• Senior Cloud Consultant - U.K.

    Location GB-London
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(4/1/2019 11:19 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

    Enable enterprise organizations to adopt Red Hat's open source technologies. The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Senior Cloud Consultant who is passionate about open source to join us in London, U.K. In this role, you will guide the adoption of Red Hat's solutions in our key enterprise accounts. You'll win the trust and confidence of the customer engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of our solutions. As a Senior Cloud Consultant, you will also play an important part in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat's Product Engineering, Support, Professional Services, and Sales teams to meet the needs of our customers and their requirements. Red Hat Consulting offers more than just technical expertise. We're strategic advisers who take a big-picture view of our customer's organization, analyze their challenges, and help to overcome them with comprehensive, cost-effective solutions. As part of our team, you’ll help customers quickly and strategically achieve value while building enterprise-wide capabilities. Being open is core to our technologies and our consulting approach.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Routinely assess and implement Red Hat's core offerings
    • Serve as a 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
    • Keep knowledge updated through personal development and training

    Required skills

    • Demonstrated experience with IT infrastructure
    • Solid experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or other Linux distributions and preferably at least one other technology like Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, or Red Hat OpenShift
    • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills to communicate value, progress, and metrics of key projects to a diverse audience of stakeholders
    • Consulting experience; engineering and systems administration experience, providing that your experience aligns with other criteria, will also be considered
    • Ability to constantly learn about new technologies and apply these concepts to customer needs
    • Willingness to travel to customer sites; this could include extended periods of staying overnight during the week
    • Experience using cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a plus
    • Familiarity with containers and container management is an advantage

    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, veteran status, 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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