Senior Consultant (Current Employee) – Chantilly, VA – December 8, 2016
Overall the company and people great. The management is lacking along with work life balance for consultants who are traveling each week. Management in consulting are more concerned with making sales then what the clients actually need to be doing in terms of moving their infrastructure forward. Newer products are great but most clients are not at the point that they are ready for them. While that being said management expects us to push them regardless of a clients state of readiness.
IT Manager (Former Employee) – Raleigh, NC – August 30, 2018
Culturally, it is a bit of a cult. You are either for open source or not. It has softened in the past several years, but still a staple of the culture. Pay is competitive, still the opportunity to make your job what you want to make it. Management is spotty.
Flexible work environment, Work from home opportunities
QA Engineer (Former Employee) – Westford, MA – July 4, 2018
Lots of freedom to do your job. Lots of emphasis on open source and collaborating with the open source community. Strong communication skills a must as you generally work with people in multiple time zones.
Business Process Analyst Intern (Current Employee) – Raleigh-Durham, NC – June 28, 2018
Highly dependable and smart employees. A fun place to work at which is very relaxed. Flexibility to work from anywhere as long as the work is done. Very supportive managers and leaders who take an actual interest in your career and the path you want to take professionally.
Frontline Technical Support Engineer (Former Employee) – Raleigh, NC – May 15, 2018
I had some of my qualms there. But all in all it seems like a good place to grow in a startup culture. There are different people who work on different things and you just have to network to find out who are working on your same projects and have your same background.
Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) – Mountain View, CA – April 4, 2018
Red Hat practices what it preaches as a Free and Open Source Software Company. This is a big plus as you get feedback from folks in other organizations that the company partners with for many of the projects. That gives a much higher level of confidence that the way a problem is being approached is the correct one. It reminds me of the way we approach things in a scientific research environment. You have to meet requirements not only from your company but also from other teams on other companies and organizations.
My third day in my position my manager was fired for unknown reasons. I was on an island and working without direction but made the best of what was given to me. I did not have a whole lot of support and had to work alone.
Cloud Specialist (Current Employee) – Irvine, CA – February 6, 2018
Great company overall. Good company to work at if you are in engineering or presales and you have the skills to excel. Very much a meritocracy in those roles.
This is an engineering company first, and a sales/marketing company second.
If you work in sales, marketing, or channel mgmt you may or may not have long term success. Goals are intense, timelines are short, pressure is high. While all those things exist nearly everywhere, there are amplified here.
Overall company culture is engineering focused, and as a result can take a dim view of non-engineering roles. Value of non-engineering roles is often trivialized or scorned.
successful, growing company. Open Source pioneer. Good product mix, good integrations between products. Youthful, energetic culture.
Poor or very poor culture can exist if you are not in an engineering-related role.