• Principal Software Engineer

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(10/26/2018 4:31 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

    Solve exciting problems the open source way. The Red Hat Customer Platform Tooling team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will heavily participate in building a documentation authoring and management platform which fits Red Hat's unique open source model. You will have the change to work both with upstream communities and with enterprise users and customers alike. You will also enjoy all the benefits on working with talented coworkers at the Red Hat tower in downtown Raleigh. This is a position for someone who values open culture and open source, thrives on taking on new challenges, enjoys working as part of a fast-moving team, and has initiative to identify and solve problems.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Build software
    • Bring together the best open source tools and technologies, and help implement the most efficient team process to solve problems in the documentation management space
    • Interact with our stakeholders; occasionally communicate with the team's stakeholders which include writers, program managers, and content strategists to guide the processes the team needs to understand
    • Provide technical leadership for the team, ensuring we are creating solutions to the highest standards of quality and best industry standards
    • Participate in open source communities to continue the Red Hat collaboration within an ecosystem of IT leaders, open source advocates, developers, and partners

    Required skills

    • Fluent in Python or Java development
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a technology-related discipline or recent relevant experience
    • 7+ years of experience in software development and engineering
    • Experience with GitHub, GitLab, or other collaborative code forges
    • Experience with Agile and comfortable with rapid iteration and fast delivery
    • Good written and verbal language skills in English

    The following experience is considered a plus:

    • Content management (e.g. CMS)
    • Web development
    • Ruby development
    • MongoDB

    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, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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