Solution Architect

Company: IBM
Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 31.AUG.2021
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IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell...


IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesDo you have a passion for solving complex business problems with the latest Solution Architect methodologies, tools, and techniques? Do you have a passion for leading others and architecture of innovative technology solutions, while honing your expertise alongside fellow talented professionals? IBM Cloud and Cognitive Expert Labs is looking for talented and solidindividuals to accelerate the adoption of the IBM Cloud Paks by specializing in the architecture of Cloud Pak technology to migrate workloads to on-prem, IBM, Amazon, Azure, or Google public clouds.As the Solution Architect, you will recommend, and leverage needed technologies, architectures, integrated solutions, and tooling to enable the sales and services delivery teams across the organization.**Who You Are...**You possess a prior demonstrated ability to create and foster a strong and successful culture. Capable of building and maintaining relationships with key decision-makers and actively seeking new growth projects/opportunities - You are a forward-thinking Architect that embraces the opportunity to utilize emerging trends, engineering practices and technologies with agility. Sporting a broad set of skills across the breadth of cloud solutions including design, implementation and operations - This technical leader will be joining a collaborative, cross-organizational environment with a cooperative 'whatever-it takes' approach by each person. This is an opportunity for you to collaborate with other technical leaders and SMEs to drive adoption, stability and reliability concepts for IBM Cloud Paks.Today's operating environment demands a stack that's responsive to the innovative enterprise - one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. Be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world's top business and technology professionals. **We're hiring ...JOIN US.**If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the anticipated compensation range for the position $111,000 to $218,000 is based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.Required Technical and Professional Expertise* In addition to your demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, you'll possess...* 3+ years' experience in an Architect role* Understand current and envision future business problems facing our customers when solutioning.* Deep experience and comfort level interfacing directly with customers in face to face and/or remote engagements* Ability to migrate solutions from competitor cloud platforms using IBM & third-party products and tooling.* Provide leadership to successfully migrate customers using both 'lift and shift' models as well as application transformation to microservices.* Experience solutioning with Cloud Paks and containers (RedHat OpenShift/Kubernetes and supporting products).* Deep knowledge of Digital Business Automation (DBA) / Enterprise Content Management (ECM) as part of Cloud Pak for Business Automation and the ability to create highly available applications solutions across multiple platforms including.Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise* 5+ years' experience in an Architect role* Additional skills such as networking, storage, infrastructure, DBA, ECM, and AI desired* Be efficient in Agile development skills, tooling, and methodologies.* Knowledgeable in software engineering including API and microservice development.* Understanding of core Cloud Pak for Business Automation modules and integrating them with other tools.* Comfortable working independently and as part of a broader team in a dynamic environment with changing priorities* Apply an understanding of industry trends to deliver solutions* Be willing to take risks and quickly learn from mistakes while working incomplex/matrix managed organizational environmentAbout Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.Your matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.This position is eligible for participation in an IBM sales incentive plan. Actual incentive opportunity will be based on performance and the eligible Target Incentive, as addressed in the applicable plan, all of which is subject to change.We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.Being is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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