• Software Engineer

    Location US-MA-Westford
    Posting date 1 month ago(11/7/2019 10:37 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 Systems Operations team is looking for a Software Engineer to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will partner with tool development and quality engineering (QE) teams to deliver services that automate and test offerings and infrastructure consumed by internal teams that create and support Red Hat's excellent open source software. You'll also assist product development teams in becoming more efficient at each available opportunity. You’ll work closely with engineering teams to help ensure that Red Hat’s solutions reach market in a timely fashion with outstanding quality. As a Software Engineer, you’ll need to be passionate about and an expert in helping Red Hat continue to produce outstanding open source software.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Develop automation software with the use of all phases of the software development life cycle and agile methodologies
    • Create infrastructure components that provide transparency to the operation of continuous integration (CI) and delivery (CD) systems
    • Assess and champion opportunities to use Red Hat’s emerging solutions in our engineering pipeline
    • Collaborate with internal teams providing supporting services to Red Hat’s customers as a reference
    • Work in a geographically distributed team
    • Integrate beta maturity offerings in deployments
    • Create automation that enables scaling of cloud platforms using Red Hat’s solutions
    • Work with upstream communities engaged with Red Hat in the creation of our solutions
    • Develop orchestration and configuration management solutions
    • Collaborate on software projects using Git or similar version control software

    Required skills

    • Experience with JavaScript or Node.js and AngularJS
    • Knowledge of Red Hat Ansible Automation and Red Hat Ansible Tower automation offerings
    • Ability to create and execute database queries
    • Experience working in agile software development teams
    • Ability to graphically represent concepts and architectures in documentation
    • Solid written language and communication skills in English
    • Practical ability to take on advanced work in the areas of skills mentioned in the required skills section
    • Advanced problem-solving skills


    The following are considered a plus:


    • Experience with Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • Jenkins or other continuous integration (CI) system experience
    • Understanding of software-defined networking (SDN) and network-based storage concepts
    • Experienced with remote collaboration

    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.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

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