Red Hat Senior Software Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts
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.
The Red Hat DevOps team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will be contributing code to Red Hat's mission-critical systems while helping us to build a next-generation cloud-native build and distribution pipeline for Red Hat's entire product portfolio. Being a member of the DevOps development team is about having a passion for new technologies and their real-world application and management. As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll become part of a team that is constantly evolving the most sophisticated enterprise-class Linux build and distribution system in the world.
Primary job responsibilities
Maintain and extend tools owned by your specific development team
Collaborate with upstream open source communities on relevant projects
Help the team adopt continuous integration (CI) and continuous development (CD) methodologies
Improve the tools and processes used to deliver Red Hat’s solutions to customers; ensure those tools are robust, reliable, and ready for the next generation of open source technologies
Collaborate with users of our tools and other stakeholders to find solutions to their problems
Develop, document, and test software using sound development practices
Practical experience with web or system programming, or equivalent computer science degree
Knowledge of the Unix and Linux operating systems
Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience
5+ years of experience delivering enterprise software applications
Advanced programming skills in any either Go, C, C++, Java, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, or Python
Good knowledge of unit testing frameworks and methodologies
Experience with REST APIs
Familiarity with participating in an agile development team
Ability to communicate at an intermediate level in English and work as part of a global team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Positive attitude and willingness to share ideas
Passion for developing open source software
Familiarity with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Linux containers, or Kubernetes is a plus
Previous code contributions to open source projects or code samples on GitHub are a plus
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Job ID 66053
Category Software Engineering