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RedHat Senior Solutions Architect - Federal National Security Program (NSP) 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

The Red Hat Federal National Security Program team is looking for a Senior Solutions Architect with experience as an enterprise architect to join us in Washington, D.C. or McLean, VA. In this presales role, you’ll help us make our enterprise-class open source solutions meet the needs of our strategic customers. You will be our customer-facing advocate who creates possibilities, solves problems, and establishes strategic relationships. You'll be helping our customers make use of their existing IT infrastructures, while building additional capabilities allowing for today's digital transformation needs. As a Senior Solutions Architect, you should have a balance of solid technical and soft skills.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Collaborate with local sales and technical delivery teams to bring our customers the best solutions from the Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure portfolio and application development portfolio

  • Discover and analyze customer business and technical problems; apply appropriate Red Hat solutions to address their needs

  • Provide presales technical support for the development and implementation of complex solutions

  • Provide trusted thought leadership with our customers, peers, and industry

  • Use deep product and industry knowledge to provide technical expertise to sales staff and the customer through sales presentations and demonstrations of offerings, prepare detailed product architectures

Required skills

  • Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS//SCI) security clearance with a CI or full-lifestyle polygraph

  • 5+ years of experience in sales engineering, consulting, IT architecture, or in an equivalent field supporting strategic accounts

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with a record of developing relationships at engineering, program management, and executive levels

  • Experience working with modern development practices like DevOps or continuous integration (CI)

  • Knowledge and experience working with development and deployment on JEE application servers like Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Server, BEA WebLogic, or IBM WebSphere Knowledge and experience of enterprise solutions and architectures like cloud, applications, management, big data, virtualization, storage, relational database management systems (RDBMS) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like Oracle and SAP ERP, clustering, and high availability

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), or related security certifications

  • Willingness to travel up to 50%

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Job ID 71261

Category Solution Architecture

Remote base US-DC-Remote