Red Hat Container Infrastructure Architect - Remote Based in Plano, Texas

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

Specialize in the implementation of automated container platforms, deployment pipelines, and cloud-ready application architectures. The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Container Infrastructure Architect to join our regional consulting operations or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and DevOps practice. In this role, you will learn to implement modern cloud infrastructure and delivery workflows on large-scale container platform clusters using Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible by Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, 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

  • Design automated, containerized cloud application platform solutions with a focus on application concerns, including cloud-ready distributed application architectures, migrating workloads to containers, containerized development workflows, and integrating container platforms with automated continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipelines

  • Assist in presales discovery and solutions development

  • Learn new technologies quickly, including topics like container orchestration, container registries, container build strategies, and microservices on container platforms

  • Travel frequently to work alongside leading financial services, retail, telecommunication, and institutional customers

Required skills

  • 8+ years of software architecture experience; 4+ of those years specifically focused on cloud-ready application design and deployment

  • Some experience with Linux, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or a derivative

  • Solid creative problem-solving skills

  • Background working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior IT and business executives

  • 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 stand up 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 design container platform solutions and lead routine container platform projects by attaining the following:

  • Successfully completing multiple customer projects using OpenShift by Red Hat

  • Knowledge of how a customer use case can be developed into a system architecture and project plan based around Red Hat’s technologies

  • Understanding of how Red Hat’s technologies can transform software delivery (DevOps) practices at large organizations

  • Contributing lessons learned, best practices, and how-tos to our internal and external communities of practice

  • Within 12 months, be ready to design multi-product cloud solutions and demonstrate technical leadership in container platforms by accomplishing the following:

  • Designing and leading complex, large-scale implementations of container platform technologies in challenging customer environments

  • Helping other consultants learn DevOps and container technologies and processes

  • Applying new technologies, frameworks, or methodologies to container platforms

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Job ID 63459

Category Consulting

Remote base US-TX-Remote