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Cloud Technical Advisor

Multiple Cities, Multiple
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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

The advisor role works under the direction of the IBM technology leader (CTO Global Technology Services) for a set of key IBM clients within a sector.

The role is deliverables-based and is primarily accountable for producing assessments, validations and benefits modelling in support of IBM technology solutions, with particular focus on IBM Red Hat and open source technologies.

Cloud consulting with an IT professional services firm or similar background focused on IT strategy and solution realization (visualize, advise, design, build, migrate, run.
-Knowledge of major cloud technologies specifically in one or more of the following areas.
-Application containerization / Red Hat OpenShift.
-Red Hat Ansible-based automation and high value use cases.
-large scale cloud migration / Red Hat OpenStack.
-Software-defined networking including open source solution options.
-Familiarity with large enterprise companies and their challenges.
-Proof of concept/delivery of complex technology solutions including hand-on aspects.
-Data modeling and analytical experience using common tools (i.e. Excel, Tableau)
-Issue-based analysis, determine and structure data to collect, and produce conclusions, recommendations and roadmaps.
-Led workshops and interviews for discovery and assessment engagements.
-Defining workload placement and cloud strategies for IBM, AWS, RedHat, Azure and/or GCP cloud platforms.
-Strong familiarity with ITSM and ITIL or COBIT, certification is a plus.
-Structuring requirements (functional and non-functional) and backlog.
-Familiar with the Agile development process and backlog management.

Roles are available in Toronto, Calgary and Quebec.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

-Knowledge of major cloud technologies including virtualization, containers, networking etc. on different cloud platforms like IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure, GCP and Red Hat and have experience of advising clients with respect to these platforms.
-Ability to lead value stream mapping and project planning workshops.
-Ability to lead/facilitate workshops and interviews, great presentation skills.
-Draft, prepare, build and lead presentations to gain client support.
-Knowledge of IT operating model and process frameworks.
-Communication & documentation skills to articulate structured problem solving, data gathering, and analysis to reach conclusions and recommendations that can be packaged into a roadmap of initiatives.
-Understanding of security controls in the cloud.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Canadian government security clearance is an asset.

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 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: 2020-01-02 Expires: 2020-02-01

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