• Infrastructure Migration and Modernization Consultant - Remote Based

    Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Posting date 1 month ago(7/18/2018 11:09 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

    The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for an Infrastructure Migration and Modernization Consultant to join us. In this role, you will passionately guide the adoption of Red Hat's Infrastructure solutions in our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. You’ll learn to deliver and deploy Red Hat’s implementations of next-generation cloud and virtualization infrastructure and delivery workflows on a large-scale Red Hat Infrastructure platform. As an Infrastructure Migration and Modernization Consultant, you will get the opportunity to learn Red Hat’s cloud platform portfolio and promote IT transformation for leading corporations and institutions. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Deploy automated cloud platform solutions with a focus on infrastructure concerns including networking, storage, virtualization, security, logging, monitoring, and high availability and system resilience
    • Assist in delivery of infrastructure migration solutions
    • Learn new technologies quickly, including topics like cloud orchestration, automation, cloud storage, and software-defined networks
    • Be available for frequent travel to work alongside leading financial services, retail, telecommunication, and institutional customers
    • Contribute to the development of repeatable methodologies and tools designed to scale Red Hat’s services capabilities, promote repeatable customer engagements, and lower delivery risk
    • Demonstrate expertise in the cloud community by producing excellent whitepapers, webinars, etc., and by speaking at industry-leading conferences

    Required skills

    • Mastery of select technical skills in areas like system management, clustering and storage management, varied types of virtualization, and security management with focus around SELinux policy creation and hardening
    • Demonstrated expertise in shell scripting
    • Ability to effectively write in an interpreted language like Python or Ruby (Red Hat standard) or Perl; ability to read and understand C or similar programming language
    • Performance tuning experience with customers
    • Understanding of open source database technologies like PostgreSQL or mariaDB
    • Fundamental understanding of Microsoft operating systems and Active Directory
    • Ability to understand and integrate with REST APIs
    • Experience with a configuration management system like Puppet, Chef, or Ansible by Red Hat
    • 4-6 years experience working with commercial deployments of open source operating systems and associated applications
    • General development knowledge of two or more components or offerings within Red Hat's portfolio
    • Recommended knowledge of Ansible by Red Hat automation  
    • Understanding workflow automation or Infrastructure management development
    • Ability to deliver workflow orchestration designs

    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 Red Hat’s infrastructure platforms, management platform, and automation technologies and related platform topics

    At 2 months, be prepared to join a project team by acquiring the following:


    • Understanding of how to stand up production-ready cloud platforms integrated with existing enterprise systems
    • Knowledge of how to deploy scalable virtualization and cloud platforms at enterprise scale
    • Practical experience with our offerings

    Within 6 months, be ready to design virtualization and cloud platform solutions and lead routine Infrastructure platform projects by attaining the following:


    • Knowledge of how a customer use case can be developed into a system architecture and project plan based around Red Hat technologies
    • Understanding of how Red Hat’s technologies can digitally transform large organizations
    • Contributing lessons learned, best practices, and how-tos to our internal and external communities of practice

    Within 12 months, be ready to design multi-product cloud solutions and demonstrate technical leadership in cloud and virtualization platforms by accomplishing the following:


    • Designing and leading complex, large-scale implementations of virtualization and cloud platform technologies in challenging customer environments
    • Helping other consultants learn Red Hat’s technologies and processes
    • Applying new technologies, frameworks, or methodologies to cloud platforms

    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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