Principal IT Architect, Marketing

Posting Location : Location US-Raleigh
Posting date 2 months ago(3/15/2022 3:32 AM)
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About the job

The Red Hat Enterprise Strategic Program Portfolio team is looking for a Principal IT Architect to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will oversee the implementation and delivery of complex programs, each requiring multiple overlaps and dependencies with its partner programs. You will participate as part of a highly cross-functional and collaborative team, leading and providing support to the top strategic programs across Red Hat. As a Principal IT Architect, you will play a key role in helping define the target state technical architecture for the capabilities within your purview, partnering heavily with other architects across the organization to ensure a seamless fit.

What you will do

  • Represent the Marketing portfolio as a technical architect and consultant within the Enterprise Strategic Program Portfolio team
  • Partner with the Marketing leadership to understand key business objectives and pressures that relate to marketing functions at Red Hat
  • Support and participate in prioritization and planning efforts that yield the Marketing roadmap
  • Develop comprehensive future-state technical architectures based upon roadmap priorities, ensuring adherence to relevant enterprise standards and demonstrating excellence in areas like security, compliance, resilience, and integrations
  • Proactively identify opportunities to apply technology advances in technology to improve priority business outcomes for the Marketing team; guide proofs of concepts and business case activities for selected areas of focus
  • Develop and maintain technical roadmap and as-is architectural views across all Marketing technical services
  • Support project management processes for priority strategic initiatives; assist in prioritization and sequencing of key work packages, dependency analyses, and risk identification and mitigation
  • Serve as a consultative point of contact to technical delivery teams for applications within the Marketing portfolio
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for how key information flows across technical services to support our Marketing businesses
  • Participate in architectural review activities, evaluating impacts and adherence of other target architectures with a particular focus for their impact on Marketing capabilities
  • Contribute to the continued elevation of the architectural consulting discipline at Red Hat through coaching and mentoring activities

What you will bring

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 10+ years of experience working in consulting or architectural roles
  • Experience defining and maintaining strategies and business and technical roadmaps
  • Superior written and verbal presentation skills
  • Demonstrated mastery of focusing discussions and guiding decisions across non-technical and technical audiences
  • Expert-level problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to apply past experience to assess the impacts of change to other areas of the business
  • Record of success optimizing and transforming key marketing-related enterprise capabilities, including lead generation, lead conversion digital marketing, or advertising management
  • Demonstrated leadership in providing solutions that require integration across multiple systems
  • Experience with the principles of agile development methodologies
  • Ability to balance the need for speed and innovation while ensuring solid foundations
  • Record of contributing back to consulting or architectural disciplines within and beyond employing organizations is a plus
  • Experience applying capability-based planning, value stream analysis, and prioritization techniques is a plus




About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.



  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States. 

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