Red Hat Senior Ansible Automation Consultant - RHC Internal Mobility in Remote, 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

Gain knowledge of and familiarity with a different part of the consulting team. The Red Hat Ansible Consulting team is looking for a Senior Ansible Automation Consultant to join us. In this role, you will permanently transition from your current position to our Ansible Consulting team. While this transition is not considered a promotion, you can expect for your current reporting manager and focus area to change. You'll need to have working knowledge of 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 the target team. To move forward in this process, you will be expected to contact your current reporting manager and to apply online. In your application, please also state in a separate statement why you are looking to change and what you hope to gain from transitioning role and teams. This position is open to internal candidates only. Outside candidates, including referrals, are not being accepted at this time.

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

  • Willingness to travel frequently up to 75% to work alongside leading financial services, retail, telecommunication, and institutional customers Monday through Thursday out of the week

Required skills

  • Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology domain

  • 8+ years of experience as a solutions architect, enterprise architect, or consulting delivery architect

  • 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 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

  • Demonstrated 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 automation

  • Intermediate-level scripting skills 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

  • Familiarity with security fundamentals at the infrastructure and operating system levels, including the cloud environment and hypervisors

  • Experience across one or more industry areas is a plus

  • Experience working in a quality assurance (QA) role or with ticketing systems or bug tracking tools is a plus

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Job ID 65084

Category Consulting