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RedHat Principal Software Engineer in Remote, Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Service Delivery team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join us. In this role, you will join a distributed team of software engineers immersed in the latest open source technologies. You will be responsible for building and owning end-to-end test pipelines, extending our existing test automation frameworks, and implementing new open source tools to verify the quality of Red Hat's managed services offerings. You will work with innovative technologies like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based applications, container management, and cloud provider integrations. You’ll serve in a principal individual contributor role that requires demonstrable experience with automation and development, including continuous integration /continuous delivery (CI/CD) as a process and cultural element. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Ensure the team can continuously deliver software into production

  • Develop and maintain end-to-end test pipelines for Red Hat managed services

  • Build framework and integration documentation for development teams

  • Participate in test and product planning processes

  • Provide reports and recommendations for process improvement to architects


Required skills

  • Ability to achieve goals based on general guidance with little oversight

  • Demonstrable experience with Prow CI

  • Demonstrable experience in operating a service that successfully utilized continuous delivery

  • 5+ years of experience developing test automation

  • Solid verbal and written English skills; excellent communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills; ability to balance working on long-term projects and short-term tasks

  • Demonstrated experience in software development in a major, current language

  • Practical experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other public cloud infrastructures

  • 5+ years experience with Linux fundamentals; experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a plus

  • Solid experience with Linux containers

The following skills are considered a plus:

  • Experience with OpenShift or Kubernetes

  • Experience with Prow or Kubernetes test-infra

  • Background in Service Reliability Engineering (SRE) or operations

  • Experience in Golang development

  • Experience with Scrum processes and Jira as a task tracking tool

  • Team or project lead experience is a big plus

About Red Hat

is the world’s leading provider of enterprisesoftware 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.

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.

Location US-MA-Remote

Posting date 3 weeks ago (11/4/2020 2:10 AM)

Job ID 80768

Category Software Engineering