Red Hat Senior Ansible Automation Consultant in Remote, North Carolina
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.
Red Hat's Ansible Consulting team is looking for a Senior Ansible Automation Consultant to join us. In this role, you will promote the adoption of Red Hat's solutions at our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. You’ll work both in-person and remotely to win the trust and confidence of customer engineering, development, and operations teams by matching their requirements and use cases with functional capabilities of our solutions. As a Senior Ansible Automation Consultant, you’ll need to have detailed working knowledge and practical experience with Ansible by Red Hat and a high level of familiarity with Chef, Puppet, Salt, and similar technologies on the market. You’ll also need to use your solid understanding of DevOps methodologies and tools to apply them within target organizations. This is a remote position with weekly travel to client sites and can be located anywhere in North America within close proximity to an airport.
Primary job responsibilities
Serve as the Ansible by Red Hat on-site subject matter expert
Deliver and support the deployment of Ansible by Red Hat automation for enterprises
Design, create, and deliver content that will enable us to design, service, and support our automation solutions at scale
Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology domain
8+ years of experience in a solutions architect, enterprise architect, or architect consulting delivery role
4+ years of experience with cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
Solid background in a consultative customer engagement role with a major consulting services organization or in the services division of a major software company
Proven track record of working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior IT and business executives
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; considerable experience presenting to C-level executives at large firms
Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and solutions
Proven ability to work seamlessly with distributed cross-functional teams to achieve success on behalf of customers
Good balance of strategic and tactical skills; high level of mental agility and capacity for original thought
Ability to study on your own and quickly learn and put into practice new facts
Passion for open source, software, tooling, and automationIntermediate-level scripting in bash or python
Experience implementing a continuous integration (CI) or continuous development (CD) pipeline
Broad and deep technical experience with one or more virtualization and cloud technologies like Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Microsoft Azure
Knowledge of container management and orchestration tools
Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with open source communities by email and IRC
Familiarity with security fundamentals at the infrastructure and operating system level, including the cloud environment and hypervisors
Willingness to travel up to 75%
Experience across one or more industry areas is preferred
Experience working in a quality assurance role or with ticketing systems or bug tracking tools is a plus
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Job ID 48770
Posting date 9/6/2017
Remote base Raleigh