Solution Architect - Cloud Platforms

Company: IBM
Location: Austin, Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 31.AUG.2021
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IntroductionThe infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the ...

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IntroductionThe infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world's relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Architects are responsible for keeping up with the latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesAs a Solution Architect you will be an exemplary technical leader in your areas of practice. You bring deep experience and strategic insight spanning from Architecture, Design and Development leadership to client facing solution skills which are among the best in the industry. This role is crucial to realizing cutting edge On-Perm, Hybrid and MultiCloud Capabilities and Solutions for clients worldwide. The role would involve working with highly skilled infrastructure architects and deployment specialists in taking up challenging internal IBM projects to develop and execute complex solutions for IBM clients worldwide. In conjunction with IBM Distinguished Engineers and other key leaders, the Storage Architect would also provide guidance to the larger global Community of Practice (CoP) in their area and drive important community supported projects. He or She will prioritize building critical intellectual capital that may eventually be leveraged by the wider IBM audience through development of best-in-class reusable assets often using bleeding edge technologies on 'First of a Kind' projects. Responsibilities:Ability to understand business requirements, articulate a vision, evaluate risks and define roadmaps to strengthen IT capabilities, processes, and infrastructure / system investments Strength in evaluating, recommending, defining and advocating enterprise business architecture models, standards and platforms to enable end-to-end business and IT transformations across complex environments Partner with clients to align technology investments with strategic goals to deliver true business automation value. Plan and oversee the delivery of architectural design, integration, and standardization projects Provide oversight of multiple Disaster Recovery Procedure Development projects involving various SunGard personnel, contractors and vendors Analysis the customer Infrastructure and Develop/create a very high-quality client procedure documentation Serve as a primary technical associate of the business improvement team in assisting in confirming customer success in creating applications and services on the AWS platform. Understand client engagement, critically towards well-defined purposes and achievement standards Possess each technical commitment, assist in ensuring a suitable and successful delivery of agreed cloud services Have a working practice of DevOps tools Record and spread best-practice knowledge between the solution architect teams Recognize the AWS market requirement, client base, and corporate requirements They should be able to implement internal Amazon systems Shorten the time required for the production, should be capable of deploying automation infrastructure by utilizing the AWS Cloud Formation techniqueRequired Technical and Professional ExpertiseDesign & Architect AWS / Azure / Oracle Cloud SolutionsDesign & Architect Virtualized Environment (RH / VMWare /NSX Connectivity)Design & Architect Private Cloud LandscapeArchitect Solution for Resilency Tools (Veam/Zerto)Design & Architect on Prem to Cloud migrationPreferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseArchitect CertificationRed Hat Ansible AccreditationsAzure Cloud CertificationsAWS CertificationsAbout Business Unit'This position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.'As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.'Your you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.It's time to define your career.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.We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.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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