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RedHat Research Co-op - Office of the CTO in Boston, Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Research Co-op to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will work with the CTO Research Group to manage, evaluate, document, and support Red Hat’s research projects conducted jointly with several U.S. academic organizations. You will also work directly with program managers and Red Hat’s engineers, faculty, and students to share research project results in events, articles, web pages, Git repositories, and other formats that make open source projects more accessible to research communities. As a Research Co-op, you will gain familiarity with software and systems that support Linux and hybrid cloud development in areas like kernel programming, cloud security, data storage, sharing and privacy, Red Hat OpenShift (Kubernetes), machine learning (ML), internet of things (IoT), Open Virtual Network OVN, and multi-party computing. See more at

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work with senior members of the Research Group to develop improved processes and tools needed to support multiple concurrent research projects, as well as the participants, advisers, and students collaborating with Red Hat

  • Meet regularly with research interest groups and support their work by evaluating new research proposals, sharing updates from ongoing projects, and getting maximum exposure for and feedback on research results

  • Contribute regularly to the website

  • Support live events hosted by Red Hat and associated academic groups

  • Become familiar with hybrid cloud technologies and practical ways to use that technology to support research projects

  • Become adept at working in an agile environment

Required skills

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s program in science, engineering, or business with a deep interest in technology

  • Familiarity with Linux

  • Experience with web content management and basic web development

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

The following are considered a plus:

  • Having contributed to any open source project

  • Having participated in any research project

  • Having participated in a hackathon

About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

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, uniformed services, 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.

Posting Location : Location Boston

Posting date 5 days ago (5/4/2021 6:59 AM)

Job ID 86599