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IBM Google Cloud Enterprise Architect in Washington, District Of Columbia


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

This role is around understanding/interpreting requirements, shaping client understanding and points of view, creating compliant and differentiated solutions that are compelling and evaluated with high technical merit, ultimately resulting in award of new cloud business and successful delivery of proposed solution/architecture. The expectation is deep understanding of GCP Cloud and GCP for Government capabilities and broad understanding across cloud solutions in areas such as hosting, cloud migration, DevSecOps, security/accreditation, and day 2 operations. This includes the requirement of on having both the Google Cloud Certification and Google Certified Solution Expert Certification.

  • You must have demonstrated I/T Services architecture / proposal experience across a portfolio (multiple accounts / clients), including leading cost estimation and applying architectural principles for solutions.

If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the anticipated compensation range for the position is $128,000 to $198,500 based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

At least 3 years of experience with the following:

  • Architecting, implementing, and managing environments within GCP. Experience needs to include GCP Virtual machines, Resource Manager, Service Fabric, Container Service, SQL Database, Virtual Network, DNS, and GCP Active Directory at a minimum.

  • Migrating client workloads into GCP from other clouds (public or private) as well as traditional on-prem solutions

  • Managing client workloads across multiple GCP regions

  • Integrating GCP offerings with other monitoring tools via API

  • Automating deployment and management of GCP workloads via API, integration tools, or other methods

  • Managed service experience (e.g. performing systems administration, monitoring, NOC/SOC/EOC, Service Desk)

  • Developing detailed technical schedules as input to an overall project schedule

  • Managing multiple accounts and projects simultaneously

  • Strong technical writing and documentation skills; ability to clearly articulate technical requirements and relate them to business objectives

  • Demonstrated experience operating as a facilitator with excellent verbal and written communications.

  • Strong verbal and written communication experience in the following forms: (Presentations, RFIs, RFPs, Orals, Conferences, Client Negotiation, Business Objectives/Requirements, Facilitator)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

: Preferred 2 or more years of experience with the following:

  • Experience with additional GCP services, applications and Federal Marketplace offerings

  • Experience managing GCP Government and/or GCP DoD Clouds

  • Familiarity with GCP Stack for private cloud

  • Skills in a formal PM discipline (PMI or other PM accreditation is a plus)

  • Experience with Federal Government contracts, including security compliance guidelines for NIST 800-53 moderate and high impact baselines

  • Federal Secret or Top Secret Security clearance * ITIL V3 Certification preferred

  • Experience working with managed service providers on top of GCPIaaS/PaaS offerings * Experience, or situational awareness to the government impact levels, IATT and ATO process.

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 job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy 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 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.

US Citizenship Required.

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.