Red Hat Software Engineering Internship in Westford, Massachusetts

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, virtualization, and container 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 Performance and Scale Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineering Intern to join our growing team in Boston or Westford, MA. In this role, you will work with a diverse team of highly motivated engineers focused on the performance and scale characterization and improvement of current and future Red Hat’s offerings. You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with other engineering teams to optimize the components that make our open source offerings perform at the highest level for Red Hat’s enterprise customers.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work on performance and scale characterization of the OpenShift-on-OpenStack project around networking and other integration points

  • Analyze and document results via Red Hat performance briefs and internal or external blogs

  • Present the results to the wider engineering audience

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field

  • Passion for optimizing software performance and background in software performance and scale engineering

  • Good knowledge of Linux internals and distributed systems

  • Ability to convert raw data into meaningful graphs, draw conclusions, and present results with recommendations for improvement

  • Good written and verbal language skills in English

  • Experience with containers, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenStack Platform is a plus

  • Knowledge of any scripting language is a plus

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Job ID 65592

Category Software Engineering