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Cloud Specialist - Architect

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You will be in a technical leadership role responsible for defining, refining and strengthening the cloud journey for our clients and applying a portfolio of repeatable solutions, helping them navigate complex solution decision trees based on a suite of products and services that span multiple business units in IBM and our partner ecosystem.

Your Role and Responsibilities
  • You will work directly with clients, their ecosystems partners and IBM teams at very senior leadership as well as deep technical levels:
  • You will demonstrate IBMs relevance today and into the future of the clients transformation strategy and cloud journey
  • You will define product and services selection decision trees for complex multi-brand cloud journeys that deliver client value
  • You should harvest multi-brand repeatable cloud use case patterns from client engagement in order to scale successes
  • You will drive IBM cloud products and services portfolio enhancement and continued simplification, working with go-to-market teams in support of IBMs Enterprise-Out strategy
  • You should demonstrate the following leadership qualifications:
    • Personal ownership for actions; no hesitation to declare their position; conclusive action.
    • Behaviour that is consistent with IBM values and leadership.
    • Trust in every environment, even when it's tough to do so.
    • Coordinated work style to achieve shared objectives, barriers do not prevent collaborating for success.
    • Ability to form and maintain lasting relationships, inclusive teams, demonstrating and amplifying personal networks.
    • Engagement with clients as co-creators and constructs teams for radical collaboration, inspiring diversity of thought.
    • Competent and professional navigation of client, partner and IBM environments even where data is not complete or is ambiguous.
    • Root causes analysis, creation of causal hypotheses, problem solving, and conversion of challenges into opportunities.
    • Determination and courage to pursue the most challenging goals with the professional and personal conviction to overcome obstacles along the way.
    • Impacts on the performance of others through developing and sharing a compelling vision, as well as consensus across teams with varied strengths.
This is a multi-country requisition, meaning that the requisition is posted in several countries. If you are working in one of these countries you can apply to that specific country and relocation would not be required. Please note that as this req is approved for internal candidates only, you must be located in a country where the role is posted.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Cloud technology / cloud solutions
  • Cognitive technology / Watson solutions
  • Hardware / software technology
  • Contemporary consultative skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Proven communication skills
  • Thrive in a highly-matrixed global organization
  • Proven experience in defining and delivering complex client solutions
  • Ability to proactively identify issues and provide solutions, and remove roadblocks
  • The character, expertise and experience to win the trust of the teams we work with and the clients we support to become their Trusted Advisor.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • None

About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking.If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS isthe place for you!

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 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. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

How well help you grow:

Youll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need, to become the expert you want to be.
Youll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor.
You will have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure

About IBM
IBM is a global technology and innovation company. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with presence in 170 countries. The diversity and breadth of the entire IBM portfolio of research, consulting, solutions, services, systems and software, unusually distinguishes IBM from other companies in the industry.
Over the past 100 years, a lot has changed at IBM, in this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries as diverse as healthcare, retail, banking, travel, manufacturing, and many more, by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We like to say, be essential. We are changing how we craft. How we collaborate. How we analyze. How we engage.
As our company accelerates in the hybrid multicloud space, we recognize the need in the marketplace for a strategic cloud partner to engage early on with our most important clients on their cloud journey and help them define their hybrid multicloud agenda, starting from their current state. Success comes with understanding our clients, their ecosystem partners, their industry, their journey, and meeting them where they are in areas including: cloud architecture and technology, service management and operations, security and compliance, culture and organization, methodologies (e.g. the garage method), data science and governance, emerging Innovation spaces such as AI and Machine Learning.
Trusted partners consistently win market share and relevance in the future of our most important clients. The Cloud Engagement Hub is chartered with mission.
It is a dedicated, multi-disciplinary high performance team comprised of experts in areas such as Application Modernization, DevOps Transformation, Big Data/AI, Security, Networking, Data Center Modernization, Cloud Platforms such as AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud Platform, Google and AliCloud as well as the associated Cloud Managed Services. The Cloud Engagement Hubs objective is to help our most important clients define their Cloud Journey, partnering across the clients ecosystem, including IBM, through the contracting phases to solidifying the client relationship in a trusted advisory capacity.
Our Culture:
IBM is committed to crafting a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to your race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We are committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status

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.



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Posted: 2019-11-12 Expires: 2019-12-12

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