• Software Engineer - Golang

    Location CZ-Brno
    Posting date 2 months ago(2/12/2019 10:37 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 Platform Tools team is looking for a Software Engineer to join us. In this role, you will help build, package, and support Golang tools for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Fedora. Depending on your level of experience, you may also delve deeper into the upstream code and contribute to related community projects. You'll join a fast-paced, highly experienced, and exciting engineering team distributed across the globe and you’ll participate in a vibrant open source culture. As a Software Engineer, you'll help promote quality and innovation in the Red Hat Platform Tools team. This role should ideally be located in Brno, Czech Republic, but applicants from other countries and locations will be considered.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Work with the wider team to prepare, build, and verify Golang tools packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Fedora, delivering within established schedules
    • In line with your experience level, reproduce, investigate, and potentially fix bugs in Golang for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Fedora; more experienced applicants would have the opportunity for contributions to community Golang tools projects, potentially including new feature development
    • Interact professionally with internal and external developers, customers, and communities
    • Work collaboratively and flexibly with peer engineers located on the West Coast of the United States
    • Regularly report status

    Required skills

    • Experience using the Go language, runtime, and tools
    • 2+ years of experience in the software industry; 5+ years of experience in the software industry with a part of that experience in a role related to the Go language or its tools are a plus
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, computer engineering, or a technology-related discipline


    The following are a plus:


    • Experience packaging for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Fedora, or related Linux distributions
    • Deeper experience with the Go language, runtime, and tools
    • Experience with C or C++ toolchains and debuggers
    • Practical experience developing Go software or Go tools for enterprise use
    • Go tools community participation
    • Knowledge of and experience with system tool internals (e.g., compilers, debug formats, etc.)

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