• Cloud Architect

    Location DE-Remote
    Posting date 2 months ago(10/23/2018 6:17 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 a Cloud Architect to join us in Germany. 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 superior performance. As a Cloud Architect, you will gain understanding of our customers’ infrastructure and business issues and make recommendations appropriate to their environment. 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. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Serve as the 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 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 Red Hat’s infrastructure solutions like Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat CloudForms, or Red Hat OpenStack Platform or Red Hat Openshift
    • Good customer-facing skills; ability to present to customers and guide customer interactions
    • Willingness to travel up to 75% across the German-Austrian-Swiss (DACH) region; main focus on Germany
    • Excellent written and verbal language skills in German and 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 start date, is a plus

    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.

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