• Application Development Architect - Remote based

    Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Posting date 2 months ago(11/27/2018 4:29 AM)
    Job ID
    Remote base
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for an Application Development Architect to join us either remotely or in Atlanta, GA. In this role, you will build applications that scale to the demands of the modern digital marketplace. You'll serve as one of our consultants, who are industry leaders in cloud automation, mobile apps, API development, and web-scale systems architecture. You'll work together with our customers in small teams to build, test, and iterate over innovative application prototypes attached to real business value. You'll use a variety of modern application development practices, along with emerging technologies from open source communities, to get it done. As an Application Development Architect, you will help us become the defining technology company of the 21st century built on open source principles. You'll also help us fulfill our vision by guiding the strategic success of our customers using Red Hat's open source software by building the industry's best team of open source developers and partnering with our customers to build premium software systems of tomorrow. This is a remote position with weekly travel to customer sites and can be located anywhere in the U.S. within close proximity to an airport. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Team up with our customers to lead the design and implementation of application prototypes in our labs, using modern application development practices and open source emerging technologies from domains like microservices, API management, and web-scale architectures, DevOps engineering and application delivery, container-based continuous delivery (CD), cloud automation, and everything as code
    • Design, develop, test, and deploy open source software solutions, including Java development, API and integration, process-driven and rules-based, and container-native applications
    • Contribute to application development and modernization efforts through agile project delivery
    • Use critical thinking skills to tackle tough problems in an innovative way
    • Constantly learn about new technologies and apply these concepts to customer needs
    • Become a trusted adviser to our customers, helping them achieve business success in an ever-changing technology landscape
    • Work closely with product business, product engineering, support, and sales teams to ensure excellent customer experience with Red Hat's offerings
    • Contribute to the development of repeatable methodologies and tools designed to scale Red Hat's services capabilities, promote repeatable customer engagements, and lower delivery risks

    Required skills

    • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or other container tools
    • Familiarity working with automation tools
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related technical discipline
    • Experience in leading successful modern software development projects
    • Experience with facilitating software design and ideation sessions
    • Practical advanced coding skills in multiple languages and environments
    • Ability to perform customer-facing activities in a fast-paced environment with short timeframes
    • Working knowledge of design patterns applicable to modern software development
    • Applied knowledge of working in agile, scrum, and DevOps teams
    • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interactions with open source communities
    • Significant development and delivery experience with multiple programming languages, including Java
    • Experience with the design, development, testing, and deployment of large, distributed applications
    • Solid object-oriented skills and applied knowledge of software design patterns
    • Applied knowledge of modern software delivery methods like test-driven development (TDD), behavior-driven development (BDD), continuous integration (CI), and continuous delivery (CD)
    • Great written and verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to study and learn quickly and put new topics into practice
    • Passion for open source software
    • Willingness to travel to customer locations throughout the United States about 30-40 weeks per year on average

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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