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Cloud Solution Architect

Singapore, SOUTH EAST
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As anIBM Application Architect, you directlyhelp clients transformtheir businessandsolve 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 Cloud Solution Architect you engage in the solutioning and delivery of our Cloud-related projects . Working in partnership with the wider project team, you will be responsible for the overall technology strategy and architecture/design for Cloud solutions for your clients. You will also be responsible for the direction of technical resources on the project to implement solutions for your clients.

You will also work on optimising resources to meet project constraints taking into account such concerns as Client budget, skills availability, and complexity of the project/solution. From a client perspective you will deal with teams focused on designing, migrating, building, managing, transforming and expanding their services on Cloud. Your role will also be to build trusted and ongoing relationships with key buyers and influencers including cloud developers, CIO's/CTO's and technology procurement.

Key Skills and Experience required:
Expert level skills in Cloud to guide technical client side architects on Cloud strategy and solution best practices. This will aid clients to identify high value Cloud entry points (e.g. new applications, transforming existing applications or simply starting a Cloud sandbox that IBM helps them operationalize.)
Expert level skills in guiding IBM project technical resources to design and implement Cloud solutions
Expert level skill in Cloud technology, including hybrid Cloud solutions
Deep understanding of Public Cloud as a PaaS offering including automation of deployment and containers.
Deep understanding of the current state of the art for infrastructure automation, continuous integration/deployment, SQL/NoSQL/NewSQL, networking, and cloud-based delivery models.
Deep experience in designing and implementing highly available and scalable Cloud solutions
Experienced skill level with contemporary engagement methods, including Proof of Concepts.
Experienced level skills with Design Thinking, Agile and DevOps methods.
Business case modelling skills (i.e. Cloud total cost of Ownership vs Business as Usual purchases)
Ability to position Cloud technology against industry solution requirements.
Significant experience within any of the major Industries or Government
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills;
Self-driven, detail-orientation
Ability to work collaboratively and productively with globally dispersed teams
Ability to manage ambiguity, yet producing tangible results

Ability to effectively manage challenging situations without loss of focus when under pressure


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 4 years experience architecting and solutioning leveraging a major Cloud platform.
5 years of experience in infrastructure / development consulting
Cloud Certification
Cloud native solutions
TOGAF or equivalent architecture certification
Proficiency in programming languages such as: Shell, Java, C, Ruby, Python
Knowledge of networking systems and architectures (DNS, TCP, UDP etc)
Lead first of a kind and complex solution development
Provide end-to-end solution approach guidance and coaching.
Create and use intellectual capital to solve diverse client issues in an innovative way
Provide training to technical solutioners and sales teams

Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code implementation
Experience in Network and Infrastructure migration to Cloud

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
as above

About Business Unit
IBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The companys Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBMs global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients growth and innovation. By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre 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 IBM
IBMs 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 Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-12-25 Expires: 2020-01-24

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