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RedHat Associate Solutions Architect 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

Use your technical ​knowledge and skills in Red Hat to build trusted relationships and provide technical ​presales support for our ​most strategic ​customers. The Red Hat North America (NA) Telecommunications (Telco) team is looking for an Associate Solutions Architect to join us in ​Plano, TX. In this role, you will ​work with top cloud service providers, multiple system operators, and network equipment providers in North America. You will help our team ​to architect and build out solutions to address service provider challenges as they work to transform their environments to ​our innovative open source technology. To achieve this, you’ll need to have a passion ​for technology, ​solid technical skills, and an ability to communicate and persuade customers​. As an Associate Solutions Architect, you will specialize in architecting Red Hat’s open source technology in public, private, and hybrid cloud environments.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Educate customers on the capabilities of the Red Hat solutions portfolio and conduct live demonstrations of the solutions

  • Build trusted relationships with the technical staff of our customers

  • ​Work with customers and partners on building out proof-of-concept environments in customer labs

  • Engage and work with specialists

  • Architect complex solutions that achieve customer requirements

  • Gain a deep understanding of customer environments and use cases and be the advocate for customer priorities with the Red Hat Business teams

  • Provide overall technical account management

Required skills

  • 2+ years of experience working in sales engineering, consulting, IT architecture, or equivalen​t ​supporting enterprise accounts

  • ​Extensive practical Linux experience, along with 1+ years of experience with emerging Red Hat’s solutions or competitive solutions

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and documentation skills​

  • Outstanding knowledge of and experience with emerging technology in areas where Red Hat competes, including DevOps, microservices, cloud platforms, software-defined storage, container platform and orchestration, and virtualization

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification is a plus

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Job ID 70828

Category PreSales, Solution Architecture