Python Software Engineer

Python Software Engineer

Job ID 
Software Engineering
Posting date 
Remote base 

Job description

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, and virtualization 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 Cloud Engineering team is looking for a Python Software Engineer to join us in Italy. In this role, you will use your Python expertise to contribute to content management research and development teams. You’ll manage an offering which distributes content to the Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and others. As a Python Software Engineer, you will also contribute to the upstream Pulp project as a member of this team. While working on this project, you’ll be involved in application life cycle management, content management, and DevOps work, so you’ll need to have prior experience with this domain and agile development tooling with emphasis on test-driven development.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work with the Product team’s management to design future features and their release schedule
  • Develop these new features and contribute them to upstream projects in Python where appropriate
  • Submit patches for bug fixes to the community and review patches from other community members
  • Partner with the Red Hat Quality Engineering team to ensure projects are tested correctly
  • Collaborate with a globally distributed technical team
  • Educate the team on new features through sprint reviews or small team presentations
  • Publicize the work the team is doing through blogs, web postings, or conference talks

Required skills

  • 2-3 years of object-oriented software development experience
  • Professional Python development experience
  • Experience with automated testing tools like Python’s unittest, Jenkins, and Mock
  • Experience developing in a Linux environment
  • Background in various deployment models, including cloud, virtualization, and containers
  • Ability to use relational databases like PostgreSQL and MySQL, as well as NoSQL databases like MongoDB
  • Experience collaborating with remote colleagues is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a technology-related discipline is a plus

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