[dns-jobs] Vacancy - BIND 9 Software Engineer

Stephen Morris stephen at isc.org
Mon Feb 6 13:05:30 UTC 2017

Internet Systems Consortium - Job Vacancy

Software Engineer

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
Kea, its successor.

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to work on BIND 9.
This engineer will be a core member of the development team, assisting
in the maintenance of the software as well as the development of new

Among the responsibilities of this position are:
- Working with the team to specify, 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
- Participating in organisations such as the IETF to develop Internet

Required Skills:
- At least five year's experience with C development
- Knowledge of the DNS protocol
- Very strong knowledge of networking, both from a theoretical as well
as a practical standpoint
- Experience with the Berkeley socket API
- Experience with threads and locks
- Strong familiarity - including administrative experience - with
Unix/BSD/Linux operating systems

Desirable Skills:
- Specific experience of BIND
- Experience of network programming on Windows
- Experience with Python
- Familiarity with open source tools and working environments

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.

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 jobs at isc.org.

Dr Stephen Morris
Senior Director of Software Engineering
Internet Systems Consortium
stephen at isc.org
+1 650-423-1316

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