• Consulting Engineer - Open Innovation Labs (Remote)

    Location US-MA-Remote
    Posting date 1 month ago(6/15/2018 10:29 AM)
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  • 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

    Be the expert customers turn to when they need to build their strategic system. The Red Hat Open Innovation Labs team is looking for an Senior Consulting Engineer to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you’ll build applications that scale to the demands of the modern digital marketplace. Our consultants are industry leaders in cloud automation, mobile apps, API development, and web-scale systems architecture. You will work together with customers 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. At Red Hat, we want to be the defining technology company of the 21st century. And we are doing that as an open organization with open source at our core. You will help us to fulfill our vision by guiding the strategic success of our customers using Red Hat’s open source software. And the only way to do that is by building the industry’s best team of open source developers and partnering with our customers to build the premium software systems of tomorrow.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Partner with our customers to rapidly build and improve upon application prototypes in our lab, using modern AppDev practices and open source emerging technologies
    • Work in the following domains:
    • Microservices, API management, and web-scale architectures
    • DevOps engineering and application delivery
    • Container-based continuous delivery
    • Cloud automation and everything-as-code
    • Team with Red Hat and the open source community to build labs-based software solutions, designed to further accelerate our customers’ success at labs
    • Become a trusted adviser to our customers, helping them achieve business success in an ever-changing technology landscape
    • Use your critical thinking skills to tackle tough problems in an innovative way

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, or related technical discipline
    • Applied knowledge of working in agile, Scrum, and DevOps teams
    • Ability to perform customer-facing activities in a fast-paced environment with short timeframes
    • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with open source communities
    • Significant development and delivery experience with multiple programming languages, including Java
    • Experience with the design, development, testing, and deployment of large, distributed applications
    • Solid object-oriented skills and applied knowledge of software design patterns
    • Applied knowledge of modern software delivery methods like TDD, BDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps
    • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or other container tools
    • Experience working with automation tools like Ansible by Red Hat, Puppet, or Chef
    • Good written and verbal communication skills; solid presentation skills
    • Ability to study and quickly learn and put into practice new topics
    • Passion for open source software
    • Willingness to travel 25-65%

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