Cloud Architect is an exemplary technical leader in his/her areas of practice. They bring deep experience and strategic insight spanning from Architecture, Design and Development leadership to client-facing solution skills which are among the best in the industry. This role is crucial to realizing cutting edge Hybrid Cloud Capabilities and Solutions for clients worldwide especially using Red Hat technologies. The role would involve working with highly skilled infrastructure architects and deployment specialists in taking up challenging internal IBM projects in order to develop and execute complex solutions for IBM clients worldwide. In conjunction with IBM Distinguished Engineers and other key leaders, the Cloud Architect would also provide guidance to the larger global Community of Practice (CoP) in their area and drive important community-supported projects. He or she will prioritize building critical intellectual capital that may eventually be leveraged by the wider IBM audience through the development of best in class reusable assets often using bleeding-edge technologies on “First of a Kind” projects.
The success of this role would be benchmarked globally with industry peers. Excellent practice and knowledge on Cloud-based software development and tools, consummate thought leadership, constant innovation and contribution to the development of industry standards would be some of the key result areas in addition to meeting business metrics for the respective areas.
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(8660) IBM United Kingdom Limited
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Must have experience in one or more of Red Hat Cloud technologies (OpenStack, OpenShift, CloudForms, Ansible, etc.)
Bachelors degree (or above) in Computer Science or related fields.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
Lead the Design, Implementation, and Expansion of Organization's Enterprise Computing and Cloud Computing Solutions providing High-Performance Services with a focus of Knowledge of Cloud Providers e.g. IBM, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or VMware.Exposure in core tenants considered when designing, developing & deploying to a Cloud. Confident to leverage Cloud Platforms. Managing applications at scale and how Cloud could address problems faced when designing for distributed scalable applications that are deployed across regions, Microservices, Decoupling, Self-healing, Testing & Security compliance. Cloud Management Platforms - Design and implement a robust cloud management implementation including orchestration and catalogue capabilities. Compliance - Integrate compliance, data regulatory requirements into all solutions. Multi-tier architectures: Load Balancers, Caching, Web Servers, Application Servers, Networking and Databases.
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Early Professional Track
Not Applicable - Professional Hire
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