• Senior Consultant - DevOps and Middleware

    Location AU-North Sydney
    Posting date 2 months ago(3/12/2018 6:31 AM)
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  • 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

    Represent Red Hat in customer engagements and at technical forums, speaking to audiences varying from customer architects, engineers, and developers to community user groups about Red Hat technologies, solutions, and services. The Red Hat Consulting is looking for an experienced Senior Middleware Consultant with Java development and DevOps experience to join our team of open source experts in Sydney, Australia. In this role, you’ll join a fast-growing organization that is at the forefront of helping customers guide digital transformation and modern IT architectures as they grow in existing and new markets. The role requires you to work with innovative enterprise open source software like OpenShift by Red Hat, Red Hat JBoss EAP and Red Hat JBoss Fuse, 3scale by Red Hat, Ansible by Red Hat, and open source development frameworks for hosting and building modern applications and services. You will be responsible for providing technical leadership to small to medium-sized project teams while ensuring the quality of customer deliverables for one or more projects. You’ll apply well-developed technology, consulting, business, and process expertise in the implementation of quality work, while actively coaching and mentoring others. We will need you to be experienced in building customer relationships because you will often play a key role in managing customer expectations.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Become a respected and trusted Red Hat subject matter expert at the customer site, addressing their architectural, technical, development and strategic IT requirements
    • Implement and integrate Red Hat container and application development technologies with possibilities for learning and developing your skills in Red Hat JBoss BPMS and Red Hat JBoss BRMS
    • Define overall system architectures, manage software specification, installation and configuration and design, testing, and deployment of Red Hat open source solutions
    • Work with senior associates to promote the adoption of automation techniques and DevOps processes to improve the development life cycle including infrastructure and application uptime, availability, and time-to-market
    • Develop continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipelines using Jenkins, Bamboo, and associated tooling
    • Develop and implement automation and integration for our customers’ container and application infrastructure solutions using Ansible, Puppet, Python, or Ruby
    • Collaborate with project and customer team members to meet timelines and goals
    • Contribute to project documentation and diagrams, including quality assurance and ticket and bug management
    • Participate in mentoring and knowledge transfer to clients
    • Contribute your knowledge and experience back to the wider Red Hat community so other teams and customers can benefit

    Required skills

    • 7+ years of experience working with enterprise customers on a range of application development and deployment projects in an on-site capacity
    • 7+ years of experience as a Java application developer with experience of developing JEE applications, integration services, microservices, and APIs
    • Excellent technical capabilities in modern methodologies like Agile and DevOps, and associated capabilities like automation, orchestration, and configuration management
    • Expert technical capabilities in DevOps practices and tooling like Maven, Jenkins, and Bamboo
    • Experience of Red Hat (or upstream) application development technologies like JBoss Fuse (Camel), AMQ (ActiveMQ), BPM Suite and BRMS (or drools)
    • Experience with containers and container management technologies like OpenShift by Red Hat, Docker, and Kubernetes
    • Willingness to travel to the major cities in Australia and New Zealand
    • Balance of technical expertise, excellent communication skills, and passion for open source software and communities

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