OpenShift Consultant

Job Title: OpenShift Consultant

JOB ID: 19-02701

City: Houston

State: TX

Genuent is hiring an OpenShift Consultant for our direct client in Houston, TX. Some travel to Harrisburg, PA will be required for this role. Qualified candidate should send their resume (Word format) to Nate Ackerman at

OpenShift Consultant – Houston, TX
*** Strong experience in OpenShift will be a requirement for this role. ***
The main focus of this role will be to assist in the implementation and actualization of Red Hat OpenShift.

Position Core Responsibilities:
  • Perform in technical role in the construction of a new data management platform
  • Upon deployment of the solution, will be expected to administer, support and perform capacity planning for system components.
  • Participate in full development life cycle from definition to design to delivery
  • Meet aggressive deadlines with focus on technical quality and system performance
  • Deliver testable and maintainable distributed systems
Qualifications and Experience:
  • 5+ years executing in a DevOps or System Engineer role
  • Strong hands-on experience in RedHat OpenShift
  • 2+ years of experience with Docker/Docker-Compose, building and managing containers with Kubernetes, DCOS, Mesos or other relevant experience
  • 4+ years Linux background with a broad understanding of managing and provisioning Linux based VMs
  • 2+ years of experience with Jenkins or other CI/CD tools
  • 2+ years of experience working with Chef, Puppet, Ansible or similar technologies
  • 2+ years of experience in implementing solutions utilizing cloud technologies (AWS preferred)
  • Highly technical experience in implementing distributed enterprise solutions
  • Proven track record of deploying system components for high volume data solutions including utilization of caching and distribution technologies like Kafka and Redis
  • Working experience in building and owning successful system monitoring solutions
  • Experience working with Oracle and/or SQL databases; NoSQL preferred
  • Knowledgeable in Java application development
  • Experience working in an agile scrum development model
Personal Characteristics:
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Able to work in a high pressure on-call environment with changing priorities
  • Proactive and customer focused “make it work” mentality
  • Highly responsive, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Resourceful and able to think creatively and adapt

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