Red Hat Senior Consultant - Application Development, Top Secret in Mclean, Virginia

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

Red Hat's Public Sector Consulting team is looking for a Senior Consultant to join us in Tysons Corner, VA. In this role, you will guide the adoption of Red Hat's solutions throughout our federal enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. Through a series of both in-person and remote interactions, you’ll 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 play a critical role in bringing together Red Hat's product business, product engineering, support, professional services, and sales teams to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. You'll serve as a customer advocate with these organizations, helping to architect the right solutions and ensuring that these solutions are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way. As a Middleware Consultant, you'll need to have a thorough working knowledge of and practical experience with JEE-based application development and middleware application architectures and their supporting infrastructures. You'll also need to be familiar with DevOps, continuous integration (CI), and cloud-based development. Remote candidates will also be considered.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Become a respected Red Hat’s subject matter expert at the customer site, addressing customer technical, development, and strategic IT requirements

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

  • Help define overall system architectures and manage software specification, design, testing, and deployment of open source solutions

  • Serve as a trusted advisor at the customer site and assist the project or technical managers in setting and delivering on expectations

  • Maintain a detailed understanding of industry practices and thorough project experience and training

  • Respond to incidents, escalations, and exceptions in a professional manner

Required skills

  • 2+ years of experience working with Java

  • 2+ years of experience working on JEE-based enterprise applications

  • Experience working with application platforms like IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic, or Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP)

  • Experience with standard Java tools including Maven, Eclipse, and Git

  • Experience building automated testing for Java-based applications

  • Experience working directly with enterprise stakeholders on development projects

  • Experience providing technical leadership to a small team

  • Experience in web services design, testing, and implementation

  • Ability to work with others on an agile scrum development team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including analytical, organizational, and issue resolution

  • Active Top Secret clearance

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience with Red Hat Fuse or Apache Camel

  • Experience with OpenShift by Red Hat

  • Experience architecting and designing large-scale workable solutions

  • Experience with additional languages like Node.js or C#

  • The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) entrance on duty (EOD) clearance

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Job ID 63506

Category Consulting, Information Technology