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RedHat Container Application Senior Consultant- Remote Based in Illinois

Job summary

The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Senior Container Application Consultant to join us. In this role, you will specialize in the design and development of automated container platforms, deployment pipelines, and cloud-ready application architectures. You'll learn to design and guide implementations of cloud-ready applications and deployment pipelines on large-scale container platform clusters using Java, Node.js, Docker, Kubernetes, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, and Red Hat OpenShift. As a Senior Container Application Consultant, you won't be expected to know everything on day one, but your ability to learn new technology quickly will be essential. This is a remote based job that can be located anywhere in the U.S. within close proximity to an airport. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Design automated, containerized cloud application platform solutions with a focus on application concerns, including cloud-ready distributed application architectures, migrating workloads to containers, containerized development workflows, and integrating container platforms with automated continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipelines

  • Assist in presales discovery and solutions development

  • Learn new technologies quickly, including topics like container orchestration, container registries, container build strategies, and microservices on container platforms

  • Travel in the future to work alongside leading financial services, retail, telecommunication, and institutional customers, in line with Red Hat COVID guidelines

After joining Red Hat, you will go through an intensive training program on Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift technologies and related DevOps topics. Here's how your skill set will evolve and what you'll learn during your first year in the role:

At 2 months, be prepared to join a project team by acquiring the following:

  • Understanding of how to stand up production-ready container platforms, integrated with existing enterprise systems

  • Knowledge of how to deploy source code into running, scalable containers in automated fashion at enterprise scale

  • Practical experience with our offerings

Within 6 months, be ready to design container platform solutions and lead routine container platform projects by attaining the following:

  • Successfully completing multiple customer projects using OpenShift by Red Hat

  • Knowledge of how a customer use case can be developed into a system architecture and project plan based around Red Hat’s technologies

  • Understanding of how Red Hat’s technologies can transform software delivery (DevOps) practices at large organizations

  • Contributing lessons learned, best practices, and how-tos to our internal and external communities of practice

Within 12 months, be ready to design multi-product cloud application solutions and demonstrate technical leadership in container platforms by accomplishing the following:

  • Designing and leading complex, large-scale application containerization, microservices development, or "mono to micro" migration projects in challenging customer environments

  • Helping other consultants learn DevOps and container technologies and processes

  • Applying new technologies, frameworks, or methodologies to containerized application development and deployment


Required skills

  • 8+ years of software architecture experience; 4+ of those years specifically focused on cloud-ready application design and deployment

  • Some experience with Linux, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or a derivative

  • Solid creative problem-solving skills

  • Background working in a strategic advisory capacity with senior IT and business executives

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills#LI-AI1


About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

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.

Posting Location : Location Remote United States

Posting date 3 months ago (1/6/2021 2:01 PM)

Job ID 81580

Category Consulting

Remote base Remote- US