Red Hat Manager, Software Engineering in Westford, Massachusetts
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The Red Hat Kernel Networking team is looking for a Manager focused on software engineering to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will lead a team that consists of both local and remote team members focused on kernel-level and user space networking. You’ll work with internal Red Hat’s Engineers and the open source community, focusing on the Linux networking kernel space and core networking areas in the user space. As a Manager, you will collaborate closely with the kernel networking developers, other development managers, program managers, DevOps, and quality engineering (QE) as it relates to current and future team development projects and focus areas. You’ll also need to be able to participate directly in the development and provide technical leadership at a high level and under pressure.
Primary job responsibilities
Take responsibility for career development, supervision, and leadership efforts for the kernel networking team
Guide and provide technical leadership and direction as it relates to projects, team, etc.
Provide necessary notifications and updates to development managers and other teams on various project deadlines, bugs, patches, etc.
Evaluate people, processes, and code as we continue to scale the team with an eye towards process improvements, efficiency, quality of code, etc.
Coordinate with partners in Quality Assurance (QA), Development, and DevOps teams and the open source community both inside and outside of Red Hat regularly to help build and maintain relationships and communication
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or engineering
5+ years of management or technical leadership experience
Experienced with Linux software development
Solid problem-solving, relationship building, and organizational skills
Ability to work on multiple tasks, projects, and releases concurrently
Solid direct technical background in development or program management
Familiarity with Linux kernel, networking (kernel and user space), and community
Broad understanding of Linux and Unix development process, environment, and source control system
Prior development experience with Linux or general software development environment
Experience going through full life cycle of software releases is a plus
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Job ID 65932
Category Software Engineering