RedHat Storage Practice Manager in United States
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.
The Red Hat Services team is looking for a Storage Practice Manager to join our Solutions and Technology Practice team. In this role, you will stimulate growth within the team through thought leadership, repeatable solutions, and enablement. Building out the storage practice, you will be responsible for leading a team of architects and consultants in the development, delivery, and enablement of enterprise-level, repeatable solutions associated with key Red Hat's technology sets. As a Storage Practice Manager, you will serve as a lead in building out Red Hat Consulting team’s storage strategy and practices while cooperating directly with our Red Hat Storage portfolio, engineering, and sales teams. This is a remote position which should ideally be based near one of our U.S. Red Hat offices or near a major U.S. airport to enable travel across the U.S. and Canada. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.
Primary job responsibilities
Manage and lead an outstanding consulting team of software-defined storage architects and consultants that is supportive of its members, collaborates on solutions, and is receptive to new ideas to facilitate the best use of our offerings and open source technologies
Manage and own the container portfolio solutions from creation to the enablement of sales, consultants, and partners
Lead the development of enterprise-level, repeatable container platform and container orchestration solutions with Red Hat’s technologies
Create frameworks and processes for customer and consulting teams to deliver repeatable and consistent solutions
Communicate on a consistent basis with your team, manager, business unit, sales teams, and key stakeholders that focus on the emerging technology
Coordinate with the regional resource managers to provide architects and consultants to support project delivery and provide enablement on the technologies and solutions
Partner and engage with key customer and Red Hat stakeholders to build out a referral base for the solutions and to evangelize the solutions
Establish yourself as a trusted adviser, both technically and professionally, at Red Hat and with customers
Competence to quickly embrace and understand new technologies; ability to assimilate new information and understand complex topics
Experience with and demonstrated expertise in management of a professional services team, including customer-facing skills with highly technical associates
Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology domain
Broad and deep technical experience with software-defined storage platform and related technologies, including Red Hat Ceph
Storage, Red Hat Gluster Storage, other competitive storage platforms, and Red Hat Openshift Container Storage
Experience developing and delivering storage solutions in cloud environments, including Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization, and Red Hat Openshift
Solid knowledge of and operational experience with new services methodology related to agile and DevOps
8+ years of experience working in a solutions architect, enterprise architect, or architect consulting delivery role
Background and experience working in a consulting services organization or within the services division of a major software company
Proven record of working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior developers, IT, and business executives
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including extensive experience presenting to C-level executives at large firms
Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and services
Proven ability to work seamlessly with distributed cross-functional teams to achieve success on behalf of customers
Balance of strategic and tactical skills with a high level of mental agility, problem-solving skills, and capacity for original thought
Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with open source communities via email and collaboration tools
Ability to study on your own and quickly learn and put new topics into practice
Passion for open source, software, tooling, and automation
Willingness to travel weekly to Red Hat and customer locations throughout the United States and Canada
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Job ID 71345