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RedHat Senior Software Engineer in Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us. In this role, you will work on the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform in an agile environment to help keep our products and services competitive in an ever changing landscape. Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is Red Hat’s premier container initiative which oversees multiple product lines. It includes Red Hat CoreOS, a Linux based operating system optimized for containers, and OpenShift, an orchestration Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) framework based on Kubernetes. You’ll need to be interested in working on OpenShift, Kubernetes, operating systems, continuous integration, and more. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

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Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop features and bug fixes in Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift within an agile team

  • Ensure that there are test plans for the code you create and that documentation is correct

  • Become responsible for our product quality, participate in peer code reviews, continuous integration (CI) and delivery, and respond to security threats

  • Act as a point of contact for escalations for customer and internal teams

  • Participate in architectural discussions of system designs, programming interfaces, and inter-dependencies of control plane, operators, CI, etc., both in the Kuberntes upstream communities and the OpenShift project

  • Collaborate with other engineering teams on integrations

Required skills

  • Good understanding of Linux operating system

  • Knowledge of working with Go programming language

  • Demonstrable expertise in at least one of Go, Python, C, C++, Rust, or Ruby

  • Experience building and deploying container-based applications

  • Understanding of how open source and free software communities work

  • Ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment

The following are considered a plus:

  • Understanding Kubernetes architecture and internals

  • Knowledge of NFS, Gluster, Ceph and other storage technologies

  • Experience with development for public cloud services like AWS, GCE, or Microsoft Azure

  • Ability to present to customers and stakeholders

  • Previous contributions to open source projects or being an open source maintainer



About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Posting Location : Location Remote US MA

Posting date 1 month ago (5/4/2021 2:18 PM)

Job ID 84160

Category Software Engineering