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Platform Solution Architect (12 months Contract)



The Lead Architect is responsible for creating the most appropriate architecture and providing technical leadership in complex project(s) independently.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver pre-sales discovery sessions and post-sales detailed design workshop as part of providing customer with business-driven solution
  • Provide presales technical support for the development and implementation of complex solutions
  • Use the extensive knowledge of service offerings and technical expertise to prepare detailed specifications, deliver presentations, workshops, and proofs of concepts, and demonstrate to customers
  • Present complex solutions to potential customers and design value-driven architectures, explaining the application and business value of the solutions
  • Gain deep understanding of customer business and IT environments and collaborate with sales teams to assess the potential application of service offerings & solutions
  • Present, discuss, shape and influence customer architectural design decisions and roadmap with both external and internal stakeholders
  • Perform hands-on implementation delivery for relevant aspects of a project and play a technical governance role in project delivery
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of repeatable methods, frameworks, and tools to bring greater efficiency and effectiveness to Services
  • Provide leadership and guidance to consultants and presales solutions architects enabling them to be able to be more effective and capable at large-scale design and architecture activities and educate the teams on services offering & capabilities of solutions
  • Communicate value, progress, and status to all stakeholders; share knowledge and findings to allow team members to learn from your experience
  • Demonstrate creative thinking through the development of informative whitepapers, blog-posts, industry events and webinars


The ideal candidate should possess:

  • 5+ years of experience focused on cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
  • Must have extensive experience in both the development of Java Web Application and installation/administration of Java Application Servers and able to operate freely on both Linux machines and Windows machines.
  • Experience designing complex customer solutions in a rapidly evolving technological field, having 10+ years of experience in a solutions architect, enterprise architect, or a consultant role related to the architecting & delivering of Platform infrastructure/solutions
  • Proven working experience in architecting and delivering successful Red Hat OpenShift projects and well versed in operational and management experience with hybrid platforms
  • Background in customer engagement with either a major consulting services organization or within a services division of a major software company
  • Proven track record of working in a strategic advisory capacity to senior IT and business executives
  • Broad and deep experience across the following technologies: Red Hat OpenStack, Red Hat OpenShift, JBoss, Red Hat Virtualization, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Puppet and Ansible
  • Working knowledge of cloud architectures Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and their supporting infrastructures
  • Balance of strategic and tactical skills with a capacity for innovative thinking with ability to work seamlessly with teams spread out across multiple departments and geographies
  • Advanced knowledge of UNIX or Linux systems, preferably in Red Hat’s platform solutions including Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Red Hat Satellite and other related technologies
  • Extensive technical expertise in and experience designing and implementing complex solutions with OpenStack Platform distributions, preferably Red Hat OpenStack Platform
  • Extensive technical experience with platform technologies like Red Hat OpenShift and related technologies like Docker containers, Kubernetes container orchestration, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable giving presentations and having technical and business discussions with senior executives
  • Ability to orchestrate proofs of concepts from concept to business closure stages
  • Experience with different programming and scripting languages; knowledge of Python, Perl, Ruby, or Java is a plus


Joy Lim (R1770077) | Anchor Search Group Pte Ltd (17C8528)