The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Architects are responsible for keeping up with the latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.
Your Role and Responsibilities
As Infrastructure Architect, you are responsible for providing architecture, design and planning services to IT Client and business executives and also providing both logical and detailed physical design documents for the target environments and associated connectivity of the client's hybrid multi-cloud infrastructure initiatives.
Responsible to collect and analyze the client's technical and business requirements, along with current IT and cloud environments
Make recommendations and provide the appropriate architecture designs required to help clients realize hybrid multi-cloud value and optimize their delivery of IT services
Architects in this role design architectures for both hybrid and multi-cloud vendor adoption, virtualization and containers in accordance with the client's Cloud Technology Strategy while providing for their capacity, connectivity, security, cross platform management, and resiliency requirements by using IBM Reference Architectures, best practices and other service offering assets.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Minimum 8+ years of experience in IT domain.
Solid understanding of IBM Services offerings and capabilities across the Advise, Move, Build, and Manage pillars
Proficient in consulting and the delivery of project services with deeper skills in Cloud Architecture and an understanding of Cloud Service Management, Resiliency, and Security with respect to their design.
Efficient in Agile/waterfall/RAD methodology, process management, project management, time management, effective negotiation, communication and lead innovative/creative complex problem solving. Application architecture, cyber security strategy, database architecture, midrange x86 architecture/operating systems, network architecture, storage architecture, Hybrid cloud architecture. Quality testing, Tiered support model strategy, Disaster Recovery, Backup, Application Availability, reliability & resiliency, capacity forecasting/queuing theory.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies
Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management
Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications
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