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RedHat Quality Engineer - Linux Kernel in Brno, Czech Republic

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 Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Quality Engineer to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference in the way Kernel works. You will gain a deep understanding of a variety of technologies, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Kernel. You will make sure that our solutions fulfill the highest possible enterprise quality, performance, usability, and supportability criteria. As a Quality Engineer, you'll serve as the last instance before applications are released to the public. You'll create and carry out test plans, research new features, and develop automated tests. You'll need to have the ability to think creatively and adapt to rapid change, as well as the willingness to learn new things.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work with the complete Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) solutions portfolio and be responsible for the delivery of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) kernel (patch)

  • Create and review test plans and suggest improvements for product planning processes

  • Develop new automated and manual tests; develop frameworks to ease test development and automation to speed up implementation

  • Take responsibility for kernel (patch) testing and supervise its successful completion in a timely manner

  • Analyze and prioritize quality risks and identify tests required to mitigate them

  • Monitor the automatic execution of the existing test scripts and debug failures in the test cases

  • Document and maintain test specifications and test reports

  • Mentor more junior team members

  • Contribute bug fixes to upstream and provide demos of the solutions and technologies


Required skills

  • 2+ years of experience in Linux quality engineering (QE) or software engineering

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or a related engineering field, or relevant professional experience

  • Solid skills and background in Linux; knowledge of kernel is a plus

  • Solid skills in scripting, e.g., using Python, shell, Bash, etc.

  • Experience with software test planning, test cases design, test script automation, and documentation

  • Excellent debugging, troubleshooting, and analytical skills

  • Ability to remain patient and diligent when working on detailed tasks

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with a global team

  • Multi-tasking skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines

  • Experience with virtualization, containers, or cgroups is a plus

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills in English

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Job ID 68220

Category Quality Engineering, Software Engineering