IBM Infrastructure Services is a business line within Global Technology Services (GTS) that helps clients realize business value from infrastructure solutions. The cloud consulting portfolio includes various assets which supports the client from the first thoughts about cloud computing throughout the evaluation and strategy creation, up to the design of an overall cloud ecosystem and migration towards it. We are growing and need more Architects!As an IT Architect within IBM, you will help clients understand that technology can affect the way they think, and see the world. By combining your depth of technical skills, with your breadth of understanding of the different elements of technology, process, organization, as well as their interdependencies, you will help our clients to translate new changing business needs and requirements into IT capabilities and technical solutions.The solutions are normally of a complex nature and include utilizing technical capabilities including, but not limited to, IT Strategy and Design, Software-Defined Data Centers, Hybrid Cloud Services, Infrastructure Services as a Service, IBM’s broad range of Public Cloud Services and IT Transformation. You will advise client’s IT and business executives, responsible for managing and delivering IT related cloud services. You will recommend and guide the client throughout the transformation towards a flexible and modern IT environment that will provide new business value.You are a person with the ability to see both the “bigger picture” as well as understanding the details in a complex technical environment. You need to be able to understand the enterprise with an enterprise architecture view, focusing on mapping IT capabilities to business needs for implementing technology in response to changing business needs.As an individual you are used to communication both on a management level and with specialists in a specific technical area. You are self-directed with a strong drive to achieve results. You have documented leadership skills and experience from leading teams. You are a strong team contributor and work effectively with other team members to understand customer needs in order to design, evaluate and implement infrastructure solutions to meet those needs.
Solid experience of the IT Industry
At least 3 years’ experience
As a Solutioning lead working in large and complex customer engagements
In one or more of the core domains: Resiliency, Mobility, Systems, Enterprise IT, Security, Cloud or Network IT infrastructure
As a technical solution/architect leader for complex IT environment
Experience in detailed application of infrastructure technology, tools and concepts to attain project/business unit objectives, and the ability to apply this knowledge without direct guidance.
Excellent communication skills in order to cooperate with other professionals (project managers, architects, IT specialists, consultants, and sales professionals) in the team on tools, technology and methodology related to the design and development.
Experience with infrastructure lifecycle management and design methodologies is mandatory, and the position requires a strong understanding of systems management processes and techniques.