Linux Distribution Engineer – Java/Maven
Job Description:
At SUSE, we are passionate about Open Source and we are major contributors to many upstream projects. In our daily work, we value creativity and innovation, while staying focused on delivering business results. Our engineering team is a global team from almost all continents. SUSE has a wide field of advanced technologies and offers developers with an open and curious mind a great opportunity to apply and grow their skills.
We are looking for a software engineer with a good understanding of Linux as an Operating System and who has developed software for common Open Source software projects. The ideal candidate has already gained significant experience in building Java/Maven based projects on Linux and is able to extend, maintain and structure the building of projects based on Java/Maven.
In your role as Linux Distribution Engineer – Java/Maven you will interface with Project Managers, Product Managers, Quality Assurance and with technology architects and experts. Your task will be to master the process in which packages are created and submitted to the product repositories in order to deliver enterprise-ready products. You will write code as a member of the according upstream community and act on errors showing up in our staging area to identify problems and remove these. You will collaborate with other software engineers and architects to deliver high quality Linux software. If you love solving technical puzzles and are ready to accept challenging tasks then you will find supportive and competent peers at SUSE which will help you to grow your expertise and accomplish your tasks. We are looking forward to meet you.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience

Required Knowledge and Skills:
At least 2 years’ software engineering or equivalent experience
proficiency in at least one compiled and one scripting language
very good system debugging skills
Very good analytical and problem solving skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Desired qualifications:

Experience with open source development
Substantial experience with Java and Maven build environments
Excellent programming skills

Engineering & Innovation

Position type:
full-time / regular

About SUSE:
SUSE, the world’s largest independent open source software company, powers digital transformation with true open source technologies for the enterprise that simplify, modernize and accelerate traditional, cloud and edge solutions. SUSE collaborates with partners, communities and customers to deliver and support solutions that enable mission-critical business outcomes. SUSE’s container and cloud platforms, software-defined infrastructure, and artificial intelligence and edge computing solutions allow customers to create, deploy and manage workloads anywhere – on premises, hybrid and multi-cloud. For more information, visit
SUSE is a global leader in innovative, reliable and enterprise-grade open source solutions, relied upon by more than 60% of the Fortune 500 to power their mission-critical workloads. We specialize in Enterprise Linux, Kubernetes Management, and Edge solutions, and collaborate with partners and communities to empower our customers to innovate everywhere –- from the data center, to the cloud, to the edge and beyond. SUSE puts the “open” back in open source, giving customers the agility to tackle innovation challenges today and the freedom to evolve their strategy and solutions tomorrow. The company is headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany, and employs nearly 2000 people globally. SUSE is listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.