• Senior Software Engineer

    Location US-NJ-Mahwah
    Posting date 2 months ago(8/6/2018 3:35 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 CloudForms Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us in Mahwah, NJ. In this role, you will advance the direction, design, and implementation of Red Hat’s solutions and services. You’ll work in an agile environment using Ruby on Rails, Python, and other technologies to develop new functionality and enhancements for existing offerings and projects, while having a chance to work on new initiatives. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be doing this work in various open source communities.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Create new features in Ruby, Python, or other languages and contribute them to upstream projects
    • Educate the team on new features through sprint reviews or small team presentations
    • Work with the Quality Engineering (QE) team to ensure that projects are tested correctly
    • Publicize the work the team is doing through blogs, web postings, or conference talks
    • Occasionally work directly with customers to diagnose escalated support issues

    Required skills

    • Significant software development experience
    • Object-oriented software development skills, preferably with Ruby on Rails or Python
    • Knowledge of SQL (preferably PostgreSQL) and unit testing frameworks (preferably RSpec)
    • Experience working with distributed version control systems and distributed system architectures
    • Familiarity with cloud and virtual infrastructures like Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and VMware vSphere is a plus
    • Familiarity with artificial intelligence (AI), specifically machine learning (ML), is a plus

    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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