Cloud Networking Software Developer

Engineering Kanata, Canada Kanata, Canada


Position at Wind River

Cloud Networking Software Developer 

Ottawa / Seattle 

Wind River 

In a world increasingly driven by software innovation, Wind River is pioneering the technologies to accelerate the digital transformation of our customers with a new generation of Mission Critical AI Systems in an AI-first world with the most exacting standards for safety, security, performance, and reliability. Success will be determined by our ability to innovate with velocity and sell at the solutions level. 

Why Choose Wind River? 

Within the Wind River Cloud team, we have the opportunity to work with large-scale projects like Kubernetes, Docker, OpenStack and fast-paced open-source technologies that are in high demand from our customers. Wind River Cloud has adopted these technologies into the core of our product, which is driving us to find experienced and high-performing individuals that can learn and contribute to these container and virtualization solutions. In addition, Wind River Cloud is a leading contributor to the Open Source StarlingX project, to manage and maintain the critical infrastructure for highly distributed Edge solutions, including 5G, Autonomous Vehicles, Industrial Automation and Augmented Reality. Wind River contributes and builds upon the work within StarlingX to ensure it meets the demands of these critical applications. We have a spot for you! 

What You’ll Do 

Wind River Systems is seeking a junior cloud networking developer for the Wind River Cloud team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing/testing networking features and bug fixes, joining a highly skilled development and QA team in a fast-paced agile environment. 


  • Develop leading-edge, high-performance cloud and container technologies for the Edge. 
  • Work as part of a team focused on networking in a cloud environment 
  • Work with the most dynamic and exciting open-source software projects today – Kubernetes, calico, device plugins, Istio, docker, Helm, Ansible, etc. 
  • Contribute actively to StarlingX, an open-source project under the OpenStack Foundation - a fully featured cloud for the distributed edge ( 
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development process using agile development. 


  • Recent graduate with BSc / MSc degree (Computer Science, Computer/Systems Engineering, or equivalent technical degree). 
  • Up to 2 years’ experience in software development with a focus on networking 
  • Excellent programming skills using Python, Go and C/C++. 
  • Experience with Linux software development. 
  • Experience with cloud networking and networking protocols 
  • Experience with containers and/or cloud-based technologies, including docker, k8s and Openstack, would be an asset. 
  • Experience with git or other source control systems. 
  • Familiarity with iterative and agile/scrum software development processes. 
  • Exposure to other languages (Ansible, Puppet, SQL, Shell Scripting) would be an asset. 
  • Contributions to an open-source community would be an asset. 
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Exceptional team player who works well in collaborative environments. 
  • Self-managed, fast learner with the desire and ability to master new technologies. 


Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.