Senior Consulting Engineer, Application Development

Location AU-North Sydney
Posting date 2 weeks ago(3/9/2018 2:41 AM)
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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

Join us and help us fulfill our vision to be the defining technology company of the 21st century powered by open source. The Red Hat Open innovation Labs are looking for a Senior Consulting Engineer to join our Application Development team in Sydney, Australia. In this role, you’ll guide the strategic success of our customers using Red Hat’s open source software. And the only way to do that is by building the industry’s best team of open source developers and partnering with our customers to build premium software systems. You will work in a residency-style engagement, where consulting engineers work together with customers in small teams to build, test, and iterate over innovative application prototypes attached to real business value. You’ll use a variety of modern application development practices, along with emerging technologies from the communities of open source, to get it done.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Team with our customers to rapidly build application prototypes in our Lab, using modern AppDev practices and open source emerging technologies like:
  • Microservices, API management, and web-scale architectures
  • DevOps engineering and application delivery
  • Container-based continuous delivery
  • Cloud automation, and everything-as-code
  • Collaborate with the open source community to engineer Labs-based software solutions, designed to further accelerate our customers’ success
  • Become a trusted adviser to our customers, helping them achieve business success in an ever-changing technology landscape
  • Use your critical thinking skills to tackle tough problems in an innovative way
  • Travel to client locations

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, or related technical discipline
  • Experience working as part of a successful modern software development team
  • Working knowledge of design patterns applicable to modern software development
  • Applied knowledge of working in agile, scrum, and DevOps teams
  • Ability to perform customer-facing activities in a fast-paced environment with short timeframes
  • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with open source communities
  • Significant development and delivery experience with multiple programming languages, including Java
  • Experience with the design, development, testing and deployment of large, distributed applications
  • Solid object-oriented skills and applied knowledge of software design patterns
  • Applied knowledge of modern software delivery methods like TDD, BDD, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or other container tools
  • Experience working with automation tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Excellent verbal, writing, and presentation skills
  • Ability to study and quickly learn and put into practice new topics
  • Passion for open source software

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