Senior Automation Engineer - Application Services

Location Remote Spain
Posting date 2 days ago(5/4/2021 10:50 AM)
Job ID
Quality Engineering

Job summary

The Red Hat Single Sign-On team is looking for a Senior Automation Engineer who is intrigued by how things work and constantly looks for ways to make them better to join us in Spain. In this role, you will not just be a tester, you will also be a developer who designs, automates, and finds creative ways to identify potential problems. You will oversee all aspects of quality for Red Hat Single Sign-on, a solution that provides a universal and easy way to secure applications. You will gain a deep understanding of various aspects of complex technologies from Java Enterprise. As a Senior Automation Engineer, you will work together with developers and the upstream Keycloak community on the new core product features and capabilities. You’ll need to have excellent technical and creative thinking skills, as you'll be encouraged to develop innovative solutions to technical issues on a daily basis. In this role you will interact and closely collaborate with other internal teams at Red Hat consuming or using Red Hat Single Sign-On. You will also have the opportunity to promote Keycloak and its community outside of Red Hat.


You will be a part of Red Hat’s culture that makes us unique in the industry, a culture enriched with Open Decision Framework, Open Management Practices, and diversity and inclusion. Your continuous growth will be ensured by extensive learning opportunities, including Red Hat Learning modules and certifications as well as Red Hat University (RHU) courses. This role will be based at one of Red Hat's offices. Working remotely is a possibility.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Design and develop testing frameworks in Java for various environments, like cloud, multiple operating systems, large clusters, and containers
  • Design and implement complex test scenarios including automation
  • Cooperate closely with developers on the new features of our offerings and participate in sprint planning
  • Analyze and prioritize quality risks and determine the tests required to mitigate them
  • Serve as an internal advocate for our customers to ensure that offerings go to customers without usability or user experience issues; properly document relevant information
  • Constantly learn new things and maintain an overview of current technologies
  • Develop examples and documentation in support of the usage of Red Hat Single Sign-On
  • Contribute to the Keycloak upstream project

Required skills

  • 5 years of professional experience with Java, including development of JEE applications
  • Experience with Maven, Git, Jenkins, continuous integration (CI), and pipelines
  • Good understanding of core concepts related to application security
  • Debugging and performance tuning skills
  • Ability to install and maintain Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or UNIX-like operating systems
  • Ability to work within a distributed team and communicate effectively

The following are considered a plus:


  • Familiarity or direct experience with Keycloak codebase and core features
  • Familiarity with modern token-based application security standards like OAuth2 and OpenID Connect
  • Familiarity with site reliability engineering (SRE) and operational aspects of running software in production; ability to learn quickly and solve issues as they arise
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, containers, and Istio Service Mesh
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the Red Hat Application Services portfolio





About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

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