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RedHat Fedora Linux for Raspberry Pi Co-op in Westford, Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Fedora Linux for Raspberry Pi Co-op to join us in Westford, MA. The broad goal of this project is to improve the usability of Fedora Linux on the Raspberry Pi platform. In this role, you will collaborate with Red Hat’s mentors and others on an open source project supporting the Fedora operating system on the Pi. The potential areas where you may end up contributing will include system-level usability improvements, integrating Raspberry Pi drivers into upstream Linux, initially targeting the SenseHat driver, kernel improvements, and firmware changes.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Contribute upstream to open source projects, targeting mainline Linux (not exclusively)

  • Apply your knowledge of practical low-level software development, specifically of drivers, kernel, and firmware

  • Work on material improvement of Fedora usability on the Raspberry Pi

  • Create documentation and tutorials for other open source participants about useful activities, like device setup and custom kernel compilation

Required skills

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in computer science, computer engineering, or related fields

  • Knowledge of any Linux-based operating system

  • Coding experience with C

  • Knowledge of computer science fundamentals like object-oriented design, algorithm design, data structures, problem-solving, and complexity analysis

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

The following are considered a plus:

  • Previous code contributions to open source projects

  • Familiarity with Raspberry Pi programming

  • Familiarity with Fedora


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, uniformed services, 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 Location : Location Westford

Posting date 2 days ago (5/4/2021 6:43 AM)

Job ID 86598