DevOps Software Engineering Internship

DevOps Software Engineering Internship

Job ID 
Software Engineering
Posting date 
Remote base 

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 DevOps team is looking for a Software Engineering Intern to join us in Westford, MA. Red Hat DevOps is responsible for creating and maintaining the mission critical infrastructure and tools used to develop, test, package, and release all Red Hat solutions to customers. In this role, you will work with a group of talented software engineers and contributors across the globe developing new solutions to expand, automate, and streamline our build and release pipeline using modern technologies like containerization and microservices. This is an exciting opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about Red Hat’s business and the open source culture.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Learn our existing tools and offerings; gain an understanding of the problems we are trying to solve
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of existing technologies to find a solution that exploits the best of these tools; work with the team on a solution and present it
  • Participate with engineers inside and outside of Red Hat; work with engineers from open source projects like Fedora
  • Play an important part in the build and release process of our current solutions portfolio; make sure these tools are ready for the next generation of open source technologies

Required skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate in a globally distributed, cross-functional environment
  • Passion for technology, working the open source way, and upholding brand standards
  • Ability to work well on your own and in groups; experience with and an appreciation for agile principles and practices
  • Knowledge of and the ability to learn various development and scripting languages (specifically Python), as well as workflow automation
  • Passion for solving complex problems; ability to create or identify solutions that are well-tested and maintainable

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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