Red Hat Software Engineer - Kernel Automation 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 Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineer to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you’ll work with exciting upstream technologies like Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Atomic, Kubernetes and container technologies. You will design and implement our contemporary technology while working with some of the brightest engineers in the open source community to create innovative solutions for the modern open source technology. You'll also contribute to open source projects while delivering enterprise-ready solutions that are based on these projects and are suitable for use by our customers. We'll need you to have an in-depth knowledge of enterprise integration technologies and enjoy solving complex problems with tough constraints.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Build and enhance Jenkins Jobs for CI automation

  • Build containers for Atomic testing

  • Automate tests using Ansible by Red Hat

  • Learn the infrastructure of the test and build environment at Red Hat

  • Provision versions of Linux operating system on new hardware and virtual environments; assist developers with environment related issues

  • Design and write test cases in C, Bash, and Python

  • Report bugs found inside the kernel code to developers using Bugzilla

  • Develop incremental feature test cases and test suites; maintain existing test suites, rebase to upstream, and ensure compatibility with all applicable operating system versions

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

  • 3+ years of working experience with Linux

  • Proficiency with Bash, Python, and C

  • Familiarity with primary operating system subsystems (networking, storage, fs, etc.)

  • Experience with Linux or UNIX administration and troubleshooting

  • Testing experience

  • Familiarity with CI and CD concepts

Experience with the following is considered a plus:

  • Jenkins

  • Ansible by Red Hat

  • Upstream community involvement

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 56741

Department Software Engineering

Location CZ-Brno

Posting date 7/11/2017

Remote base ..