• Cloud Architect - H/F

    Location FR-Puteaux
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 5:43 AM)
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  • 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 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.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Act as a cloud subject matter expert and thought leader in the community
    • Deliver successful discovery, analysis, and design workshops for small to medium teams of both technical and non-technical backgrounds that shape the customer’s use cases and architecture design decisions
    • Scope delivery projects and guide customers through successful pilot and production deployments
    • Oversee the design, creation, and delivery of content that enables Red Hat to sell, service, and support our cloud solutions at scale
    • Work closely with product, Product Engineering, Consulting, Support, and Sales teams to ensure a world-class customer experience with Red Hat solutions
    • Contribute to the development of repeatable methodologies and tools designed to scale Red Hat’s services capabilities, promote repeatable customer engagements, and lower delivery risk
    • Demonstrate thought leadership in the cloud community by producing premium whitepapers, webinars, etc., and speaking at industry leading conferences

    Required skills

    • Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology domain
    • 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

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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