Red Hat is hiring for a new Fedora role

Red Hat is hiring for a new full-time role supporting the Fedora Project. The job listing (replicated below) is open now, and if you are interested, you can apply online.

About the job

Red Hat’s Linux Integration Team is looking for a Fedora Operations Architect. In this new role, you will work as a member of the Fedora Council, the project’s top-level governance and leadership body, to coordinate and execute key strategic initiatives. You will also work with internal and external stakeholders and the community-elected Fedora Engineering Steering Committee to guide technical changes in the Fedora Linux distribution and coordinate with RHEL engineers and product managers on the impact of these changes. As Fedora Operations Architect, you will analyze Fedora processes and programs for measurable impact, and develop new practices to reduce complexity and improve outcomes in making open source innovation available to Fedora users and to Fedora’s downstream distributions. Successful applicants for this remote-flexible role must reside in a state or country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

What you will do

  • As a member of the Fedora Council, work with other Council members and the community to advance strategic initiatives
  • Use communication and coordination skills to drive an effective Change process in Fedora that avoids or mitigates surprises, and delivers desirable, innovative results into Fedora Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Maintain Fedora release cadence so that it aligns with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux needs
  • Evaluate and improve technical and social processes across the project
  • Provide status reports and communications to the Fedora Community
  • Participate in relevant community teams as an ongoing stakeholder

What you will bring

  • Extensive experience with the Fedora Project or a comparable open source community
  • Experience with software development and open source developer communities; understanding of development processes
  • Demonstrated ability in organizing complex projects with multiple interests and diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to lead teams through empathy, inspiration, and persuasion with multiple cross-organizational groups that span the globe
  • Outstanding organizational skills; ability to prioritize tasks matching short and long-term goals and focus on the tasks of high priority
  • Experience motivating and respecting capacity-limited volunteers and associates across teams and companies
  • Exceptional English language communication abilities in both written and verbal forms