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Platform Architect

Raleigh, NC, USA | Red Hat

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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Job summary

Red Hat’s Information Technology (IT) team is looking for a Platform Architect with significant experience with Salesforce.com (SFDC) architecture to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will steer the vision, direction, and design of an SFDC reimplementation that will serve as the foundation for years to come. You’ll need to be a recognized subject matter expert with solid technology focus and be able to effectively communicate across layers, shaping strategy, laying the SFDC enterprise architectural framework, and guiding the design and development of functional and technical architecture.


Primary job responsibilities

Be responsible for the development of application architecture roadmap and ongoing maintenance of the application architecture blueprint for Red Hat's SFDC transformation project

Engage across all layers and coordinate with other architects to quickly gain understanding of current state, document business and application interdependencies, flush out details regarding end state vision, and develop multi-year transition roadmap

Create contextual and conceptual models to document complex business processes and capabilities

Create, manage, and use IT and technology architecture models

Manage and participate in the Architecture Review Board for review, development, and maintenance of SFDC

Define, document, and evangelize standards, patterns, and industry best practices

Serve as a trusted advisor to leaders and business stakeholders in the development of the strategic portfolio or business team plans

Provide comprehensive analysis on opportunities, risks, and tradeoffs associated with transformation

Collaborate with vendors and represent Red Hat at industry forums

Enable a culture of continuous learning and identify opportunities to incorporate best practices or relevant emerging trends into Red Hat's skill repository

Understand business architecture for direct sales, partner community, and customer support, as well as field marketing and finance

Required skills

15+ years of experience within the IT area; 7+ years of that with application architecture

Experience with at least one (preferably more than one) enterprise SFDC implementation(s) or reimplementation(s)

Experience across multiple large projects with key roles in defining them, shaping solutions definition, building buy decisions, and implementing tools, technologies, and processes

Experience with high-volume, high-velocity engineering application systems; deep knowledge of application, application constructs, data architectures, and implementations is a plus

Solid experience with microservices, service-oriented architecture, Rest APIs, Java, JEE, C#, .Net, JavaScript, RDBMS, relational databases, ETL, real time analytics, data warehouse, agile methodologies, DevOps toolsets, etc.

Demonstrated ability to identify and provide proofs of concepts for innovative technologies and guide their adoption into the mainstream

Advanced level of knowledge of sales cloud and service cloud

Solid communication and persuasion skills; ability to persuasively present viewpoints based on audience level

Solid ability to present technical information to non-technical stakeholders and internal team members

Experience working with visualization software applications like LucidChart

Familiarity with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies including requirements, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance

Experience with security standards like Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), data encryption, and encryption at rest

Experience with sales and service cloud integrations with Oracle or SAP ERP backend

4-year bachelor's degree in computer science or IT-related course of study is a plus


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