Red Hat Senior System Engineer - Storage 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

Red Hat's IT Infrastructure Services teams is looking for a Senior System Engineer with focus on storage technologies to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you will help us deliver on the Red Hat's next generation IT and hybrid datacenter strategy. You’ll help provide technical expertise for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions, focusing on building self-service, automated, scalable, and resilient offerings. You'll help design, build, and manage our infrastructure services including storage, compute, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings through Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other providers. As a Senior System Engineer, you’ll need to be able to code and script and use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Provide direction on strategic initiatives for the storage infrastructure

  • Come up with engineering solutions to operationalize and automate storage functions

  • Provide engineering support for storage infrastructure; this includes monitoring and troubleshooting storage-related problems

  • Help build and manage our large-scale infrastructure and platform services, including public cloud, private cloud, and datacenter services

  • Develop new services and capabilities to support a hybrid datacenter model

  • Establish and recommend policies on system use and services; help define offerings, KPIs, monitoring, and overall management of the services

  • Partner with business groups to consult on technical solutions, moving the business forward

  • Provide mentoring to other staff members on the team and across teams

  • Design and implement complex local and wide-area networks of machines

Required skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in a system or software engineering role in the infrastructure space

  • Experience with infrastructure (storage, compute, networking, etc.) performance and capacity-monitoring techniques

  • Storage administrator experience with storage area network (SAN) and network-attached storage (NAS), Fibre Channel (FC), ISCSI, RAID, LVM, etc.

  • Experience with solutions like NetApp, Red Hat Gluster Storage, Red Hat Ceph Storage, DRBD, and object storage; knowledge of software-defined storage is a plus

  • Experience with configuration management, automation, and orchestration using modern tools; ability to model complex configurations in tools and broad understanding of the role of desired configuration as part of strategic organizational knowledge

  • Solid understanding of operating system administration, e.g., installation and configuration, configuring and managing basic services, the fundamentals of security, and ability to use performance analysis to tune systems

  • Solid understanding of cloud technologies, including experience with either public or private cloud services covering compute, networking, storage and other concepts like Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS); experience with Red Hat OpenStack Platform, OpenShift by Red Hat, or AWS is a plus

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification, or equivalent experience and ability to achieve certification within six months; Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) certification is a plus

  • Ability to program in an administrative language like Python or Ruby; familiarity with other common languages like Java, C++, or others

  • Experience with application development life cycle; experience with release engineering, continuous integration (CI), or continuous development (CD) technologies and processes is a plus

  • Experience with system and IT operations

  • Comfortable with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment

  • Data management skills

  • Focus on business outcomes

  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication, and reaching across functional borders

  • High attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

  • Ability to effectively deliver in a fast-paced, changing environment

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 57500

Department Systems Engineering

Location CZ-Brno

Posting date 5/29/2017

Remote base ..