Senior Software Engineer

  • Red Hat
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Jul 17, 2018
Full time Developer Information Technology

Job Description

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 Solutions Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work with us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will work on integrations with Ansible by Red Hat around container technologies like OpenShift by Red Hat, Red Hat Linux Atomic Host, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). We'll need you to work with upstream communities to integrate with Red Hat solutions using standard features, configuration, and Ansible playbooks. As a Solutions Engineer, you will also define and document best practices and Portfolio level solution validation, identify offering gaps, and communicate with various Red Hat teams.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Ensure upstream integration through management solutions and open source communities like Fedora, Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible, and OpenShift Origin
  • Help build containerized applications across Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and OpenShift by Red Hat; contribute to containerization recommended practices
  • Act as an expert on technical integration issues, working with Engineering, product management, and other teams
  • Deliver reference architecture solutions involving Red Hat solutions
  • Validate solutions requested by product management with input from Red Hat internal teams
  • Provide technical artifacts like scripts, Ansible playbooks, screencasts, and blogs
  • Create reusable documentation on how to work with our solutions and tools
  • Work with internal teams to turn documentation into standard processes

Required skills

  • 7-10 years of experience in product IT consulting, operations, sales engineering, solution validation, systems engineering, or reference architecture work
  • 5+ years of experience with virtualization and cloud platforms
  • Experience working on system architecture with large software and system vendors
  • Knowledge of Linux containers and related frameworks like Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift by Red Hat
  • Understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Ability to work with internal and external partners
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to improve established processes and develop new ones, within the organization and partner network
  • Experience with Ansible by Red Hat
  • Python experience
  • Willingness to travel up to 10%