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RedHat Senior Software Engineer, OpenStack/OpenShift in United States

Company description

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Job summary

The Red Hat OpenStack Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer skilled in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) to join the team responsible for integrating Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat OpenStack Platform for hybrid cloud solutions. In this role, you will be a key individual contributor and team leader, collecting product requirements and seeing them from concept all the way to production, all the while collaborating with the product management and quality engineering (EQ) teams and a number of software architects and technical leads. As a Senior Software Engineer, you should be a motivated problem solver with the ability to persuade and gain understanding among senior-level engineers on your team and in adjacent groups. You should also have the ability to build relationships across a company that fosters collaboration and high-performing, highly effective teams. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain one or more of the Red Hat OpenStack Platform packages

  • Collaborate with the product management team and software architects and leads to refine product requirements

  • Work with the software quality engineers to review and enhance test plans

  • Create high-quality and extensible software

  • Create and extend robust unit tests based on expertise with various unit test frameworks and methodologies

  • Document designs and software

  • Be an active participant in the Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat OpenShift, Kubernetes, and related open source community projects

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent work experience

  • Advanced software design and development experience

  • 5+ years of experience developing in a Linux environment with an advanced knowledge of Go or Python; Go knowledge is a big plus

  • Deep understanding of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and cloud computing

  • Knowledge of Red Hat OpenStack Platform architecture and components

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Agile software development experience

The following are considered a plus:

  • Knowledge of Red Hat OpenShift or Kubernetes architecture and components

  • Experience with continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) systems like Prow or Jenkins

  • Packaging experience with distributions using RPM Package Manager

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Job ID 71624

Category Software Engineering