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Cloud Architect
Location DE-RemotePosting date 3 weeks ago(10/23/2018 12:17 PM)
Job ID 66131 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 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

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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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