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IBM Cloud Solution Architect (Managed Services) in Austin, Texas

Introduction

IBM's Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBM's market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are currently seeking an experienced Cloud Solution Architect for Managed Services to support our clients.

Some of the responsibilities for the Cloud Solution Architect:

  • Leads or performs the installation and/or management of the physical or operational elements of the system, including network management, operating system, application platforms, and database components.

  • Provides in-depth knowledge of the IBM Cloud, Azure or AWS Ecosystem and evaluates the customer's business and technical requirements as a trusted advisor.

  • Develops Cloud architectural designs that includes - IaaS, Networking, App Services, Databases, and Authentication/Access Management etc.

  • Provides documentation of the technical design which express what actions a solution must take and what outcome is expected

  • Conducts technical proof of concepts for first of a kind, unknown, or complex situations.

  • Conduct customer workshop, capability demonstration, proof of concept of offering etc.

  • Participates in business development activities, from opportunity identification, qualification, scoping, solutioning, proposal writing, orals presentations and demonstrations.

  • Understands the relationship the delivery of cloud services plays in client success and takes pride in being a trusted advisor.

  • Project Management and leadership skills and ability to lead technical cloud delivery projects from beginning to end.

This is a remote position, but you must live within a commutable distance to an IBM Expert Lab in: Austin, TX | Raleigh, NC | San Jose, CA | Toronto, Canada.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Red Hat OpenShift or Kubernetes skills

  • Experience delivering cloud projects (IBM, AWS, and/or Azure)

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent working experience

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3+ years' experience and certified Red Hat OpenShift Administrator and/or Kubernetes cluster management

  • Multi-Cloud knowledge of Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud

  • Cloud-Pak for Data and/or Cloud-Pak for Watson AIOps.

About 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 Life @ IBMAre 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.

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 You @ IBMIBM 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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