Red Hat Systems Architect

DC Metro Area
Job Description
SG2 Recruiting is a Red Hat Public Sector Team recruiting partner and we are seeking senior systems architects to join their growing team creating innovative open source solutions for government clients. Responsible for post sales architectural project delivery and support, you will apply consulting experience, systems architecture as well as strong knowledge of relevant IT trends to solve complex problems. You don't need to have Red Hat Certifications just the technical curiosity and willingness to learn! Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Serving as the lead consultant on a large consulting projects utilizing several different technologies to create and architect the solution
  • Coordinating architecture and dependencies with other teams in a broad technical context, and demonstrating an understanding of the consequences of technological choices
  • Applying proven industry standards and practices as they relate to projects and solutions led by the architect
  • Remaining current on IT trends pertaining to their area of practice (e.g., Agile, DevOps, containerization, microservices)
  • Identifying client opportunities spanning multiple technical disciplines
  • Serving as a technical mentor for consultants, providing valuable, timely, and accurate technical leadership by sharing knowledge and best practices associated with Red Hat product stack, including OSes, virtualization, middleware, storage, messaging, and cloud
Required Qualifications:
  • 8+ years experience as a consultant, system architect or implementation lead, operating in a senior capacity in the open source community
  • BS degree in computer science, MIS or related field
  • Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology domain
  • 4+ years focused on cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
  • Strong background in consultative customer engagement with either a major consulting services organization or within the services division of a major software company
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills, including extensive experience presenting to C-level executives at large firm
  • Strong balance of strategic and tactical skills with a high level of intellectual agility and capacity for original thought
  • The ability to self-study and quickly learn and put into practice new topics
  • Passion for Open Source, software, tooling, and automation
  • Intermediate level scripting (bash, python)
  • Willingness to travel between 25% - 50%
Desired Qualifications:
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Certification
  • Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) Certification
  • Ability to obtain and maintain US Government clearances up to TS/SCI with poly

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