• Cloud Consultant – OpenStack

    Location US-Remote
    Posting date 1 month ago(11/5/2019 11:06 AM)
    Job ID
  • 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 Cloud Consultant to join us. In this role, you will perform on-site delivery and implementation of Red Hat’s solutions and offerings. You'll gain understanding of our customers’ infrastructures and business needs and make recommendations appropriate to their environments to create possibilities and resolve issues. As a Cloud Consultant, you will work closely with customers on various specific initiatives, including architecture, deployment, troubleshooting, and performance of our cloud solutions. You will also support other consultants, associates, and partners in developing best practices and methods. Applicants must live near any major airport.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Routinely assess and implement Red Hat's core cloud offerings
    • Serve as a subject matter expert at the customer site, addressing the technical, developmental, or strategic IT needs
    • Be responsible for problem identification, system architecture definition, software specification and design, testing, and deployment of complex open source solutions
    • Adapt to changing customer requirements
    • Keep knowledge of cloud solutions updated through personal development and training
    • Be responsible for out-of-the box setup and configuration of offerings
    • Provide full system development and configuration life cycle support for areas like system architecture, operating systems, system performance, patching, upgrades, security, networking, and report development
    • Be responsible for smaller components of a larger program or engagements that are small or short in duration
    • Mentor customer engineers in use of Red Hat-supported offerings





    Required skills

    • Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in computer science, information systems, or a related field and 5 years of experience in the job offered or in a related role, or no degree and 7 years of experience in the job offered or in a related role
    • 5 years of experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or other Linux distributions and at least one other technology like Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, or Red Hat OpenShift; communicating value, progress, and metrics of key technology projects to a diverse audience of stakeholders; working in a strategic advisory capacity with senior IT and business executives; successfully completing multiple customer projects using an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution like Red Hat OpenStack Platform; assessing how a customer use case can be developed into a system architecture and project plan based around key open source technologies; contributing lessons learned, best practices, and how-tos to internal and external communities of practice
    • 3 years of experience with software architecture
    • Willingness to travel up to 75%, mostly within the central region of North America (NA); all travel expenses will be covered by Red Hat

    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.

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