Germany – Telecommute
Senior Solutions Architect – IBM Alliance Partnership
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 Sales team is looking for a Senior Solutions Architect to join us in Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Dsseldorf, or a remote location in Germany. In this role, you will serve as a top technical expert, using your business insight to design and architect workable solutions into IBM deals. You’ll collaborate with the Red Hat Solutions Architecture teams as well as with the IBM presales technical delivery teams to bring our customers the best solutions from across the Red Hat portfolio of offerings. YoU’ll provide key knowledge and experience to the IBM Global Business Services (GBS), Global Technology Services (GTS), and the Cloud Solutions Group in regional teams, focusing on Red Hat OpenShift, containers, Kubernetes, Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), application modernization, application migration, middleware, and integration solutions. As a Senior Solutions Architect, you’ll need to have excellent communication and people skills, as you’ll be a crucial part of the in-depth experience our customers have with Red Hat. This is a unique career opportunity for an experienced solutions architect or architect who enjoys building reference architectures and evangelizing the value of our solutions.
Primary job responsibilities
Discover and analyze customer business and technical needs and create solutions, supporting IBM locally in the country
Collaborate with the sales and technical delivery teams in Red Hat and IBM to bring our customers the most efficient solutions
Architect, design, and present multiproduct solutions to be included in the IBM Client Solutions
Design and build the standard portfolio of offerings, in particular focusing on how it is being used with the GTS Managed Services and with other delivery teams
Help the IBM teams in the country with the competitive positioning of Red Hat’s solutions and offerings
Provide and create user stories and contribute to architectural blueprints for Red Hat’s offerings
Successful record of working in a presales engineering or consulting role
Experience with the delivery of large-scale enterprise architecture solutions, ideally around the Red Hat technology area you’ll be responsible for
Background in architecting and designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technology field
Experience with Red Hat’s portfolio of offerings and working with the Products and Technologies (PnT) functions within Red Hat
Good presentation skills; ability to present to small and large groups of mixed business, technical, and management audiences
Experience with middleware offerings like application servers, integration offerings, and business process management (BPM); knowledge of mobile solutions is a plus
Knowledge of application architecture, including MVC Model 2, patterns, Java Database Connectivity (JDBC), CVS, build management, etc.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German
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, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by l…
Bilingual , German , Computer & IT