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IBM Senior Application Architect Azure - All Major Cities Across Canada in Toronto, Ontario

Introduction

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 an IBM Azure Senior 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.

As an Azure Senior Architect, you will own the End to End technical solution of the overall Cloud Migration & Modernization effort.

  • Known as recognized Cloud Technical Leader, with proven track record driving pattern identification and estimation of the application workloads, migrated & modernized to the target Cloud environment

  • Acts as SME with high understanding in identifying application module based SOE, SOI, SOR and leads modernization design as continuous modernization and modular modernization

  • Acts as a Trusted advisor for the client by listening to their pain points and considering the industry the client sits in

  • Engages the client and IBM team to co-create and design Modernization strategy and identifying the need for containerization, API, Microservices creation or other forms of Modernization

  • Interfaces with client executive(s) to clarify technical program status in a clear and concise manner

  • Simplifies the solution approach by adopting a continuous modernization method

  • Promotes innovation across the solution and delivery phases by leading the Design thinking workshops and leveraging Agile methodologies

  • Co-leads with the Modernization Project manager by providing significant contribution on Technical elements of WBS/Sprint planning, estimation, Modernization risk, dependencies and Minimum viable product (MVP)

  • Acts as SME on at least two modernization assessment and execution tools

  • We are hiring in major cities across Canada. Candidates considered for a Montreal, QC position must be fluently bilingual in both English and French.

Candidate must have the ability to work in Canada without a current or future need for visa sponsorship. Selected candidates may not need to travel for all projects outside of their metro area. However, all candidates must be able and willing to travel based on assigned project demand. Travel requirements may vary but could be up to 100%. Candidates are not able to refuse project based on travel.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience integrating applications with existing systems - effectively integrated new and existing systems that eliminated potential problems and maintained data structure and integrity

  • Lead teams within delivery multi-vendor environments

  • Experience simplifying the solution approach by adopting a continuous modernization method

  • Experience leading Design Thinking Workshops and leveraging Agile methodologies to promote innovation across the solution and delivery phases

  • Experience in creating technical elements of project plan WBS/Sprint planning, estimation, Modernization risk, dependencies and Minimum viable product (MVP)

  • Six years of Cloud experience

  • Experience mapping client platform and application deployment requirements into Cloud platform specific services and configuration, knowledge of service catalogue

  • Azure AZ301 Certification (other Cloud Platforms are a plus: AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, RedHat OpenShift)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Possess confident analytical, creative, problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Detail-oriented, providing suggestions and solutions in areas of software development, use and maintenance

  • Worked alongside Executive and VP level clients

  • Experience supporting sales and presenting in client orals

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

About Business UnitIBM 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.

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date. Full vaccination refers to receiving dosage of COVID-19 vaccines that provide full protection in accordance with Canada Public Health and WHO guidance (full series of a 2 dose vaccine plus 14 days or a one dose vaccine plus 14 days from the last dose). Proof of vaccination status will be required. Booster vaccination requirements may be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

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 StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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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