• Middleware Architect - U.K.

    Location GB-London
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2019 7:30 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 Services team is looking for a Middleware Architect to join us in London, U.K. In this role, you will promote the adoption of Red Hat's solutions in our key enterprise accounts and by government agencies and service provider partners. Through a series of in-person and remote interactions, you'll earn the trust of our customers' engineering, development, and operations teams by matching their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of our solutions. As a Middleware Architect, you will play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams from Red Hat's product, engineering, support, professional services, and sales teams to meet the needs of our most important customers. You'll need to have deep working knowledge of and practical experience with middleware architectures and solid understanding of DevOps models and technologies. The Red Hat Consulting offers more than just technical expertise. We're strategic advisers who take a big picture view of our customers’ organizations, analyze their challenges, and help to overcome them with comprehensive, cost-effective solutions. As part of our team, you'll help customers quickly and strategically achieve value while building enterprise-wide capabilities. Being open is core to our technologies and our consulting approach.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Serve as a customer advocate, architecting the right solutions and ensuring that they are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way
    • Deliver successful discovery, analysis, and design workshops for small to medium teams of both technical and non-technical backgrounds that shape and inspire customer use cases and architecture design decisions
    • Scope delivery projects and guide customers through successful pilot and production deployments
    • Design, create, and deliver content that enables the broader Red Hat organization to sell, service, and support our cloud and infrastructure solutions at scale
    • Contribute to the development of repeatable methodologies and tools designed to scale Red Hat's services capabilities, promote repeated customer engagements, and lower delivery risks
    • Serve as a subject matter expert and present creative ideas in the community by producing exceptional whitepapers and webinars and by speaking at high-profile industry conferences

    Required skills

    • Multiple years of architecture experience and record of working closely with customers in a consultative fashion to produce solutions that meet their most complex technical and business challenges
    • Solid background in consultative customer engagement with a major consulting services team or within the services division of a major software company
    • Broad and deep technical experience with middleware technologies on both delivery and architecture levels, specialized preferably in integration (Red Hat Fuse or Red Hat Data Virtualization), automation (Red Hat Process Automation Manager or Red Hat Decision Manager), or development (Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform)
    • Java architecture experience with demonstrated architect-level involvement with many aspects of middleware
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and ability to present to and persuade senior-level stakeholders
    • Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and services
    • Demonstrated ability to work with distributed cross-functional teams to achieve success on behalf of customers
    • Good balance of strategic and tactical skills
      Willingness to travel up to 50-75% across the U.K.

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