As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve 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**
As part of an entrepreneurial team, you will leverage deep technical knowledge across technologies, best practices and industries to provide leadership and expertise to architect and design IBM Cloud Solutions that will help our clients drive forward technology benefits and business outcomes. You will work with cutting edge technologies such as Watson, Blockchain, IoT, Big Data, DevOps, Docker, Kubernetes, and Cloud Foundry as well as with a passionate team of people who are driving the innovation and digital transformation to cross-industry enterprise clients with the adoption of IBM Cloud. A successful candidate will have experience with cloud based environment setup with experience in setting up VPC, Gateway, Firewall, ELB etc on public and private clouds, as well as hands on experience of Linux and Scripting.
+ Design and operate container platforms and Cloud Services using Identity, Storage, Compute, Automation, Disaster Recovery, and Networking features
+ Guide customers migrating applications to containers
+ Work and continuously improve the DevOps pipeline and tooling to provide active management of the continuous integration/continuous deployment processes
+ Analyze, design, build and implement end to end solution delivery and support deep and detailed monitoring across the infrastructure platform including operational telemetry
+ Explore and develop new technical skills and industry practices while absorbing professional knowledge quickly and using demonstrated interpersonal skills to be an effective ambassador for IBM Cloud
+ Use exceptional communication skills and with input from product management, development, and architecture thought leaders, work to deliver high quality end-to-end Solutions at Scale in response to the identified business requirements from our clients; ensure the architecture is aligned with business requirements
**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**
+ 2+ years experience implementing/managing OpenShift clusters and solutions
+ 2+ years hands-on experience implementing/managing tools (K8s, Docker, SWARM)
+ 3+ years experience with Configuration Management Tools or Ops Automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, CHEF, Slatstack
**Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise**
+ 3+ hands on experience in container security
+ 2+ experience in migrating stateful and stateless enterprise applications to a container environment
+ 5+ hands on experience in a highly demanding enterprise environment
+ 2+ hands on operational experience in supporting multiple K8s clusters
+ 3+ working with devops and application teams
+ 2+ Experience with CI, repository management, and review tools (Jenkins, Git, etc)
+ 2+ Ruby, Golang, Python, Bash
+ 2+ Nginx, Apache, Rsyslog, Auditd, HAproxy
**About Business Unit**
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds – public, private, and hybrid – enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.
**Your Life @ IBM**
What matters to you when you’re 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.
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IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
**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.