• Software Engineer - Release Engineering

    Location CZ-Brno
    Posting date 4 days ago(12/7/2018 7:51 AM)
    Job ID
    Software Engineering
  • 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 a Software Engineer to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you will streamline tooling, improve releases of our offerings, and guide team processes. You'll focus on standardizing processes and creating solutions for product teams by delivering changes in a timely and methodical manner. As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll need to have passion for technology and development, balanced with the responsibility for improving the processes and procedures that support releases of our offerings. As a Software Engineer, 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

    • Guide new processes and procedures in the solutions space to improve the quality, consistency, and automation of releases
    • Contribute to release engineering tooling to deliver the functionality according to established requirements
    • Help your team understand and prioritize requirements
    • Support multiple offerings and releases by helping to ensure that content is delivered on time and to specification
    • Interact with multiple teams within Red Hat and 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, and email

    Required skills

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to directly interact with other teams
    • Ability to provide constructive feedback and understand criticism that directly impacts our business goals
    • Ability to help define, follow, and enforce processes
    • Ability to work under pressure, e.g., by fixing issues during the releases of our offerings
    • Experience with Linux or UNIX; knowledge of UNIX shell (Bash) and command line text processing (grep, awk, sed, etc.)
    • General knowledge of Python or Bash
    • Experience releasing multiple offerings in a production environment is a big plus
    • Technical background in tools like JIRA, Bugzilla, Koji, Pulp, Maven, and Docker is a plus
    • Experience with build and packaging (RPM, JAR, etc.) is a plus

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