Red Hat Principal Quality Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

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 Central Continuous Integration (CI) and Tooling team is looking for a Principal Quality Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will help us maintain our exceptional quality standards while developing complex tools using a multitude of technologies, including cloud, virtualization, and configuration management. You'll be responsible for supporting a large community of developers and quality engineers. As a Principal Quality Engineer, you will also develop software to promote system integration. This is a great opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest engineers in open source.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Design, enhance, and maintain tools for the Central CI and Tooling team according to relevant needs

  • Stay in continuous communication with internal customers, including progress reports

  • Serve as a point of contact for other team members and help guide them to effectively resolve issues with tooling

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on Red Hat’s continuous productization efforts

  • Maintain updated technical documentation, e.g., environment diagrams, workflows, and processes

Required skills

  • Linux experience on power user or system administrator level

  • System understanding and problem-solving skills

  • Experience developing software with with Python or Java

  • 7-9 years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field

  • Solid innovation skills and passion for technology

  • Ability to work on your own in a fast-paced environment

  • Written and verbal communication skills; fluent language skills in English

  • Ability to build solid relations in the team and encourage other team members to do the same; ability to lead by example

  • Experience with Jenkins, Docker, Red Hat Ansible Automation, Git, ELK, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, virtual machine (VM) platform management using tools like Red Hat Virtualization, VMware, or Xen, Amazon Web Services (AWS), networking, firewall, or comparable technologies is a plus

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Job ID 66426

Category Quality Engineering