Middleware Architect - Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki

Middleware Architect - Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki

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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 Consulting Services team is looking for a Middleware Architect to join us in Stockholm, Sweden. 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.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Serve as a customer advocate, architecting the right solutions and ensuring 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 risk
  • 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, ideally with focus on enterprise virtualization, cloud, or datacenter infrastructure
  • 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
  • Background working in a strategic advisory capacity with senior IT and business executives
  • Broad and deep technical experience with middleware technologies on both delivery and architecture levels specialized preferably in integration (Red Hat JBoss Fuse or Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization), automation (Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite or Red Hat JBoss BRMS), 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, including considerable experience presenting to C-level executives at large firms
  • Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and services
  • Proven 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 70% across the Nordic region
  • Excellent language skills in English; additional Nordic languages are a big plus

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