Site Reliability Engineer

Posting Location : Location Remote United States
Posting date 1 month ago(4/14/2021 6:37 AM)
Job ID
Software Engineering, Solution Architecture, Systems Engineering

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join the Red Hat Single Sign-On team. In this role, you will be a part of the Red Hat Single Sign-On team that develops and maintains the Keycloak project, which provides modern Identity and Access Management capabilities to application developers. Using your expertise in SRE principles of automation and continuous improvement, you will help create an environment where availability, reliability, and security are threaded through the entire application life cycle, not treated as an afterthought. As an SRE, you will write new software as required to automate security aspects of the production readiness review, as well as continue to monitor for new issues in production. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.



Primary job responsibilities

  • Design, build, improve, and test software components and processes used in the management of Keycloak clusters running at scale on Red Hat OpenShift
  • Establish and enforce SRE best practices through platform constraints and high-fidelity system modeling
  • Develop secure service architectures using cloud-native technologies coupled with traditional security approaches
  • Develop systems to prevent outages through automatic scanning and remediation
  • Interact with globally distributed open source project teams and communities
  • Work on the core of Red Hat Single Sign-On by contributing to the open source projects that provide its foundation: Keycloak, Quarkus, and WildFly
  • Participate in an on-call rotation, typically every 6 weeks

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering, or relevant industry experience
  • Solid understanding of the principles of reliable distributed systems
  • Experience with Keycloak, WildFly, or Quarkus through developing applications or managing Keycloak or WildFly clusters
  • Advanced programming experience in at least one of Java, Go, or Python
  • Familiarity with modern token-based application security standards like OAuth2 and OpenID Connect
  • Proven ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Written and verbal English communication skills
  • Passion for open source software, positive attitude, and a desire to share ideas openly
  • Record of successful participation in open source project communities is a plus
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes in production is a plus





About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.



  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States. 

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