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RedHat Senior Software Engineer - Application Site Reliability Engineering (AppSRE) in Germany

Job summary

The Red Hat Software Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Application Site Reliability Engineering (AppSRE) team in Germany. In this role, you will help architect, modify, improve and support the platform running all user-facing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings on top of Red Hat OpenShift. Using your expertise in site reliability engineering (SRE) principles of automation and continuous improvement, you will help create an environment where availability, reliability, and security are threaded throughout the entire application life cycle, not treated as an afterthought. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will write new software as required to automate software deployments, upgrades, scaling, monitoring, alerting, and testing.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop secure service architecture using cloud-native technologies

  • Develop systems (primarily in Python and Golang) to prevent outages through automatic scanning and remediation

  • Establish and enforce SRE best practices through platform constraints and high-fidelity system modeling

  • Participate in an on-call rotation

Required skills

  • Understanding of distributed systems and common distributed system failure domains

  • Solid background in computer networking, computer security, Linux and Unix operating systems, system administration, Jenkins and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipelines, and Git and GitOps

  • Experience writing reliable enterprise-grade software

  • Familiarity with cloud-based relational databases, object stores, and virtual machines (VMs)

  • Ability to effectively work as part of a globally distributed team

The following experience is considered a plus:

  • Managing a production service with Red Hat OpenShift or Kubernetes

  • Designing and carrying out security incident response procedures

  • Developing a Kubernetes controller, operator, or platform component

  • Contributing to the design or codebase for a cloud-native service mesh solution

  • Operations with a production user-facing application


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.

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.

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Location Remote Germany

Posting date 2 days ago (6/10/2021 6:56 AM)

Job ID 86727

Category Software Engineering