Red Hat Release Engineering Internship in Westford, Massachusetts

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 Release Engineering team is looking for an intern to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will assist with streamline tooling, improving release documentation and team processes. You'll assist with standardizing processes and creating solutions for product that RCM helps deliver. We'll need you to have passion for technology and development, balanced with the responsibility for improving the processes and procedures that support product releases. You'll need to be able to work in a fast-paced and sometimes chaotic environment, with the goal of making our end users and customers more effective with each release.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Assist with new processes and procedures in the product space to improve the quality, consistency, and automation of releases

  • Contribute to release engineering tooling to deliver the functionality according to established requirements

  • Be a mentee from a senior RCM resource to oversee all of your work throughout the internship

  • Work with management on prioritizing your projects and come up with achievable goals

  • Interact with multiple teams within Red Hat as well as with the open source community

  • Communicate with engineering and management teams across the globe

  • Work in a fast-paced environment where timely deliverables are as important as the big ideas for potential growth

  • Communicate with end users through IRC, forums, ticketing programs, and email

Required skills

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to design and build object-oriented frameworks that can abstract services in a simple manner to enable other developers to rapidly prototype and build their own services and software

  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback with the understanding that criticism directly impacts our business goals and objectives

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Job ID 59421

Department Software Engineering

Location US-MA-Westford

Posting date 10/5/2017

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