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DNS Software Engineer

  • Location: Central Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #24965

We’re partnering with a client pioneering breakthroughs in cloud technology, reshaping networking infrastructure possibilities. Their research lab leads innovation, exploring cutting-edge solutions to empower businesses globally. We’re seeking a talented DNS Software Engineer to join this team, driving the evolution of our cloud-based networking solutions.

Location: Dublin City Centre
Contract Type: Ltd Contract or Permanent 

Job Reference: BBBH 24965

As a DNS Software Engineer, you’ll play a pivotal role in architecting, designing, and implementing next-gen DNS solutions within our client’s cloud research lab. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, you’ll develop robust, scalable, and high-performance DNS systems, meeting evolving cloud infrastructure needs.


  • Collaborate on architectural design and development of DNS software solutions in a cloud environment.
  • Work with researchers, developers, and engineers to define technical requirements and design specifications.
  • Implement and optimize DNS protocols, algorithms, and routing mechanisms for optimal performance and reliability.
  • Conduct thorough testing, troubleshooting, and debugging of DNS software components.
  • Continuously evaluate and incorporate industry best practices and emerging technologies into DNS architecture.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members.


  • Proven 5+ years’ experience in software architecture and development within a Linux environment.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages like C, C++, Golang, Rust, or Java.
  • Strong understanding of networking principles, DNS, TCP/IP protocols, and routing technologies.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and containerization tech (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Deep knowledge of DNS, BGP/OSPF, and TCP/IP protocol stack.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, thriving in a fast-paced research environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with distributed systems, microservices architecture, and DevOps practices.
  • Familiarity with DNSSEC, DNS over HTTPS (DoH), and other DNS security protocols.
  • Knowledge of virtualization tech (VMware, Hyper-V) and software-defined networking (SDN).
  • Experience with design and development of level 4/level 7 load balancing/proxy services.
  • Contributions to open-source DNS projects or active involvement in relevant technical communities.

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