• Senior Systems Engineer - DevOps, OpenStack

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(6/28/2018 4:44 AM)
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • 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 Engineering team is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to work in the Products and Technologies, Developer Operations, Systems Operations team in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will be the point of contact of designing systems and integrating Red Hat solutions into the pipeline used for the development and quality assurance with primary focus on the deployment and maintenance of Red Hat OpenStack Platform. You will work closely with Engineering teams to help ensure Red Hat's solutions reach market in a timely fashion with outstanding quality.  You should be passionate about and expert in helping Red Hat continue to produce open source software. Your mission will be to make these systems work and become more efficient at each available opportunity.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Design, build, and revise automated systems like continuous integration and continuous delivery systems
    • Assess and champion opportunities to use Red Hat emergent solutions in our engineering pipeline
    • Work in a geo-distributed team
    • Integrate beta maturity solutions in deployments
    • Produce written communication and diagramming of architecture topologies
    • Manage and architect scale out virtualization platforms based on Red Hat solutions
    • Work with upstream communities engaged with Red Hat in creation of our solutions
    • Gather requirements and translate them to work items

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of relevant work experience
    • Expert-level experience of deploying and maintaining OpenStack environments
    • Advanced scripting skills using a configuration management or orchestration system (Ansible, Puppet, Salt)
    • Experience managing applications and systems written in Perl, Python, Ruby, and Java
    • Experience using relational database management systems like MySQL, PostgreSQL
    • Extensive experience in the deployment, monitoring, and management of virtualized systems at scale
    • Significant exposure to storage systems like SAN's and software defined storage
    • Advanced operating system level networking skills with a focus on problem solving
    • Professional OpenStack and Linux certifications are an advantage

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