As 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 IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Within the IBM Global Business Services, we have a team focused on building differentiating assets and accelerators for hybrid cloud modernization and are seeking a Senior Application Modernization Architect to join our Global CTO team for Cloud Application Services.
In this role, you will be leading a talented asset development squad and advising clients in adopting IBM’s hybrid cloud strategy. We are seeking exceptional candidates who have both breadth and depth of experience in both consulting and technical expertise.
Scan the technology landscape and advise clients on emerging technology solutions to drive differentiation in services value proposition
Collaborate with client engagement teams to lead solution design, project proposals, proof-of-concepts, and delivery of the solution implementation by infusing CAS assets and accelerators
Evangelize assets and other cloud related best practices both internally and externally (clients, social, events, analysts)
Ability to work with the client's IT team, as well as C-level executives to demonstrate IBM’s value proposition Hybrid Cloud
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other engineering discipline
10+ years of Industry experience with 3+ years experience architecting and developing cloud-native applications including development of APIs and microservices on containers
5 years of experience with technologies such as Java and messaging technologies (MQ, Kafka, etc.); DevSecOps experience supporting application modernization and cloud-native build projects
5 years of experience in a consulting organization including consultative-based selling of technology transformation project, documenting and presenting recommendations to clients and/or stakeholders
5 years of experience in data migration and transformation (RDBMS, NoSQL etc.)
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
5 years of experience and knowledge of IBM Z and RedHat OpenShift
Certification in RedHat or Architect certification in one or more of the prominent Public Clouds (IBM, AWS, Azure, GCP)
About Business Unit
IBM 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.
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IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.
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