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Red Hat Senior Consultant - Platform-as-a-Service, PaaS in Beijing, China

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 Consultant to join us in Beijing, China. In this role, you’ll guide 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 remote, you will win the trust and confidence of customer engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of our solutions. You will also play a crucial role in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat’s product business, product engineering, support, professional services, and sales teams to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. As a Senior Consultant, you’ll serve as a customer advocate within these teams, delivering the right solutions and ensuring that those solutions are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Guide the on-site implementation of technologies like Red Hat Middleware, Red Hat OpenShift, 3scale by Red Hat, and Red Hat Mobile Application Platform

  • Gain understanding of customer infrastructures and application and business needs, make recommendations to resolve issues, and help them make strategic decisions

  • Build enterprise applications and capabilities around cloud technologies to streamline development and enable continuous feature release of applications

  • Demonstrate expert technical capabilities in three or more of Red Hat or JBoss offerings

  • and good technical capabilities in the remainder of Red Hat's portfolio of offerings and solutions

  • Serve as a technical mentor to consultants, providing valuable, timely, and accurate technical mentoring

  • Explain and help mentor customer personnel on Red Hat’s delivery methodologies, including waterfall, iterative, and agile

Required skills

  • 3+ years of experience in a related technology position

  • 3+ years of experience with OpenStack implementation and support; ability to implement openstack environment with more than thirty nodes on your own is a plus

  • 5+ years of experience with cloud and Linux technologies

  • Experience with automation frameworks and tools like Puppet, Red Hat Ansible Automation, or CFEngine

  • Advanced skills with command line tools and scripting like Ruby or Python

  • Familiarity with Keystone, Nova, Neutron, Glance, Cinder, Heat, and Horizon frameworks, knowledge of parameter configuration and tuning, and good troubleshooting skills

  • Familiarity with HAProxy, RabbitMQ, Galera, Pacemaker, and TripleO software

  • Familiarity with the multilayer virtual switch Open vSwitch (OVS)

  • Background in designing and delivering implementations using cloud infrastructure technologies and providers

  • Thorough knowledge of either cloud networking, especially software-defined networking (SDN), or object and block storage disciplines and DevOps models and technologies

  • Extensive experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) administration and design

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and good presentation skills

  • Passion for open source, software, tooling, and automation

  • Experience directing a small team in a technical leadership capacity

  • Ability to serve as a technical lead on a basic project

  • Ability to engage with customers as part of the presales process for services

  • Ability to identify and shape the delivery methodology to meet customer project management requirements

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Job ID 68952

Category Consulting