Associate Software Engineer

Posting Location : Location US-Raleigh
Posting date 1 month ago(9/15/2021 5:33 AM)
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About the job

The Red Hat Ansible Engineering team is looking for a motivated Associate Software Engineer to join us. In this role, you will work as part of a team of highly talented software engineers who are on a mission to grow the Red Hat Management offering into different cloud providers. You will work closely with other Ansible Engineering and Product Management teams for writing Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform plugins and roles for automating use cases in different cloud provider marketplaces, e.g., Microsoft Azure Marketplace. We provide an enjoyable and engaging work environment, with the opportunity for you to collaborate with dynamic and diverse agile teams, working around the world to create value for our customers and partners in an open source way. This is a great opportunity to hone your skills while working with a wide range of modern languages, frameworks, and technologies. You will become a part of Red Hat’s culture that makes us unique in the industry and you’ll work with communities passionate about open source software. The Red Hat office in Raleigh, NC is the preferred work location, but well-qualified home-based engineers will also be considered in any state in the U.S. where Red Hat is registered to do business.

What you will do

  • Work closely with lead architects and product managers to deliver relevant content based on desired use cases
  • Write unit and integration tests and apply your understanding of debugging software  
  • Actively participate in code reviews with the team
  • Define test strategy by reviewing requirements, architecture, and design documents
  • Submit patches for bug fixes to the community; review patches from other community members
  • Work with the Quality Engineering (QE) team to ensure that content is tested correctly
  • Publicize the work the team is doing via blogs, web postings, or conference talks

What you will bring

  • 1+ year(s) of practical programing experience, preferably using Python 
  • Solid knowledge of Linux fundamentals
  • Knowledge of REST and API testing
  • Ability or desire to automate repetitive tasks
  • Understanding of Jenkins and other continuous integration (CI) systems
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Highly motivated to develop and maintain Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform content (modules and plugins) for automating cloud solutions

Experience with the following is considered a plus:


  • Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
  • Public speaking
  • GitHub and operational support system (OSS) contributions
  • Software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile or scrum processes
  • Understanding of Jenkins and other CI systems

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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