Curriculum Developer - Microservices

Location US-MA-Boston
Posting date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2018 2:19 AM)
Job ID
Consulting, Product Documentation, Technical Training

Company description

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Job summary

The Red Hat Training team is looking for a Technical Curriculum Developer to join us in the Greater Boston area, MA or in Raleigh, NC. In this highly technical role, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining our curriculum of Red Hat’s industry-leading, customer-facing, self-paced technical training courses covering the full range of Red Hat’s middleware solutions. You’ll need to be skilled in microservices development, particularly in a containerized environment and in a DevOps setting. As a Senior Technical Curriculum Developer, you will serve as the subject matter expert (SME) and author for the development of courses, so you’ll need previous experience as a technical developer or consultant. You’ll work with new and evolving software, getting an early look at the latest Red Hat technology.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Design and develop practical labs including writing microservices and deploying them in containerized environments
  • Apply  your experience as a software developer to write narrative and real-world context
  • Serve as a subject matter expert ensuring that courseware is relevant to the needs of our customers
  • Learn new skills and technologies quickly

Required skills

  • 5+ years of programming experience in total
  • 1+ year(s) of experience developing microservices
  • 1+ year(s) of experience working with Red Hat's application platform portfolio tools like Apache Camel (Java integration frameworks), Apache CXF (Web Service or REST tooling engine), Karaf (multi-technology OSGi container), Apache ServiceMix (ESB platform), or Spring and Spring Boot
  • 3+ years of JEE programming experience, including 1+ year(s) of experience using JEE 7
  • Experience deploying applications in a containerized environment using tools like Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift by Red Hat
  • Experience deploying applications in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) or other application servers
  • Experience working on an agile team using lifecycle development tools and processes like as git and GitHub, Jenkins, and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD)
  • Demonstrated ability to read and write in English
  • Excellent communications skills including the ability to work with a global team in multiple time zones

The following are considered a plus:


  • Experience with Node.js and Eclipse Vert.x
  • Experience with either curriculum development or with writing technical documentation
  • Application development life-cycle skills like the use of agile programming process and of distributed version control and source code management functionality like git and GitHub
  • Experience with the Linux operating system, developing or otherwise working on this platform; RHCSA (Red Hat Certified System Administrator) certification is a plus

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