• Ansible Specialist Solutions Architect - Partners

    Location US-TX-Remote
    Posting date 1 month ago(11/5/2019 9:26 AM)
    Job ID
    Solution Architecture
    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

    The Red Hat Partner Solutions Architecture team is looking for an Ansible Specialist Solutions Architect to join us. In this role, you will provide deep advisory, industry expertise, and overall technical leadership for our open hybrid cloud and application development and deployment solutions using our advanced Red Hat Ansible Automation platform. You’ll work with our strategic business partners to provide great practical workshops and outstanding deep dive demonstrations of our offerings and deliver limited-scope proofs of concepts and evaluations. As an Ansible Specialist Solutions Architect, you will also work with strategic partners to generate incremental revenue growth and assist in identifying new projects and use cases for Red Hat’s solutions, including application development and deployment, DevOps, container and cloud platforms, operating systems, and networking platforms. This role should ideally be based in the central region of the U.S., as its coverage will span U.S. (nationally) and Canada. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Develop and conduct live demonstrations of the Red Hat Ansible Automation platform, including its uses in DevOps, OS (Linux, Windows, etc.), networking, and other platforms
    • Educate partners and customers on the capabilities of the Red Hat Ansible Automation platform
    • Provide advice and technical leadership for partner sales opportunities
    • Support partners in moving toward customer acceptance of technical proposals
    • Work directly with partners as needed during the migration and automation phase to ensure that they have all the tooling and playbooks necessary to deliver a successful deployment
    • Collaborate with partners and customers along with internal sales and product teams to ensure excellent outcomes
    • Guide and deliver proofs of concepts
    • Assist in creating high-value joint enterprise solutions that increase business value using the Red Hat Ansible Automation platform and other Red Hat’s offerings and technologies

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of experience deploying or developing enterprise applications using full stack application development and deployment technologies
    • 3+ years of relevant presales, architect, consulting, or technical advisory experience
    • Experience with enterprise automation solutions like Puppet, Chef, SaltStack, or similar technologies
    • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of public and private cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform
    • Practical knowledge of DevOps principles, continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipelines, supply chain management (SCM), and build tools like Git, Jenkins, etc.
    • Excellent presentation and verbal skills; ability to clearly articulate how enterprise open source software contributes value to our customers and partners
    • Willingness to travel up to 50%

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