Senior Devops Engineer - Openshift Virtualization

Red Hat

Date listed

2 weeks ago





Glassdoor Rating

3/5 (1400 reviews)

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join the Red Hat OpenShift Virtualization project. In this role, you will be designing, implementing, and automating management tools and solutions, contributing to industry-leading technologies like Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Operator SDK, and Helm. As part of a geographically distributed team you will collaborate with multiple Red Hat engineering teams and open source communities around the globe. To succeed in this role, you’ll need self-motivation, curiosity, passion for DevOps, automation, and problem solving. Experience with Linux technologies and open source are highly valued skills and experience for this position.

Successful applicants must reside in a European country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop an operator for deployment and control of KubeVirt and its helper operators, working closely with partner teams
  • Work on observability of Red Hat OpenShift Virtualization components
  • Coordinate technical architecture and design discussions with peers from within and outside of the team
  • Become responsible for the quality of our offering, participate in peer code reviews, continuous integration (CI), and respond to security threats
  • Build automation and processes to automate several aspects of the project
  • Create and guide new feature development; contribute to open source projects in Golang
  • Play an active role in container and virtualization related projects and communities like KubeVirt, Kubernetes, OpenShift, and Operator SDK
  • Work with our Red Hat's global customer support team and partner support teams on resolving customer issues
  • Publicize the team's work through blogs, web postings, or conference talks

Required skills

  • Experience with container ecosystem like Kubernetes or OpenShift
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies with minimal guidance; willingness to learn and work in languages like Go and technologies like Prometheus
  • Experience developing operators in a Linux environment in Golang
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills in English

The following are considered a plus:

  • Familiarity with Bare metal provisioning, virtualization, clusters and container-related technologies
  • Experience with observability stack e.g., Prometheus, Grafana
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent working experience
  • Experience with Linux software packaging
  • Experience working in a development environment that includes a CI and continuous delivery (CD) process
  • Thorough knowledge of how client applications communicate over HTTP with services located on different web properties
  • Operations or site reliability engineering (SRE) background
  • Open source development experience

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.

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, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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