Red Hat Container Infrastructure Senior Consultant - Remote Based in Chicago, Illinois
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Specialize in the design and development of automated container platforms, deployment pipelines, and cloud-ready application architectures. The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Container Infrastructure Senior Consultant to join our consulting operations or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and DevOps practice. In this role, you will learn to design and guide implementations of cloud-ready applications and deployment pipelines on large-scale container platform clusters using Java, Node.js, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible by Red Hat, and OpenShift by Red Hat. You won't be expected to know everything on day one, but your ability to learn new technology quickly will be essential. This is a remote position with weekly travel to client sites and can be located anywhere in the U.S. within close proximity to an airport. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.
Primary job responsibilities
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
5+ years of technology experience like consulting, 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 the Ruby, Python, or Go languages
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Willingness to travel up to 75%
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 OpenShift by Red Hat
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
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Job ID 63458
Remote base US-TX-Remote