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GBS Cloud CoC - Solution Architect

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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
The role of the CoC solution architect is to aid respective geos/market teams in progression of Cloud opportunities and maximization of IBM cloud offering content, in partnership with the respective IBM OO/Partner and their clients. This must be demonstrated through their technical depth and ability to translate client business problems/pain points into underpinning technology solutions that deliver the required business value. This must be evident through their depth of knowledge and client consulting skills, and demonstration of their own personal credibility through personal client references.

The CoC solution architect should also be able to guide and contribute to creation of technical solutions in conjunction with other GBS and IBM Services organizations and teams, and with the client. The CoC solution architect must also be able to demonstrate and provide delivery services/architectural leadership on a limited basis for solutions created, particularly when FOAK within a respective geography, and leveraging best practices and IBM assets.

Professional Experience (minimum 10 years)

  • Design/delivery of technical sales approaches for Hybrid Cloud, based on IBM offerings and client specific cloud journey entry points Public, private, on premise
  • Demonstrated management of complex hybrid/multi cloud solutioning and delivery
  • Experience in leading and managing across IBM disciplines / brand technical teams in driving to required client and IBM business outcomes (demonstrated cross unit collaboration)
  • Demonstrated ability / track record / enthusiasm for continuous learning
  • Demonstrated cloud eminence through internal and external publications and professional giveback
  • Demonstrated depth of knowledge in multiple of IBMs 14+4 J2C offerings across one or more themes; Advise, Move, Build, Manage
  • Demonstrated Industry experience/depth in one or more sectors/industries

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Technical Skills
  • L5 (certifications) in industry standard platforms, examples being;
    • Kubernetes / containers
    • Hadoop
    • RedHat OS
    • Blockchain
    • IOT
  • L5 (certifications) in multiple technologies/methods, examples being;
    • DevOps
    • Cloud Native App Dev; IBM Cloud and RHOS
    • Microservices architecture
    • Design Thinking
    • Site Reliability Engineering (CRE)
    • IBM Garage for Cloud
    • Cloud Innovate
    • Mosaic

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
As above

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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: 2019-09-17 Expires: 2019-10-17

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