• Cloud Associate Consultant

    Location CH-Remote
    Posting date 1 week ago(2/13/2019 10:10 AM)
    Job ID
  • 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 an Associate Cloud Consultant to join us remotely in Switzerland. In this role, you will learn new solutions and technologies and continue to develop your core base of expertise while traveling to client sites within Switzerland promoting Red Hat’s solutions. You‘ll play a key role in our clients’ evolution in enterprise development and help make our solutions both practical and workable for their businesses. As an Associate Cloud Consultant, you’ll guide the on-site implementation of Red Hat’s technologies. You’ll work to gain an understanding of our clients’ infrastructure and business needs, make recommendations that resolve their issues, and help them make strategic decisions.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Routinely assess, design, and implement Red Hat’s core offerings like Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat Satellite, and cloud computing and continuous delivery (CD) like Puppet, Foreman, etc.
    • Serve as the subject matter expert at the client site, addressing the technical, developmental, or strategic IT needs
    • Manage problem identification, system architecture definition, software specification and design, testing, and deployment of complex open source solutions
    • Adapt to changing customer requirements
    • Respond to incidents, escalations, and exceptions in a professional manner

    Required skills

    • Excellent technical skills in designing Linux solutions, system configuration, and system administration
    • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills to communicate value, progress, and metrics of key projects to a diverse audience of stakeholders
    • Ability to constantly learn about new technologies and apply those concepts to customers’ needs
    • 2+ years of experience in a consulting delivery role
    • 1+ years experience in working on cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
    • Technical experience with virtualization and cloud technologies like Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat Virtualization, VMware vSphere, etc.
    • Good knowledge of either software-defined cloud networking (SDN), or object and block storage disciplines and DevOps models and technologies
    • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with the open source communities via email and Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
    • Willingness to work as part of a geographically dispersed team while demonstrating flexibility and initiative
    • Excellent language skills in German and in English

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.



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