Senior Consultant, Container Infrastructure - U.S. - Remote Based

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The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Senior Container Infrastructure Consultant to join the world's leading provider of open source solutions. In this role, you will specialize in the implementation of automated container platforms, deployment pipelines, and cloud-ready application architectures. You'll help our customers migrate from traditional infrastructures toward Kubernetes and a rich cloud-native development platform. As a Senior Consultant, you'll contribute toward customer success on project-based engagements and establishing Red Hat as the defining technology company of the 21st century built on open source principles. You won't be expected to know everything on day one, but your ability to learn new technology quickly and having access to all of Red Hat's training courses will allow you to quickly develop your skills and gain certifications. This is a remote based role which can require travel to customer sites and can be located anywhere in North America within close proximity to an airport and within a state where Red Hat does business.
What you will do
  • Implement automated, containerized cloud application platform solutions with a focus on infrastructure concerns including networking, storage, virtualization, security, logging, monitoring, and high availability and system resilience
  • Learn new technologies quickly, including container orchestration, container registries, container build strategies, cloud storage, and software-defined networks
  • Travel frequently to work alongside leading financial services, retail, telecommunication, and institutional customers, in line with Red Hat COVID-19 guidelines

After joining Red Hat, you will go through an intensive training program on Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift technologies and related DevOps topics. Here's how your skill set will evolve and what you'll learn during your first year in the role:
At 2 months, be prepared to join a project team by acquiring the following:
  • Understanding of how to build production-ready container platforms, integrated with existing enterprise systems
  • Knowledge of how to deploy source code into running, scalable containers in automated fashion at enterprise scale
  • Practical experience with our offerings

Within 6 months, be ready to implement a routine container platform project by attaining the following:
  • Successful, collaborative delivery of customer requirements using Red Hat OpenShift
  • Knowledge of how a customer use case can be developed into a project plan and how those requirements align with Red Hat's technologies
  • Understanding of how Red Hat's technologies can transform software delivery (DevOps) practices at large organizations

Within 12 months, begin to demonstrate technical leadership in container platforms by accomplishing the following:
  • Successfully implementing complex, large-scale container platform solutions in challenging customer environments
  • Helping other consultants learn DevOps and container technologies and processes
  • Contributing lessons learned, best practices, and how-tos to our internal and external communities of practice
  • Applying new technologies, frameworks, or methodologies to container platforms

What you will bring
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree, or higher in computer science or a technical discipline
  • 5+ years of technology experience like consulting, IT, operations, help desk, service desk, development, and related internships
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux system administration, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or a derivative
  • 2+ years of platform scripting experience with Ruby, Python, or Go
  • Experience contributing to successful modern cloud platform consulting engagements
  • Linux proficiency, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Broad and deep technical experience with one or more virtualization and cloud technologies like OpenStack, Red Hat Virtualization, VMWare vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM Cloud, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure
  • Applied knowledge and experience working in agile, scrum, and DevOps teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Practical and experienced knowledge of Kubernetes on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), or Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is a plus

About Red Hat
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.
Benefits
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.
More Information on Red Hat
Red Hat operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Raleigh, NC. Red Hat was founded in 1993. It has 20000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 170 open jobs at Red Hat, click here.
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