Software Engineering Manager - OpenStack
Red Hat, Inc. - Westford, MA

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As a Software Engineering Manager at Red Hat, you will have the opportunity to lead a top notch team of engineers and influence the direction of cloud computing. You will be responsible for both directing forward looking feature development as well as driving enterprise level software quality and experience into OpenStack. The engineering team will be distributed and comprised of independent and motivated individuals. You should be comfortable managing a team of this nature and with using remote collaboration and communication tools. If you're passionate about cutting edge software development and open source technology, you'll thrive here.

Primary job responsibilities
  • Work with other managers on the OpenStack team to help supervise the overall effort
  • Work with the engineering team to develop technology roadmaps and schedules, and communicate these schedules externally
  • Engage with the upstream community to more effectively drive the engineering team
  • Work with cross functional managers and teams (documentation, product management, quality assurance) to coordinate tasks necessary for shipping enterprise quality software
  • Work with other engineering managers and teams (virtualization, storage, networking) to utilize existing technologies and jointly drive improvements

Required skills
  • 5+ years of significant software development experience
  • 3+ years of managing software developers and product releases
  • Highly organized and effective communication skills
  • Familiar with test driven development and Agile or Scrum style methodologies
  • Strong understanding of open source development models and how the Linux community interacts
  • Prior participation in open source community oriented software development or leadership is a plus
  • Background in virtualization preferred, with experience with KVM based virtualization a plus
  • Background in either enterprise storage systems, distributed systems and/or networking (including software defined networking)
  • A deep understanding of Cloud Computing and Infrastructure-as-a-Service
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent


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