Platform Consultant

Job ID: 29707
Toronto, ON
Remote: No

Job summary

A Consultant performs on site delivery and implementation of Red Hat products and offerings for the Professional Services organization of Red Hat. They are expected to have strong technical and communication skills, experience with enterprise wide deployments and a record of successful projects. They focus on delivering quality work resulting in positive customer satisfaction, while building breadth and depth of technical expertise in one or more Red Hat technologies. Their goal is to gain an understanding of the customer's infrastructure & business issues and make recommendations appropriate to the customer's environment.

Primary job responsibilities

-Routinely assess, design, and implement Red Hat's core service offerings including but not limited to Red Hat Satellite, RHEV, MRG, High Performance Computing and Grid.
-Provide written project documentation that can be distributed within Red Hat and the client management team.
-Timely notification of any deviation of time and expense incurred on a project from the original SOW.
-Bring innovative ideas, enthusiasm, and energy to the project team while identifying new business opportunities.
-Demonstrate considerable judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
-Constantly learn about new technologies and apply those concepts to customers needs.
- Proven ability to design complex solutions (e.g.., system mgt, cluster/storage, virt, RHDS, etc).
- Responsible for producing quality results and providing support to more than one project in multiple industries and various types of projects
- Manages customer expectations throughout the project
- Keeps stakeholders abreast of actual or potential issues that may affect project or company performance (profitability, customer satisfaction, etc.)
- Strong communication skills
- Explains complex concepts clearly using terms appropriate for the audience.
- Handles sensitive communications and one on one conversations with tact and communicates sensitive messages effectively.

Required skills

- Experience with enterprise wide deployments.

- Advanced knowledge of Linux kernel internals, including performance tuning experience, troubleshooting, bug fix updates and core builds.

- Advanced knowledge of system management, clustering and storage management, virtualization and directory server.

- Demonstrated experience communicating value, progress,and metrics of key projects to required stakeholders and diverse audiences.

- Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills. * Excellent communication and customer management skills.

- Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or ability to complete within 30 days of hire.

- Willingness and ability to travel 100% to perform job duties.

- Experience with SELinux, STIG, SCAP, PKI, LDAP, SSL, IPV6


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Posted date: 10/18/12