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 Cloud Architect to join us in Puteaux, France. In this role, you will promote the adoption of Red Hat's solutions in our key enterprise accounts, government agencies, and service provider partners. Through interactions in person and remotely, you'll win the trust and confidence of customers' engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of Red Hat solutions. You will also 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 demanding customers. As a Cloud Architect, you'll act as a customer advocate with these organizations to design the right solutions and ensure they are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way. We'll need you to have a thorough working knowledge of and practical experience with cloud architectures (Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service) and their supporting infrastructures, as well as a good understanding of DevOps models and technologies.
Extensive architecture experience, specifically focused on enterprise virtualization or cloud, and a proven record of working closely with customers as a consultant to produce solutions that exceed their most challenging technical and business expectations
Extensive experience in defining solutions and enterprise architecture, or a consulting delivery role focused on cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
Background in consultative customer engagement with either a major consulting services organization or within the services division of a major software company
Proven record of 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 Virtualization, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Puppet, Ruby, or Python
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to present to C-level executives at large firms
Solutions and consulting pitch mentality in an environment with multiple solutions and services
Proven ability to work seamlessly 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 40% , including overnight stays
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