Redhat Solutions Architect
Eclaro - Plainview, NY

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We are currently seeking a customer facing pre-sales solutions architect, experienced in Red Hat/Linux to accelerate growth and development of our Red Hat business.
The ideal candidate should possess or be capable of learning the following skills:
  • 5 + years experience, including architecting and implementing Linux or UNIX software solutions
  • Strong knowledge of UNIX or Linux systems, preferably in Red Hat platform products
  • Knowledge of technologies such as clustering, directory services, identity management
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Thorough understanding of networking and complex software integration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good presentation skills with ability to engage customers in solving business problems
  • Ability to collaborate with sales and vendors to define customer solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate traditional Red Hat products
  • Ability to define customer use cases and IIS value solutions based on Red Hat offerings
  • Ability to set up lab and demo environment as well as run proof of concepts
Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Provide all typical pre-sales activities required to support and develop Red Hat sales efforts
  • Support the sales engagement process through customer meetings, solution creation, configuration and design, etc.
  • Manage Red Hat vendor relationship
    • Maintain relationship with local and corporate Channel RH sales and technical personnel.
    • Participate and host vendor meetings
    • Maintain current knowledge of all Red Hat products, attend product training and maintain all certifications as required
    • RHCSA Certified System Administrator
    • RHCE Certified Engineer
    • RHCDS Certified Datacenter Specialist
    • Help establish and maintain training and certification requirements for delivery consultants and sales personnel
  • Become familiar with sales promotions and explain them to the sales team
  • Help define and fully create IIS value proposition for the Red Hat business
  • Assist with developing best practice guides for consultants and customers
  • Help drive marketing initiatives, seminar, webinars, web demos
  • Assist with Vendor escalations as required