Senior Software Engineer

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Python SQL Kubernetes Linux Airflow Java Rust CI Go Snowflake Container Strategy

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The Data Development, Insights & Strategy team is a highly focused effort to lead digital-first execution and transformation at Red Hat leveraging data strategically for our customers, partners, and associates.

We are looking for strong engineers, who can lead the technology and design of significant parts of RedHat’s Data Development Platform for creating next generation data products & applications. The successful candidate will have a track record of strong technical skills, drive to be innovative & creative, excellent communication and collaboration skills, thrive in a startup like environment, a keen attention to detail, and a passion for quality and open source software. If you enjoy broadening your technical skills, and working in an environment that thrives on creativity, experimentation, and community innovation, then we are the TEAM for you!

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our Data Platform and Data Products team in Bangalore, India. In this role, you will elevate Red Hat’s data-driven culture and execution by building and evolving data products that support Red Hat’s operational and analytical needs. You will deliver data products (code + data) that service the entire organization, not just your own departmental requirements, through an InnerSource collaboration model. Your expertise in software and data engineering practices, combined with a passion for internal customer adoption, will ensure that your data products lead to composable business solutions.

What will you do ?

  • Evolve existing source data pipelines to an ELT model of data ingestion
  • Cleanly separate source-aligned data products from aggregate data products
  • Richly decorate your data products with metadata to support knowledge transfer, adoption, and the application of Machine Learning
  • Tag and classify your data assets to ensure they are used responsibly throughout the organization, applying masking or restricting access where appropriate
  • Apply software engineering best practices to your code release process to support CI/CD and a high velocity collaboration model based on InnerSource
  • Register and maintain the catalog entries for your data products to support discoverability and reuse
  • Ensure your data products easily join with other business data products using common identifiers and keys
  • Develop automated and resilient processes that support the end-end delivery of business value
  • Publish and deliver on a data product SLO for your data ‘customers’
  • Responsibly share your data products with other internal consumers while balancing the core needs of security and compliance
  • Contribute feedback and recommendations to the Data Platform team in order to remove friction and increase scale for all users
  • Write custom adapters to integrate internal data sources into the centralized Warehouse environment

What will you bring?

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • 4+ years of software development experience with a focus on data applications & systems
  • Exceptional software and data engineering skills that lead to elegant and maintainable data products
  • Expert level proficiency in using SQL for data transformation
  • Proficiency in at least one general purpose programming language, eg. Python, Go, Java, Rust, etc.
  • Strong opinions and perspectives that you kindly debate, defend, or change to ensure that the entire team moves as one
  • Sets and resets the bar on all things quality, from code through to data, and everything in between
  • Deep empathy for your users of your data products, leading to a constant focus on removing friction, increasing adoption, and delivering business results
  • Prunes and prioritizes work in order to maximize your contributions and impact
  • Bias for action and leading by example
  • Past experience in building enterprise data products that have a high level of governance and compliance requirements

Optional Skills

  • Familiarity with open source or inner source development and processes
  • Familiarity of data mesh architectural principles
  • Experience with Snowflake, Fivetran, dbt, Airflow / Astronomer

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver high-performing Linux, cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Spread across 40+ countries, our associates have the flexibility to choose the work environment that suits their needs from in-office to fully remote to office-flex. Red Hatters are encouraged to bring their best ideas, no matter their title or tenure. We're a leader in open source because of our open and inclusive environment. We hire creative, passionate people ready to contribute their ideas, help solve complex problems, and make an impact. Opportunities are open. Join us.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Red Hat

Red Hat’s culture is built on the open source principles of transparency, collaboration, and inclusion, where the best ideas can come from anywhere and anyone. When this is realized, it empowers people from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to come together to share ideas, challenge the status quo, and drive innovation. Our aspiration is that everyone experiences this culture with equal opportunity and access, and that all voices are not only heard but also celebrated. We hope you will join our celebration, and we welcome and encourage applicants from all the beautiful dimensions of diversity that compose our global village.

Equal Opportunity Policy (EEO)

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.

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