Windows Automation Solution Architect

Offer by CGS (Computer Generated Solutions)




About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


ansible, automation, windows

Job description

Position: Windows AutomationSolution Architect

Job location: Remote (25% travel within US)

Corporate Profile:

CGS Canada, a division of Computer Generated Solutions, Inc., is home to the Learning Development and Channel services team. We provide custom learning solutions, channel partner enablement services and applications development.

Since 1984, CGS has been delivering expert, cross-industry solutions across multiple platforms. Please visit to know more about our company.

Required skills

·         5+ years of experience in a networking engineering, technical presales, enterprise architect, support, or consulting role with a special focus on IT management and automation technologies

·         Practical experience with Ansible by Red Hat or other IT automation and configuration management tools like Puppet or Chef

·         Bachelor's degree in computer science or computer engineering, or equivalent experience

·         Excellent presentation and public speaking skills

·         Focus on Windows system administration, especially working with configuration management tools such as PowerShell DSC

·         Solid Windows PowerShell experience

·         Solid debugging, troubleshooting, and general problem-solving skills

·         Great customer service skills; desire to satisfy customers & partners

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work as part of a team

Beneficial skills

    • Microsoft Server skills highly desired (such as MCSA Windows Server 2012, MCSA Windows Server 2016, MCSE: Core Infrastructure etc.)

·         Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification or equivalent

·         System administration or datacenter architecture experience

·         Experience dealing with common MSFT applications (Microsoft SQL Server, Active Directory, IIS) is also highly desirable

·         Experience programming with Ruby, Python, or PowerShell

Primary Job responsibilities

Promote the adoption of Red Hat’s Ansible Automation solution for Windows, working closely with Partner Sales teams in pursuit of new customers and helping prospective customers solve problems.  The Windows Automation Solution Architect will gain understanding of customer business needs and align those needs with Red Hat & our partner’s expertise in networking.

·         Gain understanding of Red Hat’s Ansible Automation solutions to become a technical expert for partners’ sales team(s)

·         Train partner pre-sales representatives to engage in sales conversations about automation with Ansible

·         Develop new automation content and conduct regular demonstrations of lab / demo environment to prospective customers

·         Scope evaluations and guide prospective customers through successful technical evaluations and proofs of concepts

·         Develop and maintain content that enables partners to sell and support Red Hat Ansible Automation for Windows solutions at scale

·         Contribute to building best practices, repeatable methodologies, and tools for sales and engineering teams

Identified Areas of Work

·         Solution development around areas of network automation with Red Hat Ansible, defining customer pain points and automation

·         Development of PoC / lab demo capabilities of appropriate network & security device technologies

·         Creation of Ansible playbooks and roles as they relate to Windows automation

·         Support of business development, opportunity / gen, and other GTM activities including workshop, conference, and training events

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