Job Description

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.


Help our customers with their evolution in enterprise application and integration development. The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a DevOps Middleware Consultant with significant experience in JEE and modern application design to join us in Melbourne, Australia. In this role, you’ll use our unique middleware applications capabilities for DevOps, continuous integration (CI) and continuous development (CD), container, and cloud-based projects. You'll help make our solutions both practical and workable for the businesses of our customers. As a DevOps Middleware Consultant, you will lead the on-site design and implementation of Red Hat’s solutions based on Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Middleware. You’ll work to gain understanding of the infrastructure and business needs of our customers, make recommendations that address their challenges, and help them make strategic decisions for the adoption of Red Hat’s technologies. You'll then build enterprise applications and capabilities around cloud technologies to streamline development and allow for continuous feature release of applications. This is a great opportunity if you’re passionate about learning new technologies and expanding your core expertise while traveling to customer sites within Australia and New Zealand to promote Red Hat’s technologies and solutions.


  • Become a respected Red Hat subject matter expert at the customer site, addressing their architectural, technical, development, and strategic IT requirements
  • Use your critical thinking skills and experience to tackle tough problems in innovative ways using modern practices and technologies like containers and container management, APIs and API management, microservices, hybrid cloud deployment, and management
  • Define overall system architectures, manage software specification, installation, and configuration, and design, testing, and deployment of open source solutions
  • Serve as a trusted adviser to the customer and assist the project or technical managers in setting and delivering on expectations
  • Perform architecture review, code review, and health check on existing applications and their deployment
  • Maintain deep understanding of industry practices through project experience, training, and personal research
  • Respond to incidents, escalations, and exceptions in a professional manner, manage resolution of these until they can be handed over to the appropriate team, and manage customer expectations during the resolution process
  • Assist the Sales team in developing solutions proposals and in providing your technical experience to Sales calls with customers
  • Contribute your knowledge and experience back into the wider Red Hat community so that other teams and customers can benefit

  • 3+ years of experience and advanced knowledge of middleware technologies, including enterprise web or middleware development project experience with application integration, data integration, business rule management, or business process automation; experience with Red Hat OpenShift, Kubernetes, and Docker is a plus
  • 3+ years of experience working directly with enterprise stakeholders and architects on a range of development and deployment projects
  • Consulting and people skills
  • Experience providing technical leadership to a small team
  • Experience defining solutions architectures and designing, implementing, and troubleshooting large-scale workable solutions
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies, object-oriented design, and development principles, including enterprise integration and software design patterns
  • Understanding of Java frameworks or libraries like Spring, Hibernate, or Struts
  • Knowledge of DevOps or continuous integration (CI) and continuous development (CD) technologies like Apache Maven, Jenkins, and Bamboo
  • Understanding of automation and scripting tools like Puppet or Red Hat Ansible Automation
  • Willingness to travel weekly to customer locations throughout Australia and New Zealand


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