• Specialist Solutions Architect

    Location US-TX-Plano
    Posting date 3 days ago(12/4/2019 10:34 AM)
    Job ID
    PreSales, Solution Architecture, Systems Engineering
    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

    Serve as an application-focused expert who creates possibilities, solves problems, and establishes strategic relationships with customers. The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Specialist Solutions Architect to join us in Plano, TX. In this role, you'll need to have a passion for modern application development balanced with a technical background in Java and an understanding of challenges faced by enterprise application developers. You'll help customers overcome these challenges by using Red Hat's technologies, including Red Hat Middleware and Red Hat OpenShift, to adopt modern development practices like DevOps, microservices, and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD). As a Specialist Solutions Architect, you'll also need to have excellent communication and people skills because you'll be a key part of the first impression our customers have with Red Hat.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Discover and analyze customer business and technical problems and connect them with the appropriate Red Hat solution that aligns to their needs
    • Create enterprise solutions that increase business value using Red Hat OpenShift and the Red Hat Middleware portfolio
    • Develop and conduct live demonstrations and educate prospective customers on the capabilities of Red Hat's solutions
    • Guide and assist with proofs of concepts, workshops, and seminars
    • Collaborate with Product Engineering, Professional Services, Support teams, and other Sales teams to ensure excellent customer experience with our offerings and solutions
    • Demonstrate expertise by speaking to user groups and at select conferences; share knowledge with your team members in order to allow them to learn from your work

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of experience in enterprise application architecture with development skills; experience in sales is a plus
    • Practical experience with Java development technologies like Spring Boot, WildFly Swarm, or JEE, including Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP), WildFly, Oracle WebLogic, or IBM WebSphere
    • Previous Container-as-a-Service (CaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) experience using Red Hat OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), Docker Enterprise Edition, Mesosphere, IBM Cloud, or similar technologies
    • Familiarity with Java development frameworks like Spring, Netflix OSS, Eclipse Vert.x, or Play and other additional technologies like Node.js, Ruby, PHP, Go, or .NET development
    • Experience with application build automation tools like Apache Maven, Jenkins, and Git
    • Prior experience with container and container orchestration technologies like Linux containers (Docker) and Kubernetes project is a plus
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with a record of developing relationships at technical, management, and executive levels
    • Willingness to travel up to 25-50%

    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, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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