• Software Engineer

    Location US-MA-Westford
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(6/27/2018 6:31 AM)
    Job ID
    Software Engineering
  • 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 Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will create tools to support security compliance across our portfolio of offerings, as well as work with a variety of languages and tools to support our security workflows. You'll work closely with project managers, internal stakeholders, and other team members to identify requirements and plan and prioritize development. As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for all technical aspects of the project from implementation, development, and testing to deployment. You’ll work on existing tooling related to security support with a larger team of developers.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Design, code, test and operate internal dashboard to store security-related metadata for our offerings
    • Work with project managers and stakeholders on planning, identification of requirements, prioritization, and communication
    • Develop new and maintain existing tooling related to security support
    • Identify system deficiencies, conduct technical research and analysis, and recommend solutions and fixes
    • Work across project and technology boundaries to promote integrated solutions based on open source offerings

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
    • Experience in several programming languages, preferably Python; JavaScript and Ruby are a plus
    • Knowledge of web development and JavaScript frameworks
    • Experience working with open source database software like PostgreSQL or MariaDB
    • Good prioritization skills; ability to work on your own with minimal supervision
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Ability to work as part of a distributed team with regular close cooperation with other team members

    Experience with the following technologies and processes is a plus:


    • Continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD)
    • Packaging and release management
    • OpenShift by Red Hat and containers
    • Security standards and compliance

    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.

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