Red Hat Senior Manager - Software Engineering in Boston, Massachusetts

Job description

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 OpenShift team is looking for a Senior Manager to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will be working with this team and the Red Hat Container Catalog (RHCC), focusing on container management. You’ll be responsible for directing feature development and working with product managers, the software engineers’ development enterprise-level software, and the upstream community. As a Senior Manager, you will manage a distributed engineering team.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Focus on Red Hat Container Catalog (RHCC), container management, and OpenShift by Red Hat to help supervise the effort

  • Work with product management and engineering teams to develop technology roadmaps and schedules and communicate these schedules externally

  • Engage with the upstream community to engage the Engineering team

  • Work with cross-functional managers and teams on documentation, product management, and quality assurance to coordinate tasks necessary for releasing enterprise quality software

  • Work with other engineering managers and teams to use existing technologies and implement improvements cohesively

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

  • 5+ years of significant software development experience

  • 5+ years of managing software developers and releases of offerings

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiar with test-based development and agile or scrum methodologies

  • Understanding of open source development models and how the Linux community interacts

  • Prior participation in open source community software development or leadership is a plus

  • Familiarity with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Fedora, OpenShift by Red Hat, containers, and Kubernetes is a plus

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Job ID 59832

Department Software Engineering

Location US-MA-Boston

Posting date 10/12/2017

Remote base ..