• Location: USA, Texas, Houston
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 7th Oct, 2019
  • Reference: 1007lf1_1570481063
Company Description

This Client leverages leading open source technologies to establish DevOps infrastructures and replace proprietary hardware with software-defined solutions that support hybrid cloud environments and lower overall IT costs. Red Hat is one of this clients key partners. This client is one of the original members of Red Hat's Apex Partner Program. In order to be an Apex Partner this client provides consultant resources to Red Hat in the areas of DevOps, hybrid cloud infrastructure, cloud-native application development, and automation and management.

Job Description

This client is looking for an ​OpenShift Engineer to join this client and work on Red Hat projects. The position would be based in Phoenix, Arizona with opportunities for significant travel in the US. In this role, you will join a fast-growing organization that is at the forefront of helping customers guide digital transformation and IT architectures as they grow their existing markets or enter new ones. Serving as a trusted advisor you'll become a crucial part of the customer experience, establishing long-term and trusted relationships with the customers along the way. As OpenShift​ Engineer you'll shape and translate digital strategies and business problems of our customers into technology solutions and then link these to the Red Hat's value proposition.

General requirements

* Candidate must have work authorization in the United States.

Mandatory requirements

* A minimum of 5 years of industry experience
* Strong hands-on RHEL and RHEL-based distros experience
* Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) minimum
* Strong hands-on experience with OpenShift 3.x
* Strong hands-on experience with Ansible
* Strong hands-on experience with Docker containers including container management platforms like Kubernetes/Docker Swarm
* Ability to design a solution from ground-up
* Ability to whiteboard solutions interactively with customers
* Ability to develop clear and full architectural documentation
* Ability to think in terms of business needs, not just technology ● Team player

Additional requirements (will be a plus)

* Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
* Strong scripting skills (Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl)
* Experience with CRI-O container runtime
* Experience with Red Hat Identity Management/FreeIPA
* Experience with Red Hat Gluster Storage/GlusterFS ● Understanding of DevOps processes such as CI/CD
* Understanding of SELinux and container security mechanisms supported by OpenShift
* Hands-on experience with Jenkins or other CI/CD tools
* Ability to write Jenkinsfiles to describe CI/CD pipelines
* Hands-on experience with GIT and/or GitHub/GitLab/BitBucket products
* Broad knowledge of software development and software testing methodologies
* Experience with public cloud providers AWS, MS Azure, GCE
* Prior to consulting, advisory, or professional services experience is preferred
* Experience with performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems analysis
* Active community member and contributor to open source projects; ● Ability to travel ~70%;


* Act as a subject matter expert on OpenShift and container ecosystem
* Design and implement OpenShift installations that fit customer's needs
* Design and implement CI/CD pipelines and integrate them with 3rd party tools, like Twistlock
* Provide technical leadership and technical guidance
* Participate in customer's workshops and providing presentations of the proposed solution;
* Acts as a technical liaison between clients, service engineering teams, and support
* Review and audit existing application deployment strategies
* Perform profiling and troubleshooting of existing solutions
* Create technical documentation to facilitate knowledge transfer


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