• Infrastructure Solutions Architect

    Location BE-Diegem
    Posting date 4 weeks ago(1/25/2019 11:14 AM)
    Job ID
    Solution Architecture
  • 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 Sales team is looking for an Infrastructure Solutions Architect to join us in Belgium. In this role, you will be the catalyst creating possibilities, solving problems, and establishing working relationships with customers. You'll help our customers invest wisely in an infrastructure that will give them maximum flexibility in the future, allowing them to run faster and more efficiently. You’ll need to have a good balance of serious technical expertise, passion for open source, thorough understanding of business processes, and of the ability to identify and create business solutions across multiple technology platforms at the enterprise level, including security and compliance expertise. As a Solutions Architect supporting Belux (Belgium and Luxembourg), you’ll also need to have excellent communication and people skills because 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
    • Demonstrate and carry out complex proofs of concepts
    • Create strategies to counter competitive threats and resolve issues
    • Develop relationships with key customers
    • Support regional technology coverage
    • Run and support technical enablement events
    • Help define accreditation requirements
    • Develop and maintain content to enable solutions architects
    • Become and be recognized by your peers as the domain subject matter expert
    • Arrange speaking engagements at industry conferences, partner events, and user groups
    • Collect, prioritize, and build a case based on multiple accounts and show trends to identify offering and solution gaps and opportunities and map future market opportunities

    Required skills

    • 1-3 years of experience as a sales engineer building or implementing Linux or UNIX software
    • Advanced knowledge of UNIX or Linux systems, preferably in Red Hat's platform solutions
      like Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Red Hat Satellite, and Red Hat Identity Management,
      including SELinux, sVirt, CC EAL4+, Crypto, OpenSCAP, firewalls, and other related
    • Good knowledge of open source cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions like Red Hat
      OpenStack Platform, KVM, etc.
    • Good knowledge of open source cloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions like Red Hat OpenShift and related technologies like Docker and Kubernetes, etc.
    • Experience with different programming languages; knowledge of Python, Perl, Ruby, or Java is a
    • Proven record of developing relationships at engineering, commercial, and executive levels
      throughout large enterprise IT organizations
    • Comfortable presenting and having technical and business discussions with senior executives
    • Ability to orchestrate proofs of concepts from concept to business closure stages
    • Experience across one or more vertical industry areas is preferred
    • Willingness to travel 

    • Knowledge of enterprise architecture
    • Ability to work well within a team
    • Excellent French, English, and Dutch communication skills, both written and verbal
      Bachelor’s degree

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