Red Hat Senior Middleware Solutions Architect in Remote, Michigan
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.
Serve as an application-focused expert who creates possibilities, solves problems, and establishes strategic relationships with customers. The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Senior Middleware Solutions Architect to join us. In this role, you'll need to have a passion for modern application development balanced with a technical background in Java and an understanding of challenges faced by enterprise application developers. You'll help customers overcome these challenges by using Red Hat's technologies, including Red Hat Middleware and Red Hat OpenShift, to adopt modern development practices like DevOps, microservices, and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD). As a Senior Middleware Solutions Architect, you'll also need to have excellent communication and people skills because you'll be a key part of the first impression our customers have with Red Hat. This position will ideally be located in Detroit, MI or Cincinnati, OH. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.
Primary job responsibilities
Discover and analyze customer business and technical problems and connect them with the appropriate Red Hat solution that aligns to their needs
Create enterprise solutions that increase business value using Red Hat OpenShift and the Red Hat Middleware portfolio
Develop and conduct live demonstrations and educate prospective customers on the capabilities of Red Hat's solutions
Guide and assist with proofs of concepts, workshops, and seminars
Collaborate with Product Engineering, Professional Services, Support teams, and other Sales teams to ensure excellent customer experience with our offerings and solutions
Demonstrate expertise by speaking to user groups and at select conferences; share knowledge with your team members in order to allow them to learn from your work
7+ years of experience in enterprise application architecture with development skills; experience in sales is a plus
Practical experience with Java development technologies like Spring Boot, WildFly Swarm, or JEE, including Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP), WildFly, Oracle WebLogic, or IBM WebSphere
Previous Container-as-a-Service (CaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) experience using Red Hat OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), Docker Enterprise Edition, Mesosphere, IBM Cloud, or similar technologies
Familiarity with Java development frameworks like Spring, Netflix OSS, Eclipse Vert.x, or Play and other additional technologies like Node.js, Ruby, PHP, Go, or .NET development
Experience with application build automation tools like Apache Maven, Jenkins, and Git
Prior experience with container and container orchestration technologies like Linux containers (docker) and Kubernetes project is a plus
Excellent communication and presentation skills, with a record of developing relationships at technical, management, and executive levels
Willingness to travel up to 50-60%
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Job ID 68386
Category Solution Architecture