Senior Consultant - Ansible, Active Secret Clearance

Red Hat - California

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.

Red Hat's Public Sector Consulting team is looking for a Senior Consultant to join us in San Diego, CA. In this role, you will promote the adoption of Red Hat's solutions at our key government agencies. You’ll work on customer sites to win the trust and confidence of customer engineering, development, and operations teams by matching their requirements and use cases with functional capabilities of our solutions. As a Senior Consultant, you’ll need to have detailed working knowledge of and practical experience with Red Hat Ansible Automation and a high level of familiarity with Chef, Puppet, Salt, and similar technologies on the market. You’ll also need to use your solid understanding of DevOps methodologies and tools to apply them within target organizations. This is a remote position with weekly Monday-Thursday travel to customer sites and can be located anywhere in North America (NA) within close proximity to an airport. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business and hold an active Secret clearance.

Serve as a Red Hat Ansible Automation on-site subject matter expert
Deliver and support the deployment of Red Hat Ansible Automation for enterprises
Design, create, and deliver content that will enable us to design, service, and support our automation solutions at scale

Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology domain
5+ years of experience in a solutions architect, enterprise architect, or architect consulting delivery role
4+ years of experience with cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
Solid background in a consultative customer engagement role with a major consulting services organization or in the services division of a major software company
Proven ability to work seamlessly with distributed cross-functional teams to achieve success on behalf of customers
Ability to study on your own and quickly learn and put into practice new facts
Passion for open source, software, tooling, and automation
Intermediate-level scripting skills in Bash or Python
Experience implementing a continuous integration (CI) or continuous development (CD) pipeline
Active Secret government clearance
Broad and deep technical experience with one or more virtualization and cloud technologies like Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Microsoft Azure is a plus

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