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Senior Consultant, Container Application Development - Active Top Secret

Company: Red Hat Software
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About the job:
The Red Hat Public Sector Consulting team is looking for a Senior Consultant of Container Application Development 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 Container Platform. As a Senior 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 position with weekly Monday to Thursday travel to client sites, following Red Hats COVID-19 guidelines, 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 Top Secret clearance.

What you will do:
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) pipelinesAssist in presales discovery and solutions developmentLearn new technologies quickly, including topics like container orchestration, container registries, container build strategies, and microservices on container platformsAfter joining Red Hat, you will go through an intensive training program on Docker, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 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:Understand how to stand up production-ready container platforms, integrated with existing enterprise systemsGain knowledge of how to deploy source code into running, scalable containers in automated fashion at enterprise scaleGain practical experience with our offeringsWithin 6 months, be ready to design container platform solutions and lead routine container platform projects by attaining the following:Successfully complete multiple customer projects using Red Hat OpenShift Container PlatformGain knowledge of how a customer use case can be developed into a system architecture and project plan based around Red Hats technologiesUnderstand how Red Hats technologies can transform software delivery, e.g., DevOps, practices at large organizationsContribute lessons learned, best practices, and how-tos to our internal and external communities of practiceWithin 12 months, be ready to design multi-product cloud application solutions and demonstrate technical leadership in container platforms by accomplishing the following:Design and lead complex, large-scale application containerization, microservices development, or mono-to-micro migration projects in challenging customer environmentsHelp other consultants learn DevOps and container technologies and processesApply new technologies, frameworks, or methodologies to containerized application development and deployment

What you will bring:
5+ years of software architecture experience; 3+ of those years specifically focused on cloud-ready application design and deploymentSome experience with Linux, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or a derivativeSolid creative problem-solving skillsBackground working in a strategic advisory capacity with senior IT and business executivesExcellent presentation and communication skillsActive Top Secret government clearance#LI-REMOTE

About Red Hat:
Red Hat is the worlds leading provider of enterprise open 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.BenefitsComprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverageFlexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent careHealth Savings Account - high deductible medical planRetirement 401(k) with employer matchPaid time off and holidaysPaid parental leave plans for all new parentsLeave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leaveAdditional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Keywords: Red Hat Software, Richmond , Senior Consultant, Container Application Development - Active Top Secret, Professions , Richmond, Virginia

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