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IBM Cloud and DevOps Consultant – IBM Watson Health in Montreal, Canada


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Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM's Watson Health Cúram Solution team is now searching for a Cloud and DevOps consultant to join our team! We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Discover what you can make of this moment and apply now to explore this opportunity with us.

In this role in the Watson Health Cúram team, you will support clients implement the Cúram Social Platform Management (SPM). You will join a dynamic team that works with customers to meet their business objectives while embracing emerging and cutting-edge technologies, new standards and solving complex problems.

You will continue to develop expertise in the technical aspects of IBM Watson Health SPM solutions and work closely, at project sites, with clients, systems integration partners and delivery teams.

Cúram SPM Solutions offer full life-cycle support for managing health and social programs from needs to outcomes. By designing around the client, Cúram SPM solutions empower organizations to collaborate around client needs, providing citizens with easier access to governmental services and offering more effective ways to achieve desired health and social goals..

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*Must be flexible to travel to client project sites .

DevOps and Cloud Consultants bring a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience architecting modern cloud services across a broad range of technologies, applying architectural methods to structure complex solution designs in collaboration with our client’s cloud and senior architects. They are expected to structure and facilitate various design meetings and workshops, be the face of IBM Watson Health to client, dive into deep technical topics, discuss common architecture patterns and reference models, coordinate to ensure the right technical skills are on the team, and structure requirements, specifications and architectural decisions. They apply deep technology and Cúram SPM domain or industry expertise and architecture & design methods to analyze requirements and design appropriate solutions. The consultant has development experience in Java/J2EE and is a quick learner able to develop solid hands on skills in IBM Cúram SPM.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Broad design expertise across Kubernetes, Docker, Containerization, OpenShift, IAM, OS tuning/config, Database config/tuning, Security, monitoring and tuning of various cloud models

  • Broad understanding and expertise across enterprise cloud architecture (public, private, hybrid and multi), Infrastructure, storage, networking (cloud & non-cloud), enterprise monitoring, cloud governance models and approaches

This role is open to be filled in Toronto, Ottawa or Montreal

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 to 6 years of hands-on experience in application design/development with at least 2 years in Java /JEE/ J2EE development

  • Knowledge of UML, MVP, RDBMS (DB2 or Oracle), SQL, App Servers (WAS, WLS, Liberty profile) and working on flavors of UNIX/Window OSs

  • Experience as Cloud and DevOps consultant for an IT professional services firm or similar

  • Expertise with SDLC life cycle and associated IT processes – Agile/Waterfall/Scrum/Kanban, DevOps Life cycle and/or any Design Thinking certification is desirable.

  • Expertise in cloud adoption, assessments, design practices and implementation strategies.

  • Ability to integrate industry standard tools across a typical DevOps life Cycle for CI/CD process

  • Hands-on expertise on Containerization, Container orchestration (OpenShift, ICKS, EKS, AKS, GKE or equivalent) and containerized cloud deployment models

  • Experience in any DevOps scripting and terminal shells

  • Familiarity with any deployment logging and monitoring tools

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2-3 years of experience in IBM Cúram SPM design, dev, and deployment model

  • Experience in areas of IT and/or cloud technology architecture, service management

  • Knowledgeable of DevOps and CI/CD automation tools

  • Deep understanding of methodologies to gather and analyze requirements, design and implement specific cloud solutions

  • Experience in implementation of Cúram SPM or any COTS package software

  • Hands-on with any IDEs and plugins for cloud dev/deploy/orchestration

  • Experience in modern UI/UX design practices, tools, languages (ReactJS & Redux, JSP, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery and JavaScript)

  • Working experience in Java, J2EE, web/app servers, JMS/Messaging, Webservice (SOAP/REST) is preferred

  • Blingual in English and French

About Business Unit

IBM Watson Health is pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health and revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as government sectors. We aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.

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