Solutions Architect - Application Development

Location KR-Seoul
Posting date 2 weeks ago(3/5/2018 2:48 AM)
Job ID
Solution Architecture

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

Serve as a technical expert and use your business insight to present executive lT leadership with a compelling business case to invest in Red Hat middleware solutions. The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Solutions Architect to join us in Seoul, South Korea. In this role, you will support Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, 3Scale by Red Hat, Red Hat JBoss Middleware, and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) sales efforts. You'll collaborate with the Sales team and technical delivery teams to bring our customers the best solutions from across the Red Hat middleware solutions suite, including Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), business process management (BPM), middleware migrations, integration offerings, mobile, and more. We'll need you to have good communication and people skills, as you'll be a crucial part of the first major experience our customers have with Red Hat.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Present the complete Red Hat application and middleware portfolio to new customers
  • Perform technical deep dives on individual Red Hat applications
  • Conduct compelling presentations and live demonstrations of OpenShift by Red Hat, 3Scale by Red Hat, and Red Hat JBoss Middleware for the modernization of application development
  • Provide technical credibility to customers and partners
  • Discover and analyze customer business and technical needs
  • Take the lead in answering technical portions of requests for proposal (RFPs) and requests for information (RFIs)
  • Collaborate with the Sales and technical delivery teams to bring our customers the most efficient solutions
  • Architect, design, and present multiproduct solutions to customers
  • Support the Sales team with recommendations for development and implementation of complex solutions to achieve sales quotas
  • Meet revenue goals, deployment, and service objectives while sustaining good relationships with existing and prospective customers
  • Create user stories and contribute to live demos

Required skills

  • 5+ years of experience with application development or application modernization
  • Development experience with application servers
  • Experience with DevOps and continuous integration (CI) or continuous delivery (CD) tools like Jenkins, Maven, Git, SVN, and agile methodology
  • Experience with middleware solutions like application servers, integration, and BPM; knowledge of data virtualization and mobile solutions is a plus
  • Knowledge of application architecture (MVC or mode 2, patterns, JDBC, CVS, build management, etc.)
  • Presales and sales engineering experience
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Good presentation skills; ability to present to small and large groups of mixed business, technical, and management audiences
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Good documentation skills and presentation experience with mid to large-sized audiences
  • Good knowledge of and experience with Java, JEE, NodeJS, DevOps, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and middleware architectures in general
  • Good understanding of industry trends and potential future directions
  • Interest, passion, and experience of working with open source technologies and communities
  • Technical degree is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel
  • The following are considered a plus:
  • Experience with Red Hat JBoss Middleware offerings and technologies
  • Experience with emerging technologies around microservices
  • Experience with competing or similar application containers like Docker, Kubernetes, BlueMix, Cloud Foundry, etc.
  • Exposure to microservices architecture with technology like JavaScript, Node.js, AngularJS, Backbone.js, Spring, or Spring Boot
  • Experience with API management tools
  • Experience with IBM WebSphere and Oracle WebLogic
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience working with C-level executives

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