Mobile Solutions Architect

Mobile Solutions Architect

Job ID 
Solution Architecture
Posting date 
Remote base 

Job description

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 Pre-sales team is looking for a Mobile Solutions Architect to join our Specialist Solutions Architect (SSA) team in London, UK. In this role, you will focus on the architecture, design, and delivery of enterprise mobile applications. You’ll work with developers, testers, project managers, and customers to deliver applications essential for businesses and create solutions using the latest technologies in line with best practices. As a Mobile Solutions Architect, you will also work with multiple project delivery teams to ensure they follow architecture and design best practices as the mobile application platform and applications are built.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Provide technical architecture and vision for customers' mobile application platforms
  • Analyze customers requirements to determine the appropriate solutions
  • Architect, build, and code mobile solutions during proof-of-concept opportunities
  • Review code and promote process improvement and knowledge sharing
  • Guide developers and ensure adherence to best practices and agreed-upon processes
  • Mentor other members of the team on mobile application best practices
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge by researching new technologies and software products, participating in educational opportunities, and reading professional publications
  • Arrange internal learning sessions to help team members develop the necessary skills around mobile application development

Required skills

  • Relevant architecture and design experience, with demonstrated achievements and progressive responsibilities
  • Experience architecting and designing multiple mobile applications that account for performance; ability to work across multiple mobile software platforms (iOS, Android, etc), usability and user experience, and security
  • Experience building mobile back-end platforms that can be used by multiple mobile applications
  • Experience building mobile applications in native iOS, native Android, Windows, hybrid, or HTML5
  • Proficiency with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, as well as knowledge of JavaScript frameworks like Node.js or Backbone.js
  • Experience using RESTful APIs to integrate mobile applications
  • Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable code for UI components and back-end integrations
  • Excellent customer-facing skills for technical requirements gathering and presentations; ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Good problem solving skills, written and verbal communication skills, and extensive experience presenting to IT managers and C-level executives at large firms
  • Motivated and flexible, with a demonstrated ability to work both on your own and as part of a team
  • Experience with reference apps available in public app stores or GitHub
  • Solutions-sales mentality in an environment with multiple products and services
  • Willingness to travel up to 70%

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience with automated testing and continuous integration tools
  • Familiarity with version control systems, preferably Git
  • Knowledge of Red Hat Mobile Application Platform, FeedHenry, or other mobile application platforms like Appcelerator Titanium, IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation, Kony Mobility Platform, Oracle Mobile Platform, Pegasystems Antenna, Pivotal CF Mobile Service, or SAP Mobile Platform

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