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Red Hat Middleware Consultant - Sweden in Stockholm, Sweden

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 Services team is looking for a Senior Middleware Consultant to join us in the Nordic region. In this role, you will guide small to medium-sized project teams and ensure the quality of customer deliverables. You’ll apply well-developed consulting, business, and process expertise in your quality work, as well as actively coach and mentor others while building good customer relationships. As a Senior Middleware Consultant, you will apply your knowledge of design, development, and testing to oversee the implementation of the solutions developed or recommended. You’ll need to use open source best practices and participate in planning sessions and informal training. The Red Hat Consulting team offers more than just technical expertise. We're strategic advisers who take a big-picture view of our customers’ organization, analyze their challenges, and help overcome them with comprehensive, cost-effective solutions. As part of our team, you will help customers quickly and strategically achieve value while building enterprise-wide capabilities. Being open is core to our technologies and our consulting approach.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Make recommendations and serve as a trusted adviser; assist project and technical managers in setting and delivering on expectations throughout customer engagements

  • Gain understanding of the structure and capabilities of the Red Hat JBoss Middleware portfolio, as well as select third-party technologies

  • Explain Red Hat's key business messages to technical and management audiences to provide a complete solution

  • Understand the risks and benefits of implementing a Red Hat-based solution that fits customer requirements and existing investments

  • Explain complex technical issues to sales teams, non-technical customer associates and management, technical peers in Engineering and Support teams, and customer technicians and engineers

  • Successfully handle difficult one-on-one conversations and communicate sensitive or controversial messages effectively

  • Understand the relationship between Consulting and other Red Hat’s teams like Sales or Support; be sensitive to internal and external communications

  • Guide presentations for customer-facing, general public, and internal audiences

  • Assist project managers with project-related recommendations; assist with technical aspects of projects

Required skills

  • Experience working with enterprise customers on a range of development and deployment projects on-site

  • Knowledge of and technical expertise with 2+ middleware solutions from Red Hat's portfolio

  • Knowledge of middleware and JEE outside of Red Hat JBoss Middleware, e.g., experience with IBM WebSphere or Oracle WebLogic application servers

  • Demonstrated advanced software engineering, design, and development capabilities

  • Ability to structure a project and environment to succeed in an enterprise development effort

  • Ability to architect and design complex and workable solutions for challenging customer middleware use cases

  • Demonstrated expertise in continuous integration (CI) practices

  • Willingness to travel 50-80% across the Nordic region

  • Knowledge of the Red Hat JBoss Middleware integration portfolio, including Red Hat Fuse, or Red Hat AMQ, is a plus

  • Experience with high-performance Java applications and optimization techniques is a plus

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Job ID 66278

Category Consulting