Network Infrastructure Automation Consultant

United States - Remote | Red Hat | Full-time | Fully remote

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Overview: 

Crossvale Inc. is looking for passionate individuals to make meaningful contributions to some of today’s most complex problems. You’ll have an opportunity to work with emerging technologies and apply them to enterprise level organizations. We are committed to developing our engineers skills and creating an environment of success around trust and teamwork.  

Containerized enterprise solutions deployed to on-prem, hybrid cloud and public cloud is the future. Crossvale is a Red Hat Premier Partner and together we provide best in class solutions to strategic customers across the US and Europe markets. 

The individual will be part of a team dedicated to the sale and delivery of complex solutions or services to businesses. An exceptional Solution Architect must have extensive knowledge of Crossvale and Red Hat’s products and services and must understand how they can be applied to bring customers success and value. The individual will support the sales team and win new business. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations explaining products and services to customers and potential customers
  • Demonstrate how a product will meet client needs
  • Collaborate with sales teams to understand customer requirements and provide sales support
  • Modify and configure products to meet customer needs
  • Help in researching and developing new products
  • Take full responsibility for the technical aspects of the sales cycle including general evangelism, introductory meetings, supporting bid responses, product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and the coordination of additional supporting technical resources. Identify and handle key customer technical objections, prescriptively guiding them to success 
  • Work with customers to understand their specific needs and translate internally into products / services
  • Work with senior leadership at clients to make sure client needs are met
  • Develop technical solutions for client-specific use cases
  • Continuously develop relationships at the "implementation" level within each customer relationship
  • Provide pre-sales technical assistance and product education 
  • Provide training and create support material for the sales team 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The individual must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field closely related to Information Technology such as Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems 
  • 5+ years experience in a DevOps, Software Developer or Network Administrator role
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver solutions across a broad range of tasks and clients. 
  • Experience with Python 3.x, creating REST APIs and shell scripting 
  • Ansible development using vaulting and roles 
  • A thorough understanding of everyday Git usage including branching, merging and rebasing 
  • Experience creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines 
  • Comfort with editing and debugging code in a command line environment over SSH 
  • Docker, OpenShift or Kubernetes experience 
  • Experience creating SQL tables and writing SQL queries 
  • Experience working with network gear by vendors such as Cisco, Arista, F5 or Avi 

Preferred Experience:

  • Automating compliance reporting 
  • Red Hat certified 
  • Ansible Tower experience 
  • Ansible experience administrating network devices 
  • Linux/RHEL experience 
  • Gitlab and Gitlab Pipelines 
  • Artifactory 
  • CyberArk/Conjur 
  • ELK stack, Grafana, Tableau 
  • Service Now and Service Now API interaction 
  • Network Domain tools such as Cisco Prime, Arista CVP, Infoblox 
  • Jira and Kanban exposure    

 

Crossvale is an "equal opportunity employer." Crossvale will not discriminate and will ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex.