Red Hat Software Engineer - RHEL in Brno, Czech Republic

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 Platform Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineer to join us in Brno, Czech republic. In this role, you will be part of a team developing tools for automated upgrades of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system. You'll help Red Hat develop modern tooling that has a direct impact on company revenue. Your role will allow you to learn a lot of new technologies, as the team developing the tooling operates across the entire distribution. As a Software Engineer, you'll need to orient yourself well in the operating system and applications that run on it. You'll also need to have solid communication skills, as you'll work as part of a team.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Maintain the current generation of tools for automated operating system upgrades

  • Develop the next generation of the same tools, one that is written from scratch

  • Prototype and present your ideas, communicate transparently with other team members

  • Partner with teams across distribution to help them automating upgrades in their domain of expertise

Required skills

  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience

  • Demonstrated track record of on-time delivery of assignments

  • Ability to design and develop individual components

  • Solid discipline in unit testing your own code and writing unit tests for incorporation into automated test grid

  • Ability to handle working items in team's backlog, awareness of team's priorities, and release schedules

  • Solid communication skills, professional communication with internal and external customers as well as with other community members

  • Practical development experience in Python, Go, or Ruby

  • Knowledge of Linux operating system and how it works

  • Experience with Scrum or similar agile development style is a plus

  • Practical experience with JavaScript is an advantage

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Job ID 63369

Category Software Engineering