Principal Consultant - Cloud/Red Hat Linux

Polar Recruitment
London (Greater)
£60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
13 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Consultant - Cloud/Red Hat Linux

Polar Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading international IT specialist for a Principal Consultant with strong Cloud and Red Hat Linux expertise to join a dynamic and highly successful consultancy practice.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar senior end to end enterprise consultancy position, encompassing presales, leading teams of technical consultants/engineers, large scale solution design and delivery.

The Principal Consultant can be based from any UK location, and will undertake assignments across the UK, so a full clean driving license and willingness to travel will be a pre-requisite for the role.

  • Complete enterprise consultancy assignments; scoping customer requirements, designing, documenting and presenting solutions and leading delivery teams.
  • Assist with Pre-Sales/Bid Support activities
  • Attend and present at customer workshops/meetings
  • Lead the design of solutions, responsible for the quality of all technical deliverables produced by the team.
  • Ensure assignments are undertaken consistently using appropriate methodology/framework
  • Produce high quality assignment documentation
  • Ensure hand over to support is successfully completed post-delivery.

Essential Skills & Experience
  • Previous experience in a similar senior/lead/principal enterprise consultancy position.
  • Experience leading other consultants/engineers on large scale assignments.
  • Presales/Bid support experience.
  • Very strong core Red Hat Linux skills, including RHEL 7 and RH Satellite 6.
  • Red Hat certification.
  • Proven experience designing and delivering large scale Linux solutions
  • Familiar with Linux based Cloud technologies.
  • Knowledge of AWS (AWS certification highly desirable).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident presenting skills.
  • Full clean driving license and willing to travel extensively for assignments
  • Experience with Openstack, Containers, Automation tools, CI tools, Programming desirable.

The Principal Consultant will be rewarded with a challenging and exciting role, working on cutting edge solutions, allied to an attractive salary package, ongoing training opportunities, and superb career advancement prospects with a market leader in the enterprise IT space.
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