• Quality Engineering Internships

    Location US-MA-Westford
    Posting date 2 months ago(10/7/2019 10:55 AM)
    Job ID
    Quality 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 Engineering team is looking for a Quality Engineering Intern to join the OpenVSwitch Quality Engineering (QE) team in Westford, MA. In this role, you will work with network technologies and traffic generators to integrate a solution into a GitHub open source code project. You’ll work with performance engineers and quality engineer associates to integrate a Python solution into an existing code base. As a Quality Engineering Intern, you'll need to be motivated, curious, and have a passion for problem-solving, Linux technologies, and open source.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Learn and understand the traffic generator interfaces and APIs
    • Work with performance engineers to integrate a new traffic generator into an existing code base to generate traffic and follow specific request for comments (RFC) guidelines
    • Test, review, and submit patches to others for review into the code tree

    Required skills

    • University or college student in computer science, software engineering, mathematics, or physics, currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program with
    • 2+ years remaining before graduation
    • Familiarity with Linux systems
    • Knowledge of network protocols and design
    • Experience with Python and Bash
    • Motivated with the ability to quickly learn new technologies
    • Good written and verbal communication skills in English


    The following are considered a plus:


    • Familiarity with traffic generators and socket response programming
    • Familiarity with Git or other version control systems
    • Familiarity with virtual switch technology

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