• Solutions Architect - Application Development

    Location CZ-Prague
    Posting date 1 month ago(6/12/2018 3:59 AM)
    Job ID
  • 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 subject matter expert for Red Hat's middleware and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud technologies. The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Solutions Architect focused on application development to join us in Prague, Czech Republic. In this role, you will support the Sales team in identifying possibilities, designing solutions, and establishing working relationships with our customers. You’ll serve as a top application development technical expert and present executive lT leadership with a compelling business case to invest in Red Hat’s solutions. You'll collaborate with the Sales team and technical delivery teams to bring our customers the best solutions from across the Red Hat’s middleware suite, including Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), business process management (BPM), API management, Integration, mobile, and more. You’ll need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as you'll be a crucial part of the first major experience our customers have with Red Hat.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Conduct detailed architecture pitches and reviews
    • Prepare and carry out custom demos and proofs of concepts
    • Master technical expertise to become a subject matter expert in a specific area
    • Build and maintain long-term trust-based relationships with customers and partners
    • Help define regional strategy and technology coverage
    • Run technical enablement activities for end customers, partners, and Red Hat teams
    • Support marketing activities with technical content and delivery
    • Collect and build a case based on multiple accounts, show trends to identify gaps and opportunities regarding our offerings and solutions, and map future market opportunities
    • Create strategies to counter competitive threats and resolve issues
    • Create documentations, whitepapers, blogs, articles, etc.

    Required skills

    • 7+ years of experience in software development, sales engineering, consulting, IT architecture, or equivalent supporting enterprise accounts
    • Experience with modern application development techniques and trends like DevOps, agile methodologies, microservice architectures, and cloud-native application patterns
    • Proven record of software development experience in technologies like Java, JavaScript, Node.js, AngularJS, Spring, Spring Boot, etc.
    • Experience with DevOps and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) tools like Git, Maven, Jenkins, Gerrit, SonarQube, Nexus, and Artifactory
    • Experience with containerization technologies like OpenShift by Red Hat, Docker, Kubernetes, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, etc.
    • Knowledge of enterprise architecture
    • Presales and sales engineering experience
    • Good presentation skills; ability to present to small and large groups of mixed business, technical, and management audiences         
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Czech
    • Willingness to travel
    • Knowledge of middleware solutions like application servers, integration bus, BPM, data virtualization, and mobile solutions or API management tools is a plus

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