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OpenShift Consultant
Job ID:24847
Baltimore, Maryland


Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as an OpenShift Principal Consultant and be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the OpenShift Principal Consultant, you will guide the adoption of container and middleware solutions in our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. You will win the trust and confidence of customer engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of our solutions. You will also play a crucial role in bringing together cross-functional teams from product business, product engineering, support, professional services, and sales teams to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. Additionally, you will:

  • Serve as a customer advocate within these teams, architecting the right solutions and ensuring that those solutions are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way
  • Deliver successful discovery, analysis, and design workshops for small to medium teams of both technical and non-technical backgrounds that shape the customer use cases and architecture design decisions
  • Scope delivery projects and guide customers through successful pilot and production deployments
  • Oversee the design, creation, and delivery of content that enables the Presales, Consulting, and Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE) teams to sell, service, and support our cloud solutions at scale
  • Work closely with government stakeholders to provide guidance in the implementation of OpenShift with a DevOps focus, using a broad set of middleware frameworks
  • Implement enterprise solutions based on OpenShift, integrating with OpenStack Platform and similar Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technologies as well as application development tools and software life cycle processes
  • Work closely with product business, product engineering, consulting, support, and sales teams to ensure excellent customer experience
  • Contribute to the development of repeatable methodologies and tools designed to scale services capabilities, promote repeatable customer engagements, and lower delivery risk
  • Work with customers to foster a metric-oriented, continuous improvement of their processes
  • Create next-generation application platform automation solutions based around containers and container orchestration using technologies like RHEL, Ansible Automation, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Demonstrate expertise in cloud, container, and DevOps communities by producing outstanding whitepapers and webinars, code contributions to relevant projects, and speeches at industry-leading conferences
  • Work with customers to advocate across teams to enhance the delivery capabilities of OpenShift and a DevOps methodology
  • Work with customers on the writing of business justifications if needed

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • At least 8 years of experience in a solutions architect, enterprise architect, or architect consulting delivery role
  • At least 4 years of experience focused on cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
  • At least 2 years of experience focused on containers, Kubernetes, and DevOps
  • Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology field
  • Solid background in consultative customer engagement with either a major consulting services team or within the services division of a major software company
  • Proven record of working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior IT and business executives
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including experience presenting to C-level executives at large firms
  • Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and solutions
  • Proven ability to work seamlessly with distributed cross-functional teams to achieve success on behalf of customers
  • Good balance of strategic and tactical skills with a high level of mental agility and capacity for original thought
  • Willingness to study and an ability to quickly learn and put new knowledge into practice
  • Passion for open source, software, tooling, and automation
  • Intermediate-level scripting skills in Bash or Python
  • Willingness to travel 20 to 25%
  • Ability to come work at a customer site in Baltimore, MD, Monday to Thursday

Great Additional Skills:

  • Broad and deep technical experience with one or more container, virtualization, and cloud technologies like Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization, Kubernetes, Docker, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Microsoft Azure
  • Deep understanding of working with DISA, NIST, CIS, or STIG security guidelines and how to adhere to them
  • Experience across one or more vertical industry areas
  • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with open source communities via email and IRC
  • Experience working in a quality assurance (QA) role or working with service desk, Bugzilla, Jira, ticketing systems, or bug tracking tools
  • Familiarity with security fundamentals at the infrastructure including cloud and hypervisor) and operating system levels


At Resolvit, you’ll be given the support you need to grow in your consulting career. In addition to opportunities for advancement, we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long-term and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Professional support from our Client & Employee Optimization Specialist

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About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core areas: Infrastructure Modernization, Application Development Services, Enterprise Data Management & Analytics, Knowledge & Content Management, and Strategic Staffing.