Mirantis Overview

Mirantis helps enterprises move to the cloud on their terms, delivering a true cloud experience on any infrastructure, powered by Kubernetes. The company uses a unique as-a-service model empowering developers to build, share and run their applications anywhere – from public to hybrid cloud and to the edge. Mirantis serves many of the world’s leading enterprises, including Adobe, DocuSign, Reliance Jio, STC, Vodafone, and Volkswagen.

Job Description

Mirantis is adding a Sr. Networking Engineer to our networking team that is building and maintaining the networking backend for a next-generation, multi-tenant cluster management SaaS solution. The networking backend is an integral part of the system which allows components to communicate with each other when hosted on a variety of network topologies using a number of different operating systems. Working closely with product and other engineering teams, you will ensure world-class network capabilities in Mirantis’ products.



  • The more knowledge you have of Linux the better. System calls, iptables rules and kernel features are the shoulders on which the Docker daemon stands.
  • Use your in-depth understanding of TCP/IP stack, your hands on experience with container networking, and good grasp of networking concepts such as DNS and load-balancing.
  • Leverage your knowledge of Virtual networking and SDNs.
  • Design, architect, implement, and test frameworks, libraries, tools, and services.
  • Participate in requirement, design, planning, and retrospective meetings.
  • Review designs, architectures, implementations, API’s, and test plans.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and evangelist within the company and broader community.
  • Be an active maintainer of Mirantis projects by contributing code to open-source projects, helping the community, reviewing submissions, and participating in design decisions.
  • Participate in product discussions, influence the roadmap, and take ownership and responsibility over new projects to make them happen.
  • Be the technical reference to external partners and in-house engineering teams, provide support by sharing knowledge and/or taking on the development effort.
  • Help lead Mirantis and the industry’s architectures and software stacks.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree or equivalent in computer science or a related subject
  • Systems programming experience in Go, Python, C or similar languages
  • Debugging - particularly multi-process, multi-thread, distributed systems, RPC
  • Networking: Ethernet, VXLAN, IP, TCP, DNS, TLS, HTTP, Routing
  • Linux: containers, IPTables, CGroups, IPC, linux internals 
  • Packet capture analysis , TCP dump, wireshark 
  • Familiarity with some (not necessarily all) topics such as:
  • Git, GitHub, Open source contribution.
  • Kubernetes
  • Istio
  • Remote working / working in a distributed multi-national team
  • Automated testing/Test driven development 
  • Agile


What does Mirantis offer you?

  • Work with an established Silicon Valley leader in the cloud infrastructure industry.
  • Work with exceptionally passionate, talented and engaging colleagues, helping Fortune 500 and Global 2000 customers implement next-generation cloud technologies.
  • Be a part of cutting-edge, open-source innovation.
  • Thrive in the high-energy environment of a young company where openness, collaboration, risk-taking, and continuous growth are valued.
  • Professional development and training.
  • Attend conferences and working groups.
  • Modern bright office, centrally located and close to public transportation.
  • Enjoy snacks, drinks, and dinners (if working late).
  • Customized workstation (macOS, Windows, Linux).
  • Company outings, happy hours, hackathons, and tech talks.
  • Receive a competitive compensation package with strong benefits plan and stock options.

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