Red Hat Senior Architect - Infrastructure and Cloud in Remote, Netherlands
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.
The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Senior Architect to join us in Amsterdam, Netherlands or Brussels, Belgium. In this role, you will promote the adoption of Red Hat's solutions at our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. Through a series of interactions, both in-person and remote, you will earn the trust and confidence of our customers' engineering, development, and operations teams by matching their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of our solutions. As a Senior Architect, you will play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat's product, engineering, support, professional services, and sales teams to meet the needs of our most important customers. You'll need to have deep working knowledge and practical experience with cloud architectures and their supporting infrastructures and a solid understanding of DevOps models and technologies.
Primary job responsibilities
Serve as a customer advocate to architect the right solutions and ensure that they are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way
Deliver successful discovery, analysis, and design workshops for small to medium teams of both technical and non-technical backgrounds that shape customer use cases and architecture design decisions
Scope delivery projects and guide customers through successful pilot and production deployments
Design, create, and deliver content that enables the broader Red Hat organization to sell, service, and support our cloud and infrastructure solutions at scale
Contribute to the development of repeatable methodologies and tools designed to scale Red Hat's services capabilities, promote repeated customer engagements, and lower delivery risk
Serve as a subject matter expert and present creative ideas in the community by producing exceptional whitepapers and webinars and by speaking at high-profile industry conferences
Multiple years of architecture experience, ideally with focus on enterprise virtualization or cloud or datacenter infrastructure
Record of working closely with customers in a consultative fashion to produce solutions that meet their most complex technical and business challenges
Solid background in consultative customer engagement with a major consulting services organization or within the services division of a major software company
Background working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior IT and business executives
Broad and deep technical experience with virtualization and cloud technologies like Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat Virtualization, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Puppet, Ruby, or Python
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including considerable experience presenting to C-level executives at large firms
Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and services
Proven ability to work with distributed cross-functional teams to achieve success on behalf of customers
Good balance of strategic and tactical skills
Experience across one or more vertical industry areas is a plus
Willingness to travel up to 70%, mostly in Benelux region
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Job ID 66138