• Senior Application Development Architect

    Location JP-Tokyo
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(7/3/2018 9:04 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 Open Innovation Labs is looking for a Senior Application Development Architect to join us in Tokyo, Japan. In this role, you will join a team of subject-matter experts who cocreate innovative software solutions using emerging technology and modern software design methods. You’ll be responsible for teaming up with customers and partners to accelerate their application development project and teaching them new ways of working together to get things done. As you do so, you’ll create infectious enthusiasm for building great software using principles of the open source culture.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Team up with our customers to lead the design and implementation of application prototypes in our lab
    • Apply modern application development practices and emerging open source technologies like microservices, API management, and web-scale architectures, DevOps engineering and application delivery, container-based continuous delivery (CD), cloud automation, and everything-as-code
    • Create measurable hypotheses tied to business value and design solutions that test these hypotheses over the course of an Open Innovation Labs residency to help our customers quickly realize their business goals
    • Team up with Red Hat and the open source community to engineer Open Innovation Labs-based software solutions, designed to further accelerate our customers’ success
    • Remain a hands-on-keyboard coder that stays up to date on innovative technology
    • Become a trusted advisor to our customers, helping them achieve business success in an ever-changing technology landscape
    • Use your critical thinking skills to tackle tough problems in an innovative way
    • Willingness to travel to customer locations up to 75%

    Required skills

    • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or other container tools
    • Experience working with automation tools
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related technical discipline
    • Experience leading successful modern software development projects
    • Experience facilitating software design and ideation sessions
    • Hands-on-keyboard advanced coding skills in multiple languages and environments
    • Ability to perform customer-facing activities in a fast-paced environment with short timeframes
    • Working knowledge of design patterns applicable to modern software development
    • Applied knowledge of working in agile, scrum, and DevOps teams
    • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams, including interaction with open source communities
    • Significant development and delivery experience with multiple programming languages, including Java
    • Experience with the design, development, testing and deployment of large, distributed applications
    • Solid object-oriented skills and applied knowledge of software design patterns
    • Applied knowledge of modern software delivery methods like TDD, BDD, continuous integration (CI) and CD and tools like Ansible by Red Hat, Puppet, or Chef
    • Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to study on your own and quickly learn and put into practice new topics
    • Passion for open source software

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