• Senior Sales Consulting Architect

    Location BR-Sao Paulo
    Posting date 2 months ago(4/10/2018 1:53 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 Global Professional Services team is looking for a Senior Sales Consulting Architect to join us in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In this role, you’ll act as the business architecture expert and apply your deep software services, transaction processing, or ecommerce background to strategy development, key initiatives, and projects. You will be a key member of the Brazilian Professional Services team and interface directly with business stakeholders, technology, application, and operations to help develop strategy and guide that strategy to successful implementation. As a Senior Sales Consulting Architect, you'll develop architectural solutions to meet business requirements, as well as develop and communicate business architectural patterns, architectural blueprints, and mentor other architects.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Work with business stakeholder teams to solve strategic problems and establish target state, transition states, and baseline architectures by creating strategy maps composed of business, application, and technology aspects along with outcomes, interdependencies, and implementation sequences 

    • Provide oversight to subject matter experts (SMEs), including external consultants, on the development of specific strategies and implementation plans related to transaction processing 

    • Provide oversight, design advisory, and implementation support during implementation time for multiple concurrent initiatives and perform architecture and change management activities on all architectural elements (business, application, and technology) 

    • Create solutions with considerations around gaps and risks, including the effective engagement of critical stakeholders, evaluating options, total cost of ownership (TCO), and subsequently presenting, educating, and guiding the business units in making better investment decisions 

    • Determine, document, and communicate technical and business requirements 

    • Provide oversight on projects to ensure alignment with corporate, legal, and regulatory 
requirements, and industry standards 

    • Participate in architectural reviews of solutions and provide concrete feedback and specific recommendations 

    • Provide project and technical leadership to multiple complex projects using standard project methodologies and resource management 

    • Ensure professional growth through participation in professional organizations, seminars, user groups, and industry networking 

    • Educate SMEs on the implementation of optimization for Digital Transformation, solutions, and business strategies related to local industry
    • Display pragmatism in balancing short and long term approaches and trade offs taking into account business drivers

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree; master's degree in computer science, engineering or MBA is a plus
    • 10+ years of experience in consulting services with 5+ years of business architecture experience 

    • Advanced technical experience with Middleware and Java development background; related technologies experience like DevOps, Containers, API Management are a plus
    • Solid verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills 

    • Great facilitation skills 
with the ability to manage time and workload on your own
    • Experience qualifying services opportunities, architecting and validating implementation of systems and 
e-commerce solutions
    • Expert in designing implementation solutions to deliver expected business outcomes 
applying business architecture changes 
and technology capabilities
    • Knowledge of software development life cycle practices, including Agile (e.g. Scrum), 
Waterfall, and Incremental
    • Good presentation skills, with the ability to present to both small and large groups of mixed business, technical, and management backgrounds
    • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences
    • Fluent English language skills

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