Senior Software Engineer



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 Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us either in one of our global offices or remotely. In this role, you will oversee the direction, design, and implementation of our innovative technology. You’ll participate in the solutions release cycle and in the formal requirements and engineering response processes to coordinate open source requirements and expectations. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will also contribute to open source projects while delivering enterprise-ready offerings based on these projects that are suitable for use by our customers. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities:[


  • Collaborate with the Engineering, Quality Engineering (QE), Product Management, and Documentation teams, development teams, and the open source community


  • Maintain the build mechanisms and automate and perform initial functional testing prior to submission to QE; submit bug fixes to the community


  • Develop new features including unit and integration tests


  • Improve the current build systems and testing frameworks


  • Communicate and coordinate dates, deliverables, feature requirements, and roadmaps, etc.


]Required skills:


  • Expertise in programming with C


  • Experience with Perl or Python


  • Ability to work as part of a globally distributed team


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English


  • Ability to delegate and prioritize multiple tasks






The following are considered a plus:






  • Experience with Perforce and Git


  • Experience with sustaining engineering and open source software


  • Upstream kernel experience


  • Experience with storage technologies


  • Experience working as a system administrator in Linux


  • Experience working in release engineering


  • Storage experience




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