Red Hat Principal Software Engineer in Brno, Czech Republic

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 Engineering team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you will help us maintain our exceptional quality standards while developing complex infrastructure and providing support to a large community of developers and quality engineers. You'll also promote continuous integration (CI) infrastructure improvements to enhance system stability, reporting capabilities, and user experience. As a Principal Software Engineer, you’ll need to have significant experience in quality engineering, software development, release engineering, and system administration.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Implement CI and continuous delivery (CD) pipeline with the use of Jenkins servers

  • Enhance and maintain the reliability of a global CI environment

  • Design, enhance, and maintain the CI tool set and infrastructure

  • Define CI test strategies, methodologies, processes, and procedures

  • Investigate and recommend CI tools and associated infrastructure pieces to support the CI methodology, process, and procedures

  • Debug and isolate faults in our offerings in complex integration environments

  • Provide technical leadership on highly complex system administration activities

  • Maintain updated technical documentation, e.g., environment diagrams, workflows, and processes

  • Analyze metrics and data to refine and improve the CI processes

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or computer science with 7+ years of related experience and training; equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered

  • Contributor to open source Jenkins plugins

  • Expertise with CI systems like Jenkins

  • Good working knowledge of current CI tools and technologies and the ability to quickly learn and use new tools and technologies

  • Experience with source code control tools like Git and GitHub

  • Advanced development and scripting abilities in Python, Perl, Bash, Ruby, or Java

  • Proven experience with the Linux operating system

  • Good system understanding and problem-solving capabilities

  • Solid innovation skills and passion for technology

  • Ability to work on your own in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

  • Experience with configuration management tools, e.g. Puppet, Ansible by Red Hat, and Chef

  • Knowledge of monitoring tools like Nagios and Graphite and static analysis tools

  • Familiarity with virtualization, cloud, and storage technologies

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Job ID 56735

Department Software Engineering

Location CZ-Brno

Posting date 9/20/2017

Remote base ..