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Offering Architect

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The Offering Architect acts as a technical visionary and a leader with broad Networking Industry knowledge, combined with deep technical skills; willing to lead other architects or do it themselves.
Offering Architect has following responsibilities:
o Defining a modular and repeatable solution architecture with real examples which can be implemented in a practical manner
o Work across various offering architects and focus primarily on integration aspects of the various underlying technologies and offerings. To fulfill these responsibilities, an Offering Architect leads all technical aspects of the RedHat Networking Solution and works as a strong and pragmatic technical partner with the RedHat Networking Offering manager, who's primary job is to focus on business aspects.
o This is a senior individual performer/leader role with no direct reports.
o Offering Architect influences and advises the Offering Manager on feasibility aspects and viability of the offering in the market.
o Works collaboratively with offering manager, development leaders, product architects, product designers, and key customers to appropriately package features into offering releases and ensure offering designs reflect business objectives
This role requires experience in meeting with Client Senior Architects and occasionally high-level IT and business executives and re-engineering their vision.
Demonstrates offering capabilities and value proposition to external stakeholders (customers, partners, and analysts), analyzing feedback to identify potential gaps or opportunities and make recommendations on how to address them.
Will require Network and RedHat specific experience, knowledge of the key technologies and solutions leveraging SDN, OpenShift and OpenStack etc. to be able to pick the right startup points for the solution and pragmatically collaborate within IBM and across IBM partners to successfully complete Pilots, learn and scale forward.

Essential job functions:
Understand the market and technology space across RedHat Networking and Cloud and come up with an offering technical strategy, roadmap and an execution plan and making it materialize by launching successful offering in this area
Adopt a startup approach to things and hence need to wear multiple hats if required to get the job done.
Broad and deep experience and skills in business and technology areas with ability to pick up new trends and technologies quickly.
Be flexible and adaptable to evolving business needs and able to perform in a high intensity environment

Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Cloud Architect, you will be an exemplary Technical Leader in the areas of practice. You 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. You are crucial to realizing cutting edge Hybrid Cloud Capabilities and Solutions for clients worldwide using Open Source technologies.
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 development of industry standards would be some of the key result areas in addition to meeting business metrics for the respective areas.

What you will do

  • Our IBM Cloud Deployment Services team is seeking a strong Automation Engineer, who has experience in leading, designing/architecting as well as ground level execution (development and delivery) in various cloud solutions and services contexts (with emphasis on orchestration, automation and integration).
  • Looking or some highly motivated workflow developers to help drive the realization of the visions of cognitive cloud technologies.

How well help you grow

  • Youll have access to all the technical and management training courses to grow your expertise.
  • Youll learn directly from skilled developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor.
You will have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out really excites you

We always believe that it is extremely important to have the right person for the right job and you are a perfect fit to this strategy. We want people with an openness and ability to learn and who are ready to put good ideas into action. So, go ahead, and grab the opportunities we wish you great success in your career and inspire you to bring your best self to IBM.
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Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • 5-7 years of architecture or equivalent experience
  • Well-versed in industry trends in Cloud computing, Software Defined Networking, NFV, Containers and RedHat Technologies (OpenShift and Open Stack).
  • Excellent Knowledge of Enterprise networking and deep understanding of the following:
    • Public and private cloud market 2 Years
    • IBM offerings (SoftLayer), and IBM competitors (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Deep understanding and proven technical architecture capabilities across RedHat Technologies and Offerings: 2-3 Years
    • OpenStack Networking
    • Software-defined networks with Open Daylight
    • Cloud Enabled NFVs and Linux Containers
    • Ansible (overview)
  • Exceptional ability to communicate effectively with both technical professionals and executives.
  • Capable of translating detailed technical issues to business-relevant concepts.
  • Expert Level Technical Certifications across one of these: Cisco/Juniper/RedHat (CCIE/JNCIE/RedHat)

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Experience in leading technical architecture aspects across Network Consulting, Implementation and Managed Services related opportunities
  • Knowledge on the newest Network technologies and development of Software Based (SD) functionalities
  • Experience working with the IBM Design thinking methodology
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task.
    Ability to work well independently or within a team, particularly cross-functional teams
  • Red Hat Technologies and Offerings across:
    • Ansible based Automation
    • Distributed Virtual Routing
    • NFV
Preferred Certifications
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer
  • Red Hat Certified Architect
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation
  • TOGAF (Enterprise Architecture)/

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 this 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 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.



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