• Cloud Architect - Milan

    Location IT-Milan
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(2/7/2019 6:32 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 Milan, Italy. 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 a series of interactions both 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's solutions. You will also play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams to meet the needs of our most demanding customers. As a Cloud Architect, you will serve as a customer advocate with these organizations to architect 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 direct experience with cloud architectures and their supporting infrastructures and a good understanding of DevOps models and technologies.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Serve as a cloud subject matter expert, inspiring the community
    • Deliver successful discovery, analysis, and design workshops for small to medium teams of both technical and non-technical backgrounds that shape customer 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 excellent customer experience with Red Hat's solutions
    • Contribute to the development of repeatable methodologies and tools designed to scale Red Hat's services capabilities, promote repeated customer engagements, and lower delivery risk
    • Demonstrate expertise in the cloud community by producing outstanding whitepapers, webinars, etc., and by speaking at industry leading conferences
    • Directly implement and design virtualization, Linux, and networking technologies

    Required skills

    • Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly-evolving technology domain
    • Extensive architecture experience with a focus on enterprise virtualization, cloud-like Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and cloud management
    • Solid and up-­to- date understanding of wider trends in IT as they pertain to their area of practice (e.g., agile, DevOps, containerization, and microservices)
    • Background in consultative customer engagement with either a major consulting services organization or within the services division of a major software company
    • Demonstrated track record of working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior IT and business executives
    • Cross-­product and cross-­functional knowledge of architectural best practices within multiple areas of Red Hat's technology, including cloud, containers, automation, and storage
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presenting to C-level executives at large firms
    • Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and solutions
    • Demonstrated ability to work seamlessly with distributed cross-functional teams to achieve success on behalf of customers
    • Excellent written and verbal language skills in Italian and English
    • Good balance of strategic and tactical skills; experience across one or more vertical industry areas is a plus

    Please kindly submit your resume in English for our non-Italian speaking Talent Acquisition team.

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