Senior Cloud Consultant

Location US-TX-Remote
Posting date 3 weeks ago(3/1/2018 7:21 AM)
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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

Promote the adoption of Red Hat’s solutions with our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Senior Cloud Consultant to join us in Plano, TX. In this role, you will earn the trust and confidence of customer engineering, development, and operations teams through a series of interactions, both in-person and remote, by aligning their requirements and use cases to the functional capabilities of our solutions. You’ll play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat's product, Product Engineering, Support, Professional Services, and Sales teams to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. As a Senior Cloud Consultant, you will serve as a customer advocate with these organizations to deliver the right solutions and to ensure that these solutions are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way. This position can also be based remotely anywhere in North America close to any major airport. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Implement and integrate Red Hat open hybrid cloud technologies, including Red Hat OpenStack Platform, OpenShift by Red Hat, and Red Hat CloudForms
  • Collaborate with project and customer team members to meet timelines and goals
  • Contribute to project documentation and diagrams, including quality assurance and ticket and bug management
  • Mentor and share knowledge with customers
  • Develop and implement automation and integration for our customers' cloud and system infrastructure solutions using Ruby, Python, and Puppet
  • Work with senior associates to guide adoption of automation techniques and DevOps processes to improve the cloud life cycle, including infrastructure and application uptime, availability, and time to market
  • Design and advocate solutions using cloud technologies, design principles, integration points, and automation methods

Required skills

  • 7+ years in a related technology position, e.g., consulting, operations, development, or related internships
  • 5+ years of experience with cloud and Linux technologies
  • 3+ years of experience with automation frameworks and tools like Puppet, Ansible by Red Hat, or CFengine
  • Advanced skills with command line tools and scripting, e.g., Ruby or Python
  • Background in designing and delivering implementations using cloud infrastructure technologies and providers, e.g., Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization or KVM, VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Xen, Rackspace Cloud Services, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Microsoft Azure
  • Thorough knowledge of either cloud networking (SDN) or storage (object and block) disciplines and DevOps models and technologies
  • Extensive experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) administration and design
  • Willingness to travel weekly to customer locations throughout the U.S. and Canada

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.


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