• Principal Software Engineer

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 9 hours ago(1/16/2019 8:17 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 to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will participate in building a documentation authoring and management platform which fits Red Hat's unique open source model. You will have the chance to work both with the upstream communities and with the enterprise users and customers alike. You will also enjoy all the benefits of working with talented coworkers at the Red Hat tower in downtown Raleigh. As a Principal Software Engineer, you’ll need to value open culture and open source, thrive on new challenges, enjoy working as part of a fast-moving team, and take initiative in identifying and solving problems.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Build software
    • Bring together the best open source tools and technologies and help implement the most efficient team processes to solve problems in the documentation management space
    • Interact with our stakeholders and 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 and ensure that we are creating solutions of the highest quality and best industry standards
    • Participate in the open source communities to continue Red Hat’s 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 methodologies and comfortable with rapid iteration and fast delivery
    • Good written and verbal language skills in English

    Experience with the following are considered a plus:


    • Content management system (CMS)
    • Web development
    • Ruby development
    • MongoDB database-program


    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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