Software Engineer - Container Runtime

Full Time Mid-Level
Main Location
Ithaca, NY, United States
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Exotanium, Inc. ( is searching for Container Runtime Software Engineers to build out our next-generation cloud-native container management platform. Our company has offices in Ithaca, NY and Santa Clara, CA, and we also offer remote positions.

Exotanium, a startup created by two professors and one graduated Ph.D. student from the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University, is a cloud resource optimization and management platform that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to help enterprises reduce spending in the cloud by up to 90%, while enhancing both operational security and performance.

We recently closed a seed round and are looking for developers to join our brilliant, world-class team working to extend our next-generation containerization technology to new cloud providers, opening up our platform to a wide array of new customers.

Our team is passionate about maintaining our culture of diversity, and we especially encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We’re actively working to increase the diversity of experience and perspectives on our team and believe that this creates the best possible working environment for all and maximizes innovation.


  • Develop a new container runtime for cloud cost and resource optimizations.
  • Design and implement systems for automatic cloud resource management.
  • Optimize the performance and security of networking and storage architectures.
  • Work with customers on proof-of-concept prototypes and workflow integration.


  • Bachelor or more advanced degree in Computer Science or related programs.
  • Extensive experience with cloud computing services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc.)
  • Extensive experience with developing virtualization, operating systems, container infrastructure and orchestration platforms.
  • Strong background in developing distributed systems and multithreading programs.
  • Familiarity with Go and Linux environments.
  • Experience with extending and developing on the Xen platform is a big plus.
  • Comfortable working remotely if not relocated to Ithaca.

Compensation: Competitive salary Depends on Experience (DOE), Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401K with match, Paid Time Off (PTO), Long Term and Short Term Disabilities, Life Insurance.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical disability, or length of time spent unemployed.

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Software Engineer - Container Runtime