Middleware Solutions Architect

Middleware 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 Solutions Architecture team is looking for a Middleware Solutions Architect to join us in the New York metropolitan area. In this role, you will become a member of the Presales team and present Red Hat JBoss Middleware solutions and services to new and existing Red Hat customers. You'll collaborate with the broader presales account teams to define, illustrate, and prove how Red Hat JBoss Middleware solutions meet the needs of a customer-based solutions architecture. As a Middleware Solutions Architect, you'll be a crucial part of the first deeper experience our customers have with Red Hat.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Present the complete Red Hat JBoss Middleware portfolio to new customers
  • Perform technical deep dives on individual Red Hat JBoss Middleware solutions
  • Assist with the technical portions of the RFP and RFI response process
  • Participate in and assist with defining account strategy with broader account teams
  • Conduct technical demonstrations of Red Hat JBoss Middleware solutions and identify the appropriate solution to meet customers' needs and architecture
  • Understand current technology trends
  • Participate in and guide solution-specific subject matter expert teams; create whitepapers, best practices, tuning guides, and other solution-specific technical collateral
  • Assist with Red Hat JBoss Middleware workshops, seminars, and proofs of concepts
  • Present at local Java user groups, JBoss user groups, and selected conferences
  • Work cross-functionally within Red Hat to deliver on customer and account team expectations

Required skills

  • 5+ years of experience with JEE programming with application servers like Red Hat JBoss Middleware, Oracle WebLogic, and IBM WebSphere
  • Knowledge of application architecture (MVC/model-2, patterns, JDBC, maven, continuous integration, build management, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and container technology
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • Good presentation skills; ability to present to small and large groups of business, technical, management, and leadership audiences
  • Fluent German and English written and verbal communication skills; additional language skills are a plus
  • Willingness to travel
  • Bachelor's degree is an advantage
  • Presales and sales engineering experience is a plus

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