Senior Cloud Consultant

Senior Cloud Consultant

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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 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 Senior Cloud Consultant to join us in Plano, TX. In this role, you'll promote the adoption of Red Hat solutions with our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. Through a series of interactions, both in-person and remote, you will earn the trust and confidence of customer engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases to the functional capabilities of our solutions. You will play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat's product teams, Product Engineering, Support, Professional Services, and Sales to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. You'll act as a customer advocate with these organizations to deliver the right solutions and to ensure that those solutions are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way. This position can laso be based remotely anywhere in North America close to any major airport.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Implement and integrate Red Hat open, hybrid cloud technologies, including Red Hat OpenStack Platform, OpenShift by Red Hat, 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
  • Mentor and share knowledge with clients
  • Develop and implement automation and integration for our clients' cloud and system infrastructure solutions using Ruby, Python, and Puppet
  • Work with senior staff to guide adoption of automation techniques and DevOps processes to improve 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

  • 7+ years in a related technology position, e.g., consulting, operations, development, or related internships
  • 5+ years of experience with cloud and Linux technologies
  • 3+ years of experience with automation frameworks and tools like Puppet, Ansible, or CFengine
  • Advanced skills with command line tools and scripting, e.g., Ruby or Python
  • Background in designing and delivering implementations using cloud infrastructure technologies and providers, e.g., Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization or KVM, Vmware, Hyper-V, Xen, Rackspace Cloud Services, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure
  • Thorough knowledge in either cloud networking (SDN) or storage (object and block) disciplines and DevOps models and technologies
  • Extensive experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) administration and design
  • Willingness to travel weekly to client locations throughout the U.S. and Canada

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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