• Software Maintenance Engineer – C/Bash

    Location CZ-Brno
    Posting date 2 months ago(10/8/2018 11:08 AM)
    Job ID
    Technical Support
  • 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

    Come join one of the fastest growing enterprise software and services companies and the leader of open source software. The Red Hat Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE) team is looking for a Software Maintenance Engineer to join its worldwide support organization in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you'll become part of a fast-paced, innovative company that is changing the way software is developed, sold and supported. You'll work in a team dedicated to resolving the issues of our enterprise customers quickly and effectively. The CEE team provides high-level technical support and sustaining engineering services designed to maximize up-time and reduce IT costs. You will maintain close working relationships with our customer's top developers and architects and assist our front-line support engineers with the most complex and challenging issues. Daily contact with our R&D team allows one to regularly work alongside some of the best open source developers on the planet.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Resolve complex customer problems within general base operating system components (e.g., shells, system administration tools, email, web services, and more)
    • Analyze upstream development against current customer reported defects and develop patches to resolve the issue
    • Use available tools to investigate and troubleshoot technical issues
    • Record customer interactions to include investigation, troubleshooting, and the resolution of issues
    • Work closely with Red Hat's production support engineers, technical account managers, and development  engineering
    • Assist in the development of comprehensive and reusable self-service solutions for future incidents

    Required skills

    • 3+ years of experience as a support, sustaining, or development engineer or other directly related experience
    • Linux operating system installation, configuration, upgrades, and maintenance experience
    • Solid understanding of networking configuration (IP configuration, interface bonding, routing, firewalls, etc.)
    • General understanding of base packages included in the Red Hat Enterpprise Linux (RHEL) distribution
    • General understanding of security mechanisms like SELinux and iptables
    • Development level experience with C, and familiarity with developing and applying patches
    • Familiarity with development tools including the GDB debugger
    • Experience writing scripts using Bash or Perl to troubleshoot and correct Linux issues
    • Solid troubleshooting skills
    • Team player who wants to be part of team of experienced and world-class professionals
    • Commitment to providing the best experience possible for Red Hat customers
    • Upstream involvement in open-source projects (patches submitted for upstream inclusion) is a plus

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