Principal Systems Design Engineer - Cloud Labs

1 month ago(12/13/2017 8:52 AM)
Job ID
Consulting, Information Technology, Technical Training
Remote base

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

Lead the architectural design, deployment, and management of global lab infrastructure that supports Red Hat’s rapidly growing, modern digital training business. The Red Hat Training and Certification team is looking for a Principal Systems Design Engineer to join us. You will be part of a high-performing, globally distributed team and able to work either remotely, or from any global Red Hat office. You’ll work cross-functionally, collaborating with our Engineering, Consulting, and Sales teams to ensure training will meet the needs of our customers working in mission-critical environments. This is a highly technical role developing and supporting complex labs across a range of Red Hat’s technologies distributed across a hybrid cloud architecture, so you'll need to be comfortable working on your own and enjoy diversity in your day-to-day responsibilities. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Identify, evaluate, and commercialize public cloud providers to be used to deliver Red Hat labs
  • Test and optimize performance of Red Hat labs deployed to public clouds
  • Collaborate with course developers to design and deploy non-traditional labs
  • Monitor production lab performance, troubleshoot, and remediate as required

Required skills

  • 5-7 years of industry experience
  • Current Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification; multiple Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)-level certificates of expertise are a plus
  • Ability to create RPMs; excellent command-line administration and deployment capabilities
  • Commercial experience deploying and managing production applications into public clouds including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with Docker containers, Vagrant, and Kubernetes
  • Process automation experience using Ansible by Red Hat
  • Significant experience deploying and managing virtual machines in KVM and Red Hat OpenStack Platform architectures
  • Extensive experience applying DevOps concepts and using agile development processes
  • Comfortable using a distributed source control management (SCM), preferably Git, is a plus
  • Previous experience with technical training delivery is a plus

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