Solution Architect - IBM Cloud for Insurance & Financial Services

Company: IBM
Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 28.AUG.2021


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 ResponsibilitiesIBM is seeking a Senior Cloud Architect to join our team comprised of strong professionals with deep expertise in the Financial & Insurance Services space. In this role, you will help develop a catalog of pro-forma architectures that bring out the best of IBM and our Services Cloud ecosystem to assist our customers with Digital Transformation of their business processes and application modernization to cloud. Tasked with definition of target application architectures and migration strategies, you will advise our clients through their journey to the cloud to identify the right path and modernize their legacy applications (mainframe as well as distributed) using modern cloud native architectures with container platforms and cloud services.Who You Are...You possess a strong knowledge base and best practices in the areas of cloud application architecture, API management, microservices, DevOps, Data Modernization and cloud integration suites. Passionate about technology and software, you are devout about staying abreast of emerging technology trends and solutions to financial services challenges. As an Insurance Services Cloud Architect, you are a technical leader that enjoys serving as a liaison among executive level business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders. Do you thrive in a high energy environment, employ creative thinking and collaboration as the foundation of your daily approach? If so, you'll fit right in with our team.Sound interesting? Here's what you'll do...+ Through collaboration across IBM business units (including the IBM Partner Ecosystem) and the client's IT team, you'll iteratively co-develop and optimize pro-forma architectures with solutions such as Digitalization of Operations, Open Banking, Omni-channel, Capital Markets, Core Banking, Core Insurance, Event-Driven Architectures and Advanced Data/AI+ Confident in your abilities to wield your knowledge platform as service offerings in the market, you'll gather and assess current application and infrastructure solutions through gap analysis to recommend the "to-be" application solution architecture+ Representing deep expertise on modernization of mainframe legacy, you'll champion transformation of mission critical applications needing re-architecture - Including containerization and refactoring initiatives+ Advise IBM Insurance & Financial Services Cloud Team(s) on new partners that should be approached to join the Partner EcosystemToday's operating environment demands a stack that's responsive to the innovative enterprise - one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. It is projected that by year end 2021, businesses will exceed 50% of IT spend on cloud driven 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.Keywords...\#hybridcloud #integration #automation #architecture # #PaaS #eventdriven #SCRUM # # #ML #publiccloud #k8s #ai #BI #analytics #cloudnativeRequired Technical and Professional ExpertiseIn addition to your strong written and verbal communication skills, you'll possess the following...+ Significant architectural experience in EITHER Insurance, Banking, Financial Markets, and/OR Insurance vertical markets+ 10+ years of IT experience+ 3+ years of at-scale experience architecting and developing hybrid and public cloud application solutions leveraging Java application development, APIs, Microservices and PaaS Architectures+ 3+ years of experience leading Cloud transformation journey in strategy, design, application migration planning and/OR implementation+ Strong practical knowledge of DevOps, DevSecOps and Production best practicesPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ 5+ years of experience in delivering mainframe technology transformation projects+ 5+ years of experience documenting and presenting recommendations to clients and/or stakeholders as a consultant+ 3+ years of experience with at-scale Data Innovation and modernization for competitive advantages, inclusive of Advanced Analytics, Event Driven Architectures, AI and ML+ 3+ years' experience leading Cloud transformation journeys involving onboarding ISVs via API integration+ Certification in RedHat or Architect certification in one of the prominent Public Clouds (IBM, AWS, Azure, GCP)About Business UnitDigitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client's data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.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.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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