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RedHat Ansible Automation Architect - U.S. (Remote-Based) in Remote, Texas

About the job

The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for an Ansible Automation Architect to join our team. In this role, you’ll lead the adoption of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform in our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. Through a series of in-person and remote interactions, you will win the trust and confidence of customer’s engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of the solution. We’ll need you to have a thorough working knowledge and practical experience with Ansible, as well as high-level familiarity with Chef, Puppet, Salt, and others in the automation space. We’ll also expect you to have a solid understanding of network device automation and methodologies, tools, and how they can be applied within an organization. You will also play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat’s product business units, product engineering, support, professional services, and sales, to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. You’ll act as a customer advocate with these organizations to architect the right solutions and to ensure that those solutions are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way.

This is a remote position with weekly travel to customer sites and can be located anywhere in the United States within close proximity to an airport. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

What you will do

  • Deliver successful discovery, analysis, and design workshops for small to medium teams of technical and non-technical backgrounds that shape the customer’s use cases and architecture design decisions

  • Scope delivery projects and guide customers through successful pilot and production deployments

  • Design, create, and deliver content that enables the broader Red Hat organization to sell (Presales), service (Consulting), and support our cloud solutions at scale

  • Work closely with product business units, product engineering, consulting, support, and sales to ensure a world-class customer experience with Red Hat solutions

  • Contribute to the development of repeatable methodologies and tools designed to scale Red Hat’s services capabilities, promote repeatable customer engagements, and lower delivery risk

  • Demonstrate innovative thinking in DevOps community by producing world-class whitepapers, webinars, code contributions to relevant projects, and speaking at industry leading conferences

  • 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

What you will bring

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

  • 8+ years of experience as a solutions architect, enterprise architect, or architect consulting delivery role

  • 4+ years of experience focused on cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures

  • Solid background in consultative customer engagement with either a major consulting services organization or within the services division of a major software company

  • Demonstrated record of working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior IT and business executives

  • Basic understanding of network technologies and services like routing and switching, DNS, Firewalls, Load Balancers

  • Experience in Linux systems administration and managing software like Apache, MySQL, etc.

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

  • Experience with container management and orchestration tools

  • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with the open source communities via Email and IRC

  • Familiarity with security fundamentals at the infrastructure and operating system level

  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills, including extensive experience presenting to C-level executives at large firms

  • Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple products and services

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

  • Balance of strategic and tactical skills with a high level of intellectual agility and capacity for original thought

  • Ability to study and quickly learn and put into practice new topics

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

  • Intermediate level scripting skills using Bash and Python

The following will be considered a plus:

  • Proficiency in Python

  • Experience developing against APIs and web services like SOAP and REST

  • Experience with expect scripting

  • Understanding of Git

  • Experience across one or more vertical industry areas


About Red Hat

Red Hat (https://www.redhat.com/) is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source (https://www.redhat.com/en/about/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.


  • 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.

Posting Location : Location US-TX-Remote

Posting date 2 months ago (8/9/2021 10:32 AM)

Job ID 88806

Workday ID R-014687

Category Consulting