Cloud Consultant

Cloud Consultant

Job ID 
46645
Department 
Consulting
Location 
US-NY-New York
Posting date 
11/8/2016
Remote base 
New York City

Job description

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 technologies that solve business problems. We’re a billion dollar S&P 500 company offering solutions from Linux to middleware, storage to cloud, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services.

Job summary

Red Hat's Consulting team is looking for a qualified Cloud Consultant to passionately promote the adoption of Red Hat's solutions in our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. Through a series of interactions both in-person and remotely, you will win the trust and confidence of customers' engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of the solution. As a Cloud Consultant, you'll play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat Product Engineering, Support, Professional Services, and Sales to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. You will also act as the customer's advocate with these organizations to deliver the right solutions and ensure they are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way. We'll need you to have a thorough working knowledge and hands-on experience with cloud architectures and their supporting infrastructures, and scripting languages like Python, Ruby, and Puppet. You will also need a particularly deep level of knowledge in either cloud networking (SDN) or storage (object and block) disciplines and DevOps models and technologies.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Implement and integrate Red Hat Open Hybrid Cloud (Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service) technologies including Red Hat OpenStack, Red Hat OpenShift, and Red Hat CloudForms
  • Collaborate with project and client team members to meet timelines and goals
  • Contribute to project documentation and diagrams including Quality Assurance and ticket and bug management
  • Participate in mentoring and knowledge transfer to clients
  • Develop and implement automation and integration for our clients' cloud and system infrastructure solutions using Ruby, Python, or Puppet
  • Work with senior staff to promote the 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

  • 5+ years of technology experience like consulting, operations, help desk, service desk, development, and related internships
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or a derivative 
  • 2+ years of experience with the Ruby or Python languages 
  • Willingness to travel weekly to client locations throughout the United States and Canada


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