Red Hat Senior Quality Engineer - RHEL in Brno, Czech Republic

Job description

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 Quality Engineering team is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you will join an international team of software developers and quality engineers immersed in the latest, innovative technologies within the Linux domain. Your team will test the entire operating system for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and develop the tools and frameworks that allow it to run smoothly. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you'll work with a mix of internally developed and open source tools to test container-related technologies. You will use your development and scripting skills to create new test automation or extend the existing test scripts and tools. We'll need you to have great leadership, organizational skills, and motivation to help us bootstrap the test effort around our container-related project and collaborate with the other quality engineering and Development teams.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Be a leader in our test effort

  • Participate in open source projects and communities and contribute to upstream test projects and tools

  • Analyze source code and work with other developers to develop tests

  • Use your coding skills to implement test automation, automate daily tasks, and improve overall test coverage

  • Carry out tests and report results

  • Escalate issues to stakeholders as needed

  • Work with our continuous integration (CI) infrastructure

  • Maintain documentation and share knowledge with the team


Required skills

  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience

  • Detailed understanding of what makes up a typical Linux operating system

  • Experience with Python development

  • Solid English written and verbal communication skills

Experience with the following is considered a plus:

  • Experience leading projects

  • Experience with open source software development or testing

  • Experience administering, deploying, and provisioning Linux systems

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job ID 56873

Department Quality Engineering

Location CZ-Brno

Posting date 7/11/2017

Remote base ..