SUSE is hiring an OBS Developer!

If you are interested in modern web development, agile methodologies, being the interface to business customers and being a member of an outstanding global team of highly skilled developers, if you want to be part of a revolutionary new way to create infrastructure technology, then you should continue to read this!

Our main sponsor, SUSE, is hiring someone to help them build up, maintain and support an Open Build Service instance for their Enterprise customers. Isn't that awesome? See below for more details of this position and apply over at!

Enterprise Build Service Engineer

Your tasks:

  • Productising the Open Build Service technology
  • Software packaging and managing of repositories
  • Handling user feedback and putting it into practice
  • Supporting external Build Service users and developers
  • Development of Ruby on Rails applications (frontend and backend)
  • Involvement in design, implementation, testing, bug fixing and optimizing in all areas of the Open Build Service

SUSEs requirements:

  • Master's degree in Computer Sciences or a comparable degree
  • Open source development experience
  • At least 3 years experience in professional software development and agile methodologies
  • Experience required in ruby, python, perl; ruby on rails is a plus
  • Knowledge in software packaging, image building, and deploying
  • Test-driven development, DevOps working style and experience is a plus
  • Virtualization knowledge (KVM/XEN) and/or Cloud experience (EC2, Openstack, Azure) a plus
  • Familiarity with version control systems (git), databases (SQL)
  • Team player
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Autonomous and results oriented work style
  • User and customer focus
  • Addiction to applying your skills to challenging problems

Why work with SUSE:

  • Positive and creative work environment with an international team
  • Direct contact with representatives of free/open source software projects worldwide
  • SUSE is a tightly knitted global team that is passionate about technology and open source
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular events to build up relationships and friendship within and across teams. These range from informal sessions to themed multi-day events in off-site locations
  • Regular hackathons and workshops on the company, department, and team level
  • Fun and creative work environment
  • Opportunities for travel to conferences around the world

About SUSE

SUSE®, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux and cloud infrastructure solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help SUSE customers to manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships SUSE builds allow them to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed—today and tomorrow. For more information, visit them at

Job Location

home office or any SUSE location globally e.g. Nuremberg, Germany

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