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RedHat Senior Ansible Automation Consultant - Central Region US - Remote Based in Illinois

Job summary

The Red Hat Ansible Consulting team is looking for a Senior Ansible Automation Consultant to join us. In this role, you will promote the adoption of Red Hat's solutions at our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. You’ll work both in person and remotely to win the trust and confidence of customers’ engineering, development, and operations teams by matching their requirements and use cases with functional capabilities of our solutions. As a Senior Ansible Automation Consultant, you’ll need to have detailed working knowledge and practical experience with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 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 travel to customer sites that can be located anywhere in North America within close proximity to an airport. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Serve as the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform on-site subject matter expert

  • Deliver and support the deployment of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform for enterprises

  • Design, create, and deliver content that will enable us to design, service, and support our automation solutions at scale

  • Frequent travel in the future will be required to work alongside leading financial services, retail, telecommunication, and institutional customers, in line with Red Hat COVID guidelines

Required skills

  • Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology domain

  • 8+ years of experience working 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 record of working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior IT and business executives

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; considerable experience presenting to C-level executives at large firms

  • Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and solutions

  • Proven ability to work seamlessly with distributed cross-functional teams to achieve success on behalf of customers

  • Good balance of strategic and tactical skills; high level of mental agility and capacity for original thought

  • Ability to study on your own and quickly learn and put into practice new facts

  • Passion for open source, software, tooling, and automation

  • Intermediate scripting skills in Bash or Python

  • Experience implementing a continuous integration (CI) or continuous development (CD) pipeline

  • 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

  • Knowledge of container management and orchestration tools

  • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with open source communities by email and IRC

  • Familiarity with security fundamentals at the infrastructure and operating system level, including the cloud environment and hypervisors

  • Experience across one or more industry areas is a plus

  • Experience working in a quality assurance role or with ticketing systems or bug tracking tools is a plus


About Red Hat

is the world’s leading provider of enterprisesoftware 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.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional 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.

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 US IL

Posting date 6 days ago (1/13/2021 8:08 AM)

Job ID 83822

Category Consulting

Remote base Remote - US