Solution Architect Modernization: Azure

Company: IBM
Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 29.AUG.2021
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IntroductionAs an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define ...


IntroductionAs an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of Azure and Multicloud platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesThe Global Business Services Cloud Center of Competency is a Leader in Cloud solutions. We are seeking applications for **Application Architect- AZURE Cloud Modernization** position to join our team. The role is meant for highly talented hands-on technical architects to help accelerate our Cloud Modernization journey in AZURE space.In this role as an experienced Solution Architect, you will work with our customers in architecting, developing and re-engineering applications that can fully leverage the AZURE Cloud. You will work on a variety of opportunities and projects, at the forefront of application development and cloud technology adoption. In this role, you will design and develop native cloud applications, architect AZURE cloud solutions and participate in cloud adoption, optimization and migration strategies for our clients. You will also advise our clients on API, Microservices, legacy application modernization and deployment to the cloud. The role requires the ability to work with the client's IT team, as well as C-level executives to demonstrate the cloud value proposition. This includes assessing the current application and infrastructure environment, performing a gap analysis, and recommending the to-be solution architecture. As the Application Architect- AZURE Cloud Modernization, you will be required to deliver a proof of concept or minimum viable product using agile methodology and IBM design thinking. You will use your knowledge of platform based cloud development as a service offerings in the market, born-on-the-cloud application architecture and best practices, API management, DevOps, Internet of Things, and Cloud Integration suites to advise our clients on their hybrid/multi cloud journey. We are seeking a candidate who are able to design, architect and develop cloud applications. Lead teams of developers and own proof of concepts. Ability to work with a global team and flexibility will be essential. Knowledge of multiple platforms, cloud services, AI, Blockchain and Dev/SecOps is highly desired.The ideal candidate will be able to:+ Help customers architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AZURE Cloud.+ Architect and develop customer applications to be cloud optimized.Work as a Technical leader alongside customer business, development and infrastructure teams.+ Provide deep software development knowledge with respect cloud architecture, design patterns and programming.+ Advise and implement AZURE Cloud best practices.+ Work as both an infrastructure and application development specialist.+ Implement Agile processes.+ Implement DevOps practices including continuous integration and automated deployment.+ Bring in Eminence, Thought Leadership, Identify trends and business opportunities.+ Developing and maintain sustainable Sales pipeline.Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ At least 7 years of experience using cloud development platforms from multiple cloud vendors , including IBM Cloud, RedHat OpenShift, AWS, Azure, GCP with highest focus on Azure+ At least 7 years of experience coding in Java, Python, Ruby, Go, and Javascript frameworks+ At least 5 years of experience with containerization and container management+ At least 7 years of experience architecting and developing cloud applications+ At least 7 years of experience in DevSecOps and Continuous Integration Continuous Deployment+ At least 10 years of experience consulting+ Preferred Technical and Professional Experience+ 3 years of experience with legacy applications, Java application development, API and Microservices usage.+ At least 10 years' experience in Solution Architecture, Building and Selling Large Complex Cloud Solutions((IBM Cloud, Azure, AWS, GCP) to multiple clients.Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ n/aAbout Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.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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