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Cloud OpenShift Architect

at IBM

Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Reference #: 256166
Keywords: architecture

Job Description

Cloud OpenShift Architect

Your Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for an individual with Open Source experience specifically focused around OpenShift, Containers (Docker etc.), Container Orchestration (Kubernetes), and OpenStack Architect to work with CAS Offering Management team to build new offerings, and also enhance existing CAS portfolio offerings to include above cited specific products (OpenShift, Containers, Kubernetes etc..) architecture and implementation content. The ideal candidate will have domain expertise in cloud technologies architecture and hands-on experience with Linux, OpenShift, and OpenStack.
  • Lead technology direction and content for OpenShift and OpenStack specific architecture design consulting offerings
  • Own and drive technology architecture, design and governance of Cloud Advisory Services offerings
  • Develop point of views and proof of concepts on various architecture design and implementation patterns
  • Work with other Offering Managers on the team to develop solution and design delivery models
  • Develop architecture work products and perform guides to complement service delivery teams
  • Participate in scoping client engagements and provide customized architecture solutions as required on AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud, and Google cloud platforms
  • Support marketing and/or sales teams on offerings go-to-market collateral preparation
  • Conduct client workshops and enablement sessions to sales and delivery team members

Auto req ID

Required Education
Bachelor's Degree

Role ( Job Role )
Infrastructure Architect

State / Province

Primary job category

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation

Contract type

Employment Type


Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required
Up to 10% or 1 day a week

IBM Business Group

Preferred Education
Master's Degree

City / Township / Village

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.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• At least 10+ years of IT experience
• Minimum of 4+ years of delivery architecture experience with client engagements
• Minimum of 4+ year of hands on experience with cloud migration experience
• Minimum of 2+ years of hands on experience with OpenShift and OpenStack
• Working experience with infrastructure architecture
• Working knowledge of at least three cloud platforms inclusive of IBM, AWS, Azure, and/or Google
• Working knowledge of Docker containers and Kubernetes architecture
• Working knowledge of architectural best practices and methodologies
• Subject matter expertise of solutions in many technology and business domains (cloud computing, Storage, Network, and Security)
• Experience in Architecture, Design, Build and Operationalize OpenShift environment
• Experience working in Data Centers in laying down the infrastructure foundation
• Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience

United States

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
  • Creative problem solver and embrace change
  • Proven ability to work in an agile team environment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with an ambition to grow in a fast pacing environment
  • Experience in customer facing roles with demonstrated success leading technical and economic value to customers business
  • Reliable team member and collaborator who is adept at working across various teams spread across the globe
  • Ability to work in complex, matrix managed organization environment

Secondary Job Category
Other Architect

Eligibility Requirements

Position Type

Early Professional Track
Not Applicable - Professional Hire

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Architects are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

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