• Senior Systems Administrator

    Location US-MA-Westford
    Posting date 2 months ago(10/26/2018 3:12 AM)
    Job ID
    Systems 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 Systems Operations team is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will work with cross-functional teams to develop and deliver infrastructure and services, including Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), that lead to the creation of Red Hat's innovative open source software. You'll assist product development teams in becoming more efficient at each available opportunity. As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will work closely with engineering teams to help ensure Red Hat’s solutions reach market in a timely fashion at an outstanding level of quality. You’ll need to use your passion and expertise in helping Red Hat continue to create high-quality open source software.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Design, build, and revise continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) systems
    • Create infrastructure components that provide transparency to the operation of a Red Hat OpenShift instance
    • Assess and take advantage of opportunities to use Red Hat’s emerging solutions in our engineering pipeline
    • Work in a globally distributed team
    • Integrate beta-maturity offerings in deployments
    • Manage projects, requirements gathering, and translation to work tasks
    • Manage scale-out virtualization platforms based on Red Hat’s solutions
    • Work with upstream communities engaged with Red Hat in the creation of our solutions
    • Collaborate with internal teams, providing supporting services to our customers as a reference model

    Required skills

    • Solid written communication skills in English
    • Ability to graphically represent concepts and architectures in documentation
    • Experience with Red Hat OpenStack Platform or Red Hat Virtualization
    • Software-defined networking or storage experience
    • Knowledge of Git and other version control expertise
    • Background in developing of orchestration and configuration management solutions with Red Hat OpenShift
    • Experience working in agile software development teams
    • Practical ability to take on advanced work in the related skill areas
    • Advanced problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
    • Experience as a videoconferencing collaborator

    The following are considered a plus:

    • Experience with Ansible by Red Hat development solutions
    • Docker or microservice container development
    • Experience working with Jenkins or Puppet
    • Coding skills in Python or other languages

    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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