Red Hat Principal Quality Engineer - JBoss Obsidian in Waterford, Ireland

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 Quality Engineering team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join us in Waterford, Ireland. In this role, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the way enterprise applications are built. You'll help extend Red Hat's cloud-enabled middleware solutions portfolio. As a Principal Software Engineer, you'll gain deep understanding of a variety of technologies, including JEE, middleware, cloud, big data, complex event processing, event-based architecture, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Docker. We'll need you to have the ability to think creatively, willingness to learn new things, and the ability to adapt to rapid change.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work with the complete Red Hat JBoss Middleware solutions portfolio and make sure our solutions are cloud-enabled

  • Develop and automate small integration applications that verify features and operation of individual system components

  • Serve as an internal advocate for our customers

  • Analyze and prioritize the quality risks and determine the tests required to mitigate them

  • Make sure solutions are ready for release to public audiences

  • Specify requirements for our offerings needed for them to be competitive on the market

  • Contribute bug fixes to upstream

  • Provide demos of solutions and technologies

  • Develop sample applications and quickstarts

Required skills

  • 5+ years of commercial experience with JEE and related technology

  • Knowledge of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Docker

  • Passion for open source technologies

  • Knowledge of open source development tools and testing and automation tools

  • Familiarity with software development methodologies

  • Experience with Red Hat JBoss Middleware and other middleware offerings

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Job ID 59805

Department Quality Engineering

Location IE-Waterford

Posting date 10/9/2017

Remote base ..