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RedHat Linux Automation Engineer with Python in Prague, 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

Make a difference in the technology that is at the core of some of the most innovative businesses in the world by helping us create great technology that delivers long-term freedom, flexibility, choice, and great performance on day one. Red Hat's Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Linux Automation Engineer with development capabilities, Linux or Unix skills, and experience with large and complex systems to join us in Prague, Czech Republic. In this role, you will serve as an individual contributor of the team, working closely with the development team in agile methodology. Collaboration is key at Red Hat and you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of our technology along with many other developers in the open source community. Our pool of engineers is always growing and you will have opportunities to lead, learn, and grow as a professional and as a person. Join Red Hat and make a difference.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Analyze and prioritize the quality risks posed by the offering in development and determine the tests required to mitigate these risks

  • Write automated tests and carry out manual tests

  • Develop tests using automation infrastructure and available scripting languages

  • Clearly document new bugs, advocate their resolution with developers, and communicate their impact on customers and their businesses

  • Participate in the design session of the offering side by side with the developer and product manager to scope and prioritize new features

  • Deliver clear status for testing areas in a timely manner

  • Constantly learn new things and maintain an overview of current technologies

Required skills

  • Active programming and scripting skills using Python or Bash

  • Professional experience with Linux or UNIX systems

  • Expertise in designing, developing, and maintaining test environments and automated test suites

  • Intermediate language skills in English

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or IT (or equivalent work experience)

  • 2-5 years of experience as a quality engineer or developer

  • Familiarity with containers and container orchestration tools like Red Hat OpenShift and Kubernetes is a big plus

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience with continuous integration (CI)

  • Knowledge of Red Hat Ansible Automation or other configuration management tool

  • Familiarity open source software development methodologies

  • Familiarity with agile methodologies

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Job ID 71529

Category Quality Engineering