Technical Consultant

Technical Consultant

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    Slough, Berkshire

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    £400.00 - £450.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Drew Derry

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    1 Month

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Technical Consultant
Location: Slough, UK
Rate: £450 per day
Duration: 1 Month
Start: ASAP

Job Introduction:
We are building on their heritage of enterprise Datacenter transformation services and become a leading EMEA partner for Red Hat and Cloud Architecture. We are looking for an experienced consultant to support the delivery of its enterprise proposition. As a delivery consulting role, the right candidates will be engaging and articulate IT professionals, with proven hands-on experience of building RedHat OpenStack cloud architectures, ideally experienced with Red Hat OpenStack and OpenShift. The role requires an individual who can keep up to speed with this fast-evolving IT engagement, work well with consulting and customer teams through the adoption of Opensource software & DevOps practices.

Main Responsibilities:
*Serve as a technical SME for a high paced customer engagement based on the build of a modern private cloud environment built on RedHat Enterprise Linux, OpenStack and OpenShift platforms and provide technical input to the design and implementation of the solution.
*Consult and advise on complex enterprise container solutions, that support CaaS/PaaS adoption across Hybrid and Multi-Cloud provider infrastructures and services
*Work with project and consulting peers to understand and assist customer in building their private cloud adoption.
*Work with Solutions Architects and customer Engineers to design and accelerate customer adoption of cloud and container technologies.
*Involved in working closely with customers to ensure you understand their business needs, development practices and architectures, with a view to modernising their build and run capabilities on cloud and container solutions
*Prepare, attend customer workshops and meetings

The Ideal Candidate:
*Advanced knowledge and hands-on experience in common programming language (e.g. Python, Java, PHP, JavaScript)
*Experience of RedHat Satellite deployment
*Experience in applying agile methods and DevOps practices for CI/CD and working with common application programming languages, runtimes and frameworks (eg, JavaScript, Node.js, Python, Ruby, PHP, Perl, .NET)
*2+ years using automated application build and deployment pipelines integrated with Red Hat OpenStack and OpenShift based container platforms
*Good technical skills and knowledge if operating systems (Linux or Windows)
*Understanding of container runtime, orchestrator, networking and storage concepts.
*Knowledge of systems monitoring and management tools for application running on public cloud services (eg, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Azure's - Monitor, Log Analytics, Application Insights etc.)
*Experience of CI/CD, SCM and automation tooling, (e.g. Jenkins, Git and Ansible)
*Technical knowledge of Red Hat OpenStack
*Technical knowledge of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and using its developer build and deployment tools would be beneficial
*Working knowledge of application security best practices, and methods required to secure automated pipelines and operations

If you are interested in this role, can recommend anyone, or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Drew Derry on 01932 83 7792 or via email on