• Software Engineer - Site Reliability Engineering

    Location AU-Remote
    Posting date 4 weeks ago(9/24/2019 10:29 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 OpenShift Service Delivery team is looking for a Software Engineer to join us remotely anywhere in Australia. In this role, you will work as part of a team that hosts, develops, and manages Azure Red Hat OpenShift, which is a new offering in partnership between Microsoft and Red Hat. You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment with the goal of making our offerings more effective with every release for the end users and customers. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Help determine the technical details of how to implement key features and functionality on the Microsoft Azure platform and then code those features; as an example, think of the way we do the etcd backup and restore
    • Partner with engineers at Microsoft to review code, build features, and implement solutions
    • Work closely with engineers on Red Hat OpenShift to become a contributor to both the upstream and downstream Red Hat OpenShift projects to deliver functionality
    • Interact with multiple teams within Red Hat as well as with the open source community
    • Partner with the Support team to troubleshoot deep technical issues
    • Look for opportunities to improve how we deliver a hosted offering to our customers

    Required skills

    • Demonstrated experience with one or more programming languages including Golang, Python, and Bash
    • Experience implementing and improving continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipelines
    • Experience with public cloud functionality in Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or other cloud service providers
    • Knowledge of how to ensure that a hosted service is secure and stable, including establishing processes around that
    • Experience developing for and administering Linux
    • Experience in a site reliability engineering (SRE) position for a cloud-based company

    The following are considered a plus:


    • Experience engineering distributed architectures (microservices, service oriented architecture)
    • Experience operating Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Docker, podman, rkt, cri-o, or other container tools in a production environment
    • Experience implementing monitoring solutions

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