Red Hat Middleware Architect, FSI - Remote Based in Plano, Texas

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

Passionately guide the adoption of Red Hat's solutions in our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Middleware Architect for the Financial Services Industry (FSI) with experience working with commercial customers to join us. In this role, you will win the trust and confidence of customer engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of our solutions. You’ll need to have a thorough working knowledge of and direct experience with JEE and middleware application architectures like enterprise integration, business automation, big data, and mobility, as well as their supporting infrastructures. You'll also need a solid understanding of how to use our unique middleware applications like Red Hat JBoss Middleware, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, and OpenShift by Red Hat for implementing custom solutions. As a Middleware Architect, you will play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat’s solutions, Product Engineering, Support, Professional Services, and Sales teams to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. This is a remote position with weekly travel to client sites and can be located anywhere in the United States within close proximity to a major airport. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

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 cloud solutions at scale

  • 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 vision and expertise in the cloud community by producing outstanding whitepapers, webinars, etc., and by speaking at top industry conferences

  • Serve as a customer advocate within Red Hat to deliver the right solutions and to ensure that those solutions are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way

Required skills

  • 8+ years of experience in a solutions architect or consulting delivery role; 4+ years focused on cloud environments and their 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

  • Demonstrated record of working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior IT and business executives

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, including extensive experience presenting to C-level executives at large firms

  • Balance of strategic and tactical skills and the ability to work on cross-functional teams

  • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with the open source communities via email and IRC

  • Willingness to travel weekly to client locations throughout the U.S. and Canada

  • Capabilities in DevOps, continuous integration (CI), and cloud-based development consulting projects

  • Broad and deep technical experience with virtualization and middleware technologies, including Red Hat JBoss Middleware and OpenShift by Red Hat

  • Willingness to travel up to 75%

  • Experience across one or more vertical industry areas is an advantage

  • Experience working in a quality assurance role or working with ticketing systems or bug tracking tools is a plus

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Job ID 63482

Category Consulting

Remote base US-Central