Container Infrastructure Senior Consultant

Container Infrastructure Senior Consultant

Job ID 
49010
Department 
Consulting
Location 
US-TX-Remote
Posting date 
11/3/2017
Remote base 
Dallas

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Container Infrastructure Senior Consultant to join our regional consulting operations or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and DevOps Practice. In this role, you’ll specialize in the implementation of automated container platforms, deployment pipelines, and cloud-ready application architectures. You will learn to implement modern cloud infrastructure and delivery workflows on large-scale container platform clusters using Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible by Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic, and OpenShift by Red Hat. You won't be expected to know everything on day one, but your ability to learn new technology quickly is essential. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Implement automated, containerized cloud application platform solutions, with a focus on infrastructure concerns including networking, storage, virtualization, security, logging, monitoring, and high availability and system resilience
  • Learn new technologies quickly, including container orchestration, container registries, container build strategies, cloud storage, and software defined networks
  • Travel frequently to work alongside leading financial services, retail, telecommunication, and institutional clients

Required skills

These are the skills you'll be expected to have going into the role:

  • 5+ years of technology experience like consulting, operations, help desk, service desk, development, and related internships
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux system administration, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or a derivative
  • 2+ years of platform scripting experience with the Ruby, Python, or Go languages
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills


Here's how your skill set will evolve and what you'll learn during your first year in the role:

  • After joining Red Hat, you will go through an intensive training program on Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift technologies and related DevOps topics.
  • At 2 months, be prepared to join a project team by acquiring the following:
    • understanding of how to build production-ready container platforms, integrated with existing enterprise systems
    • knowledge of how to deploy source code into running, scalable containers in automated fashion at enterprise scale
    • practical product experience
  • Within 6 months, be ready to implement a routine container platform project by attaining the following:
    • a successful, collaborative delivery of customer requirements using OpenShift by Red Hat
    • knowledge of how a customer use case can be developed into a project plan and how those requirements align to Red Hat technologies
    • understanding of how Red Hat technologies can transform software delivery (DevOps) practices at large organizations
  • Within 12 months, begin to demonstrate technical leadership in container platforms by accomplishing the following:
    • successfully implementing complex, large-scale container platform solutions in challenging customer environments
    • helping other consultants learn DevOps and container technologies and processes
    • contributing lessons learned, best practices, and how-tos to our internal and external communities of practice
    • applying new technologies, frameworks, or methodologies to container platforms

 


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