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Cloud Consultant - Switzerland
Location CH-RemotePosting date 6 days ago(6 days ago)
Job ID 62514 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 Consultant to join us in Switzerland. In this role, you will learn new solutions and technologies and continue to develop your core base of expertise while working on-site at customers sites within Switzerland. You‘ll play a key role in our customers‘ evolution in enterprise development and help make our solutions both practical and workable for their businesses. You’ll guide the on-site implementation of Red Hat’s technologies. As a Cloud Consultant, you will work to gain understanding of customer 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, e.g., Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat Satellite, OpenShift by Red Hat, cloud computing and continuous delivery (CD) tools like Puppet, Foreman, etc.
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 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 these concepts to customer needs
Ideally several years of experience in a consulting delivery role; 1+ year(s) focused on cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
Technical experience with virtualization and cloud technologies like Red Hat OpenStack Platform or OpenShift by Red Hat, Red Hat Virtualization, VMware vSphere, etc.
Expert-level knowledge of either cloud networking (SDN) or storage (object and block) disciplines and DevOps models and technologies
Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with the open source communities via email and IRC
Willingness to work as part of a geographically distributed team while demonstrating flexibility and initiative
Excellent language skills in English. German language skills are a plus

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About the company

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. And as the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat enables the creation of relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Red Hat is an S&P company with more than 70 offices spanning the globe, empowering our customers' businesses and mission critical IT demands.

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