Internship - Open Innovation Labs

Internship - Open Innovation Labs

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Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Open Innovation Labs team is looking for a student to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you’ll join a team of consulting engineers to work together in small teams to build, test, and iterate over innovative application prototypes attached to real business value. You will use a variety of modern application development practices, along with emerging technologies from the communities of open source, to get it done. You’ll join a team of subject matter experts who co-create innovative software solutions using emerging technology and modern software design methods. As you do so, you will create atmosphere of enthusiasm for building great software using principles of open source culture.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Team with our customers to lead the design and implementation of application prototypes in our lab, using modern application development practices and open source emerging technologies which may include:
    • Containers and container orchestration (Docker and Kubernetes)
    • Microservices, API management, and web-scale architectures
    • DevOps engineering and application delivery
    • Container-based continuous delivery
    • Cloud automation and everything-as-code
  • Create measurable hypotheses tied to business value, and design a solution that tests those hypotheses over the course of Labs residency to help our customers quickly realize their business goals
  • Team with Red Hat and the open source community to engineer labs-based software solutions, designed to further accelerate our customers’ success at labs
  • Use your critical thinking skills to tackle tough problems in an innovative way

Required skills

  • Currently pursuing a degree in computer science or related technical discipline
  • Ability to self-study and quickly learn and put new ideas into practice
  • Passion for open source software
  • Working knowledge of design patterns applicable to modern software development
  • Comfortable and experienced working in agile, scrum, and DevOps teams
  • Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes, or other container tools
  • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with open source communities
  • Experience with the design, development, testing, deployment, or operations of large, distributed applications
  • Excellent verbal, writing, and presentation skills

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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