Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer

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 Systems Operations team is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join us in Westford, MA or Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will partner with tool development and quality engineering teams to deliver infrastructure and services consumed by processes that create Red Hat's innovative open source software. You'll also assist product development teams in becoming more efficient at each available opportunity. As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will work closely with engineering teams to help ensure Red Hat’s solutions reach market in a timely fashion. We'll need you to be passionate about and an expert in helping Red Hat continue to produce high quality open source software.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Design, build, and revise continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) systems
  • Create infrastructure components that will provide transparency to the operation of a Red Hat OpenStack Platform instance
  • Assess and champion opportunities to use Red Hat emerging solutions in our engineering pipeline with an initial focus on Red Hat OpenStack Platform
  • Work in a globally distributed team
  • Integrate beta maturity offerings in deployments
  • Manage projects, requirements gathering, and translation to work tasks
  • Manage scale-out virtualization platforms based on Red Hat’s solutions like the Red Hat OpenStack Platform
  • Work with upstream communities engaged with Red Hat in the creation of our solutions
  • Collaborate with internal teams providing supporting services to Red Hat customers as a reference model

Required skills

  • Solid written communication skills in English
  • Ability to graphically represent concepts and architectures in documentation
  • Experience with Red Hat OpenStack Platform or Red Hat Virtualization
  • Software-defined networking or storage experience
  • Background in developing orchestration and configuration management solutions
  • Experience with Ansible by Red Hat development solutions
  • Experience working in agile software development teams
  • Practical ability to take on advanced work in the mentioned skill areas
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Experienced video conferencing collaborator
  • Experience working with Jenkins or puppet is a plus

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