-source Internet infrastructure software. Our main product is BIND 9, the Internet's most popular DNS server. We also provide ISC DHCP, an implementation of the dynamic host configuration protocol, as well as its successor, Kea.
We are looking for a junior software engineer to work on BIND 9. This engineer will be a core part of the development team, assisting in the development of new features as well as maintenance of the program.
Working with the team to design and develop new features
Reviewing code changes
Responding to bug reports from a variety of sources and fixing bugs
Assisting in release engineering
Assisting in project planning
Acting as on-call escalation engineer (eventually)
Participating in organizations such as the IETF to develop Internet protocols
Spoken and written English allowing at conversation level
Experience with C development, preferably at C11 level
General knowledge about Internet protocols and standards
Knowledge about threads and locks mechanisms
Familiarity with Unix/BSD/Linux operating systems
Self-motivation and self-discipline when working from home
Specific experience of BIND
Knowledge about the DNS protocol
Experience of network programming on Windows
Experience with Python
Knowledge about networking, both from a theoretical as well as a practical
Familiarity with open source tools and working environments[/list]
Anywhere. Although ISC is located in Redwood City, California (USA) and some staff are based there, many of ISC's staff work from their homes throughout the USA and the rest of the world.
This position is open to anyone regardless of nationality, and is suitable for home working. Note that occasional travel to the company's USA offices will be required. As this is a junior level position, the position is also suitable for students as a part time job (minimum 20 hours per week required though).
To learn more about ISC and its critical role in the Internet community, visit http://www.isc.org.
To apply for this post, please send a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. You might be asked to agree to a background check for criminal history.