• Cloud Architect - U.K.

    Location GB-London
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2019 7:13 AM)
    Job ID
    62522
    Category
    Consulting
  • 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 Services team is looking for a Cloud Architect to join us in London, U.K. In this role, you will work at the customer site as a subject matter expert in Red Hat's infrastructure and cloud technology. You'll answer questions about best practices around reliability, scalability, maintainability, high availability, and failover setups, as well as lead the on-site delivery and implementation of Red Hat's technology that delivers freedom, flexibility, and performance. As a Cloud Architect, you will gain understanding of the infrastructure and business issues of our customers and make recommendations appropriate to their environments. This is a great opportunity to build on your core base of knowledge and work in a fast-paced environment promoting Red Hat's solutions.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Serve as a subject matter expert at the customer site, addressing the technical, developmental, or strategic IT needs
    • Manage problem identification, system architecture definition, software specification and design, testing, and deployment of open source solutions
    • Learn new technologies and apply these concepts to customer needs
    • Adapt to changing customer requirements
    • Respond to incidents, escalations, and exceptions in a professional manner

    Required skills

    • Several years of experience working in a consulting role; ability to deliver in one-on-one assignments
    • Excellent knowledge of infrastructure technologies on a delivery level
    • Experience implementing virtualization technologies in an enterprise setting and with enterprise-wide deployments
    • Practical delivery experience with infrastructure and cloud topics
    • Knowledge of one or more of Red Hat's infrastructure solutions like Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, or Red Hat OpenShift
    • Good customer-facing skills; ability to present to customers and guide customer interactions
    • Excellent written and verbal language skills in English
    • Understanding of the open source community
    • Excellent problem-solving, project management, and planning skills
    • Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) certification is a plus
      Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification, or the ability to get it within a few weeks of being hired, is a plus
    • Willingness to travel up to 50-75%


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