Red Hat adding 500+ jobs, including Raleigh, with focus on cloud computing

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RALEIGH – Red Hat is going on a hiring spree to bolster its further development of cloud computing efforts. The Raleigh-based firm that’s now part of IBM is adding “more than 500 new associates” accross North America with the new jobs coming primarily in Raleigh and Boston, a Red Hat spokesperson says. The emphasis is on hybrid cloud – in which customers work with Red Hat to link together private and public (such as Amazon Web Services) cloud for data operations such as storage and development. The additional Red Hat jobs is the latest in a series of hiring announcements by companies in the Triangle, including Apple, Fidelity Investments, Google and numerous life science firms. IBM bought Red Hat for $34 billion two years ago, the major focus being cloud computing. Hybrid cloud is the hot space with Big Blue advertising its portfolio...

The Most In-Demand Cloud Computing Jobs For 2021

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The Top 10 Cloud Computing Jobs Being Sought In 2021 With the need for cloud computing on the rise, organizations across the country are seeking to hire cloud experts at an unprecedented rate, according to new 2021 job data from Indeed. “Throughout the last decade, Amazon, Google and Microsoft, among others, have invested heavily in building vast infrastructure and useful services, all while competing with one another to improve pricing, performance and reliability,” said Scott Bonneau, vice president of global talent attraction at Indeed, in an email to CRN. “Essentially every meaningful consumer application or service that you can think of today is based on cloud technology. As a result, the...

The 10 hottest cloud computing jobs on Indeed

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If you're looking for job security and salaries averaging over $100,000, it's a good time to gain cloud skills. Image: iStock/t:Radachynskyi The top three cloud jobs on Indeed right now are cloud engineer, software architect and cloud consultant. It is often said that the future looks cloudy. At a time when a globally distributed workforce has meant moving to the cloud or potentially not surviving, and organizations are scrambling to digitally transform their operations, cloud computing jobs are hotter than ever. Rounding out the top 10 cloud jobs on the site are development operations engineer, senior software engineer,...

Amazon plans to reskill 29 million people worldwide for cloud-computing jobs

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Amazon’s cloud division has become one of its most important profit drivers, posting $11.6 billion in sales in the quarter that ended Sept. 30, up 29% from a year earlier. (Photo: Mike Scarcella/ALM) Amazon is one company that has thrived during the pandemic. Now it is paying it forward by helping 29 million people worldwide retrain for cloud-computing jobs by 2025, the Wall Street Journal reported. The company committed $700 million last year to reskilling 100,000 of its own workers in the United States. The new effort will build on existing programs and include new ones in partnership with nonprofits, schools and others. Related: Amazon’s new $2B Climate Pledge Fund launches Amazon’s latest initiative is geared toward those who aren’t already employed at the company. The idea, it says, is to equip people with the education needed to...