• Middleware Consultant - Financial Services, Remote Based

    Location US-NC-Charlotte
    Posting date 6 days ago(1/10/2019 9:14 AM)
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  • 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

    Guide the adoption of Red Hat's solutions in our key financial services accounts and service provider partners. Red Hat's Financial Services Industry (FSI) Consulting team is looking for a Middleware Consultant to join our fast growing team in Charlotte, NC. In this role, you will interact with customers, both in person and remotely, winning their trust and the confidence of their customer engineering and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of our solutions. You'll need to have knowledge of and significant direct experience with JEE, middleware application architectures (i.e., enterprise integration, business automation, big data, and mobility), and their supporting infrastructures. You'll also need to have solid understanding of how to use our unique middleware applications (i.e., Red Hat Middleware, Red Hat Fuse, and Red Hat OpenShift) for implementing custom solutions. Ideally, you should have experience with DevOps, continuous integration (CI), and cloud-based development consulting projects as well. As a Middleware Consultant, you will play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat's product business, product engineering, support, professional services, and sales teams to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. You'll serve as a customer advocate with these teams, ensuring the delivery of the right solutions and that these solutions are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Deliver successful discovery, analysis, and design workshops for small to medium teams of both technical and non-technical backgrounds that shape customer use cases and architecture design decisions
    • Scope delivery projects and guide customers through successful pilot and production deployments
    • Design, create, and deliver content that enables the broader Red Hat organization to sell, service, and support our middleware solutions at scale
    • Work closely with product business, product engineering, consulting, 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 risk
    • Demonstrate expertise in the middleware community by producing outstanding whitepapers, webinars, etc., and by speaking at industry-leading conferences

    Required skills

    • Background in architecting, designing, and implementing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology domain
    • 4+ years of experience in a senior development, technical lead, solutions architecture, or enterprise architecture role
    • 2+ years of experience focused on application maintenance and supporting infrastructures
    • Solid background in consultative customer engagement with either a major consulting services organization or within the services division of a major software company
    • Proven record of working in a strategic advisory capacity with senior developers, IT, and business executives

    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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