[dns-jobs] Junior Software Engineer for BIND 9

Ondřej Surý ondrej at isc.org
Thu Jun 14 16:31:18 UTC 2018

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.

## Responsibilities:
	• 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
## Required Skills
	• 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
## Desirable Skills
	• 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
## Location

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.

## Application

To apply for this post, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to jobs at isc.org. You might be asked to agree to a background check for criminal history.

Ondřej Surý
ondrej at isc.org

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