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Systems Engineer
Westford, MA

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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 Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE) team is looking for a Systems Engineer to work in the Products and Technologies (PnT), Developer Operations, and Systems Operations teams in Westford, MA, or Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will work on a globally distributed team across Red Hat to deliver infrastructure and service monitoring. You'll implement service-level indicators (SLI) and service-level objectives (SLO) based on interactions with internal customers. You'll be part of the monitoring team tasked with designing and implementing monitoring standards across Red Hat's internal "customer zero" infrastructure that is used to build and release Red Hat's open source software. This is a great opportunity to join a team of passionate administrators and engineers and help create a sustainable monitoring and logging solution for our innovative technologies.

Primary job responsibilities

* Help champion the vision and standards for monitoring across team and infrastructure environments
* Create infrastructure monitoring of scale that provides health and uptime insights to the global operations team
* Maintain tooling and telemetry for operations teams to facilitate the balancing of their signal-to-noise ratios
* Collaborate with internal teams that provide supporting services to Red Hat's customers as a reference model
* Work as part of a geographically distributed team
* Work with upstream communities engaged with Red Hat in the creation of our solutions
* Work with stakeholders to ensure that our solutions meet their requirements
* Participate in monthly maintenance windows
* Participate in on-call rotation

Required skills

* 3+ years of experience maintaining Linux operating system installations, configurations, and upgrades
* Experience deploying and maintaining Zabbix servers and proxies
* Solid data warehousing skills
* Familiarity of Prometheus and Prometheus exporters
* Experience logging data to Splunk and ELK
* Solid verbal and written communication skills in English
* Ability to deploy services into Red Hat OpenShift

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.

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