IBM Technical Solutions Architect in SAN JOSE, California

Job Description

Are you passionate about technology? Do you love building new things? Do you want to develop the future of IBM's Cloud offerings? If you answered YES, then we have the right opportunity for you!

The shift toward the consumption of IT as a service, i.e., the cloud, is one of the most important changes to happen to our industry in decades. At IBM, we are driven to shift our technology to an as-a-service model and to help our clients transform themselves to take full advantage of the cloud. With industry leadership in analytics, security, commerce, and cognitive computing and with unmatched hardware and software design and industrial research capabilities, no other company is as well positioned to address the full opportunity of cloud computing.Own and support key strategic solutions initiatives for the IBM IaaS platform


  • Working with the various cross functional groups, drive development of go-to-market solution offerings that accelerate adoption of IBM cloud solutions in the marketplace

  • Develop solution and sales enablement assets including reference architectures, best practices, sales plays etc

  • Provide strategic guidance to IaaS business unit with the purpose of delivering on cross-IBM Cloud solution projects

  • Oversee market research or business model creation to support strategic solutions opportunities under evaluation (market sizing, competitive analyses, SWOT analyses, etc.)

  • Lead the participation of the IaaS business unit team in projects involving multiple organizations across IBM Cloud. Ensure end-to-end technical, functional, and schedule alignment across organizations.

  • Work with the product management and software development teams to ensure alignment within the infrastructure team on as it relates to product development, solution development and cross-functional projects.

  • Work with various IBM business units across multiple geographical regions globally.

  • Ensure cross-functional projects are tracked, managed, and communicated effectively with executive management and other stakeholders.

  • Report regularly to executive management on project status, risks, mitigation plans and overall business impact.

  • Serve as the key management interface point for cross-functional teams. Lead and drive cross-functional teams to meet program delivery goals

  • Define and drive and support established product and solution development and go-to-market processes to take products and solutions to market.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Requires 10+ years experience in Cloud and Virtualization solutions

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • None

EO Statement

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.