Front End Software Engineer, Ansible

Red Hat

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Job summary

The Red Hat Ansible Engineering team is looking for a Front End Software Engineer to join us in Durham, NC. In this role, you will join a diverse team working on projects related to Ansible Tower by Red Hat, Ansible by Red Hat, and other emerging technologies. You'll use your AngularJS and JavaScript expertise and soft skills to collaborate with fellow engineers, user experience (UX) designers, technical writers, and the product team to build attractive and usable user interfaces. This is a great opportunity to work with a unique team on one of the fastest-growing solutions in the Red Hat management portfolio.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Implement user interface for new backend features in Ansible by Red Hat solutions, applying styling from PatternFly (Red Hat's centralized UXD group) as needed to provide a consistent look and feel within Red Hat's offerings
  • Communicate with developers, automation engineers, UX designers, and the community
  • Inspire engineers working on backend interfaces to follow best practices in user interfaces
  • Identify system deficiencies, conduct technical research and analysis, and recommend solutions or fixes
  • Contribute tests for the continuous integration (CI) suite to help maintain high stability of the upstream project

Required skills

  • Passion for user interface design and implementation
  • 2+ years of development experience with modern JavaScript frameworks; Angular 1.x is a plus
  • Experience with or willingness to learn agile development methodologies
  • Knowledge of front-end unit testing using Jasmine and Karma
  • Basic understanding of browser user interface (UI) bottlenecks, reflows, and style recalculations
  • Outstanding communication skills in English

The following will be considered a plus:


  • Professional front-end experience working on enterprise applications
  • Experience writing modular CSS, specifically with the SUIT CSS BEM naming scheme
  • Basic Python development experience
  • Basic Linux system administration experience
  • Experience with Ansible by Red Hat or similar IT automation platforms
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a technology-related discipline

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