Red Hat Application Development Architect, Open Innovation Labs in Remote, United States

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

Help us turn our vision into a residency-style engagement, where consulting engineers work together with customers in small teams to build, test, and iterate over innovative application prototypes attached to real business value. The Red Hat Open Innovation Labs team is looking for an Application Development Architect to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will use a variety of modern application development practices, along with emerging technologies from the communities of open source, to get it done. You’ll join a team of subject matter experts who co-create innovative software solutions using emerging technology and modern software design methods. As an Application Development Architect, you will be responsible for teaming up with customers and partners to accelerate their application development project and to teach them new ways of working together to get things done. As you do so, you’ll be creating an atmosphere of enthusiasm for building great software using the principles of the open source culture. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Team up with our customers to lead the design and implementation of application prototypes in our lab

  • Use modern application development practices and open source emerging technologies like Microservices, API management, and web-scale architectures, DevOps engineering and application delivery, container-based continuous delivery (CD), or cloud automation and everything-as-code

  • Create measurable hypotheses tied to business value and design solutions that test these hypotheses over the course of the labs residency to help our customers quickly realize their business goals

  • Team up with Red Hat and the open source community to engineer labs-based software solutions, designed to further accelerate our customers’ success at labs

  • Maintain updated knowledge of coding to stay close to the modern technology and innovation

  • Become a trusted adviser to our customers, helping them achieve business success in an ever-changing technology landscape

  • Use your critical thinking skills to tackle tough problems in an innovative way

  • Travel to customer locations

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related technical discipline

  • Experience leading successful modern software development projects

  • Experience facilitating software design and ideation sessions

  • Working advanced coding skills in multiple languages and environments

  • Ability to perform customer-facing activities in a fast-paced environment with short timeframes

  • Working knowledge of design patterns applicable to modern software development

  • Demonstrated experience of working in agile, scrum, and DevOps teams

  • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with open source communities

  • Significant development and delivery experience with multiple programming languages, including Java

  • Experience with the design, development, testing and deployment of large, distributed applications

  • Solid object-oriented skills and applied knowledge of software design patterns

  • Applied knowledge of modern software delivery methods like TDD, BDD, continuous integration (CI), and CD

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or other container tools

  • Experience working with automation tools like Ansible by Red Hat, Puppet, or Chef

  • Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to study and quickly learn and put into practice new topics

  • Passion for open source software

  • Willingness to travel up to 75%

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Job ID 61866

Category Consulting

Remote base US