IBM

Hybrid Cloud Platform Solution Architect - GTA

IBM

June 10, 2021

Introduction
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 an IBM Cloud Platform Solution 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 Cloud platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.
Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize scalable production solutions and develop Cloud platform infrastructure for large Hybrid Cloud engagements

  • Able to lead, create and close High-Level and Low-Level design deliverables with client architects.

  • Bring expertise in hybrid cloud platform security governance and compliance.

  • Proven understanding of hybrid cloud platform (including OpenShift, IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure) and key cloud services consumption models and be able to construct cost effective solutions for our client.

  • Proven experience in design and management of Linux environments on hybrid cloud.

  • Design the overall Virtual Private Cloud infrastructure including server instances, storage instances, subnets, availability zones, etc.

  • Design the Hybrid Cloud network architecture including VPN connectivity between regions and subnets

  • Design the HA / DR strategies for the hybrid cloud solution.

  • Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments

  • Collaborate with other teams and team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes

*Candidate must be authorized to work in Canada*
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Cloud solution architect certification in one of major cloud providers (IBM Cloud, Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Advisory or consultancy experience in technical projects and services
  • Proven experience in design and implementing enterprise container solution utilize Container orchestration engine like Kubernetes or OpenShift
  • Familiar with data center concepts and best practices, high - availability systems, capacity planning, system performance evaluation, and diagnostic techniques and methodologies.
  • Experience in on-premises virtualization solution including VMWare, oVirt and OpenStack.
  • Experience in design Networking Architecture across public and private cloud platform.
  • 3+ years of experience in hybrid cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, IBM, GCP)
  • 10+ years of experience in delivering complex and large-scale IT projects
  • Understanding of architecting in enterprises using agile methodologies
  • Understanding of Microservices containers & orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Understanding of Red Hat ecosystem (OpenShift, Ansible, RH Fuse, RH SSO, etc.)
  • Expertise in solution infrastructure as code and DevOps automations
  • Expertise in Datacenter moves to Cloud
  • Architecture-Design: Cloud-native and Cloud-ready applications (API enabled containerization)
  • Familiar with IT Operations and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practice
  • Familiar with REST API Interface design, API Gateways, Swagger/OpenAPI standard, OAuth

Candidate must have the ability to work in Canada without a current or future need for visa sponsorship. Selected candidates may not need to travel for all projects outside of their metro area. However, all candidates must be able and willing to travel based on assigned project demand. Travel requirements may vary but could be up to 100%. Candidates are not able to refuse project based on travel.
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