Specialist Solutions Architect (Santa Rosa)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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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.


The Red Hat Financial Services Sales team is looking for a Specialist Solutions Architect to join us on the West Coast. In this role, you will provide presales support with a combination of presales architecture experience and technical skills for Red Hat's offerings including Red Hat Process Automation Manager, Red Hat Decision Manager, Red Hat Fuse, Red Hat AMQ, and Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform. You will promote the adoption of Red Hat's solutions, working closely with the Sales team, helping prospective customers solve real problems. As a Specialist Solutions Architect, you'll need to gain an understanding of the customer business needs and align these needs with our capabilities. You'll guide practical workshops and deep dive demonstrations of our offerings and deliver limited-scope proofs of concepts.


  • Become a trusted adviser within Red Hat's customer base; build solid, lasting relationships with customers
  • Serve as a presales technical associate for the Sales team, providing support for the development and implementation of complex solutions using Red Hat Process Automation Manager, Red Hat Decision Manager, Red Hat Fuse (integration platform), Red Hat AMQ (messaging), and Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
  • Conduct regular demonstrations of Red Hat's technologies and offerings to prospective customers
  • Scope evaluations and lead prospective customers through successful technical evaluations and proofs of concepts
  • Work closely with Internal Product, Product Engineering, Professional Services, Support, and Sales teams to ensure a successful customer experience
  • Develop and maintain content that enables Red Hat to sell and support Red Hat's solutions at scale
  • Demonstrate leadership in IT management by producing whitepapers and webinars and by speaking at conferences

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field and 5+ years of experience in the job offered or in a related role
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences; ability to interpret customer business and technical needs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English
  • Experience with at least one offering like Red Hat Process Automation Manager, Red Hat Decision Manager, Red Hat Fuse, Red Hat AMQ, or a competitive equivalent like IBM WebSphere or Oracle WebLogic
  • Willingness to travel up to 75%


3+ years of experience architecting in at least one of the following areas:

  • Financial services systems like pricing risk analytics, anti-money laundering, compliance systems, retail banking, payment systems, know-your-customer, front office, mid-office, or back-office applications
  • DevOps, continuous integration (CI) and continuous development (CD), microservices, and application containerization
  • Java development frameworks
  • Application build tools like Apache Maven, Jenkins, and Git


Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


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Associated topics: .net, architect, backend, back end, c#, lead, senior, senior software engineer, software architect, software engineer lead

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