• Senior Software Engineer - Subscription Services

    Location US-NC-Durham
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2018 6:33 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

    Collaborate with Red Hat's engineering teams to clarify requirements, overcome obstacles, and design clean, concise, and reliable software architecture. The Red Hat Subscription Services Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for open source software to join us in Durham or Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will work on an open source suite of tools for tracking Linux and other solutions use in public cloud and on-premise platforms. You'll need to have great technical and communication skills and experience with Python or another object-oriented technology. As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll also need to be comfortable working in an agile, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment with a focus on making our end users and customers more effective with every release.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Design and implement features in Python, including unit and integration tests, and contribute them upstream
    • Educate the team on new features by sprint reviews or small team presentations
    • Partner closely with the Quality Engineering (QE) team to ensure that contributions are tested correctly
    • Assist the professional services and technical support teams to troubleshoot customer problems and contribute to fast and successful resolutions
    • Work with stakeholders for acceptance of features and fine-tuning
    • Publicize the work the team is doing via blogs, web postings, or conference talks

    Required skills

    • 5-7 years of software development experience including Python
    • Experience with web-based applications, preferably through a REST API
    • Familiarity with solutions like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, or OpenShift by Red Hat
    • Familiarity with various deployment models including cloud, virtualization, and containers
    • Experience with GitHub, GitLab, or other collaborative code forges
    • Experience developing in a Linux environment
    • Advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills
    • Passion for open source technologies; previous experience with open source communities and development is a plus

    The following is considered a plus:

    • Experience writing Ansible by Red Hat or similar technologies
    • Understanding of various subscriptions modules, including cloud-based subscription
    • Bachelor's degree in a technology-related discipline

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