IBM Jobs

Job Information

IBM Data Lake Architect in Sandy Springs, Georgia


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

As a Data Lake Architect, you'll be part of a passionate team building new, powerful applications for IBM Security. As part of the extended team of product stakeholders, offering managers, architects, and product owners you are helping to define the new security products for hybrid cloud. We are looking for an experienced and passionate candidate who can coordinate and guide efforts of multiple scrum teams in a large, complex project. Our current teams span the globe, so we are looking for someone with excellent organizational and communication skills.

In this role you will be building a real-time, multi-tenanted data analytics platform for SaaS and Hybrid Cloud deployment. This platform must support ingestion from hundreds to hundreds of thousands unique data sources in reliable, secure, and cost effective manner.


  • Architect, design, and build a real-time, multi-tenanted data analytics platform for SaaS and Hybrid Cloud deployment.

  • Collaborate with teams across the globe to build an integrated experience for our end users.

  • Build a cost effective platform focusing on performance, reliability, scalability, and security.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proven hands-on experience building and operating an enterprise grade data analytics platform

  • Proven hands-on experience with distributed columnar data stores

  • Proven hands-on experience with query engines such as SparkSQL, PrestoDB, et cetera

  • Proven hands-on experience with distributed technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Kafka Streams, et cetera

  • 5+ years development experience with Java/Python

  • Familiarity with storage technologies and tiered storage patterns

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Kubernetes and/or the Red Hat OpenShift Platform

  • Cloud (AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud, et cetera)

  • SQL, Python, Go

  • PostgreSQL

  • Relational, Graph, and Columnar DB design

  • ETL/ELT Pipelines

  • Open-source usage and involvement

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 @ IBMWhat 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 progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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.