• Senior Solutions Architect - Financial Services

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posting date 1 week ago(11/27/2019 9:29 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

    The Red Hat Financial Services Sales team is looking for a Senior Solutions Architect to join us in New York City, NY. In this role, you will be the front-line catalyst creating possibilities, solving problems, and establishing working relationships with customers as an account solutions architect for Financial Services customers. You’ll help our customers invest wisely in an infrastructure that will give them maximum flexibility in the future, allowing them to run faster and more efficiently. You'll support field sales account managers in managing large Financial Services accounts. You'll need to have a balance of serious technical expertise, passion for open source, thorough understanding of business processes, and of the ability to identify and create business solutions across multiple technology platforms at the enterprise level. As a Senior Solutions Architect, you’ll need to have excellent communication and people skills because you'll be a crucial part of the first in-depth experience our customers have with Red Hat.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Discover and analyze customer business and technical needs
    • Collaborate with the Sales and Professional Services Delivery teams to bring our customers the most efficient solutions
    • Build, design, and present multiproduct solutions to customers
    • Support the Sales team with recommendations for the development and implementation of complex offerings and solutions that will result in the achievement of sales quotas
    • Meet revenue goals and deployment and service objectives while sustaining good relationships with existing and prospective customers
    • Prepare detailed specifications of our offerings and implement customer installation plans

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of experience working as an architect building and implementing software solutions with customers in the Financial Services vertical
    • Knowledge of Linux; Red Hat’s and other related technologies are a plus
    • Deep knowledge of open source cloud solutions like Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat Ansible Automation, Docker, and Kubernetes, including software-defined storage tools like Red Hat Ceph Storage
    • Knowledge of technologies like clustering, directory services, and identity management
    • Record of developing relationships at engineering, architectural, and executive levels throughout large enterprise organizations
    • Ability to present and have technical and business discussions at the C-level
    • Experience coordinating proofs of concept from concept to business closure stages
    • Knowledge of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and container technologies
    • Knowledge of open source cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions like Red Hat OpenStack Platform and KVM
    • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Experience with multiple programming languages; knowledge of Python or Java is a plus

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