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RedHat Principal Software Engineer in Spain

Job summary

The Red Hat Specialist Platform Cloud team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will be building distributed, cloud-native solutions in order to enable developers at Red Hat to be more productive and effective. To succeed in this role, you’ll need a computer science background and experience in any programming language.

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Primary job responsibilities

  • Design and build scalable, distributed solutions that enable Red Hat engineers to be productive and efficient

  • Lead engineers in building implementations of new designs

  • Engage with open source communities to build consensus on goals in shared projects and implement features to achieve those goals

  • Monitor systems and offerings to ensure that systems are performing as expected

  • Monitor our continuous integration (CI) infrastructure and work closely with Red Hat engineers to assure stability and consistency

  • Investigate, communicate, and troubleshoot escalated issues coming from the engineering team

  • Collaborate with team members to determine the root cause of problems and the best course of action to resolve problems and avoid them in the future

  • Constantly learn new things and maintain an overview of current technologies

  • Take training and get to know cloud providers deeply

Required skills

  • Knowledge of at least one big cloud provider like AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.

  • Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as required

  • Experience in container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, or OpenShift

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English to handle or guide discussions in a distributed team

  • Solid experience with cloud computing, distributed web technologies, high availability, load balancing, failover, monitoring and alerting, shell scripting, CI or continuous delivery (CD), and build tools

  • Knowledge of Git, GitHub, JIRA, Jenkins, etcd, Prow, and Prometheus is a plus

  • Record of contributing to open source projects is a plus


About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen 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.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

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.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Posting date 2 months ago (2/16/2021 3:12 AM)

Job ID 84058

Category Software Engineering