Red Hat Solutions Architect Specialist - Middleware in Singapore, Singapore

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 Sales team is looking for a talented Solutions Architect Specialist to join us in Singapore. In this role, you will provide presales support for middleware, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and DevOps solutions in key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. You'll work with customers both onsite and remotely to build a relationship of trust and confidence between Red Hat and engineering, development, and operations teams of our customers while also gaining an understanding of their business needs and aligning them with our solutions. In addition, you will design and deliver evaluations, proofs of concepts, and pilots of our offerings. You’ll play a crucial role in bringing together internal cross-functional teams to satisfy our most challenging customers. As a Solutions Architect Specialist, you'll serve as a customer advocate as you’ll build the best solutions and ensure that they are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way. You’ll need to have an excellent working knowledge of modern middleware, application development practices, cloud architectures and their supporting infrastructures, DevOps, and associated tools and technologies.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Based on customer engagements, perform a discovery of needs, find out the most effective methods of support, close the sales of proposed projects, and document proofs of concepts

  • Deliver successful technical workshops for small to medium teams that shape customer use cases; architect design decisions

  • Deliver and support high-quality proofs of concepts and pilots with local teams that increase customer confidence in our offerings

  • Demonstrate thought leadership in modern application development and integration and process automation practices by evangelizing and speaking at customer and partner events and industry-leading conferences

Required skills

  • 3+ years of experience in presales

  • 3+ years of experience in Java and JEE technologies like JBoss, Apache Tomcat, IBM WebSphere, and Oracle WebLogic Server

  • 1+ years of experience in cloud-native application development using Kubernetes and Docker technologies

  • Experience with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is a plus

  • 3+ years of agile development and related toolset for rapid application development and deployment

  • Experience with the design and operation of medium to large scale enterprise and cloud infrastructures, databases, and application systems with high-availability requirements

  • Experience with the application life cycle in traditional environments is a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience presenting to IT managers at large firms

  • Solution-selling mindset in an environment with multiple products and services

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Job ID 67565

Category Solution Architecture