Solution Architect (Cloud) with French


June 10, 2021

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Your Role and Responsibilities
Currently, we are looking for a Cloud Technical Solution Manager with French Language.
This role is available for an experienced Engineer/Architect with broad practical knowledge in designing IT Solutions.
Such a person should be able to analyze technical documentation, extract customer expectations, and convert business requirements into a workable solution, well-measured from a technical and financial perspective.
TSM will work together with architects, sales teams, and customers, thus client-facing communications skills and focus on business are also essential in this position.
The candidate for this role needs to be able to create technical delivery artifacts such as Technical Solution Document, Statement of Work, service designs, detailed cost calculations, and other technical deliverables.
As a technical professional, TSM will be required to provide guidance on the implementation of the proposed solution/architecture. This would include infrastructure sizing, deployment considerations, and systems integration.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Fluency in written and spoken French and English for this role is essential
  • Experience in HLD designing of various IT solutions
  • Ability to design architecture/solution from the scratch, prepare the sizing, and estimate/calculate costs
  • Pre-sales experience, working with Sales, partners and customers
  • Readiness to work under time pressure and be able to adjust quickly to architecture or project demands
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Awareness of costing methodologies and financial factors
  • Knowledge about outsourcing models and techniques
  • Ability to work independently, and be self-sufficient to organize work according to schedule
  • Work within a larger group in a multicultural environment
  • Readiness to travel, 25% annually
  • At least 1-year experience in an Engineer / Specialist or Project Management position
  • At least 1-year experience in Pre-sales position

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 3 years experience as Cloud Engineer / Specialist, hands-on practical knowledge (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, etc.)
  • At least 2-years experience in Project Management / Delivery
  • Pre-sales practitioner with proven background, working on large, complex engagements
  • Advanced knowledge of networking and infrastructure
  • Former Architect working on LLD of architectures
  • Any Certificates related to this position will be an advantage

About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.
As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.
Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.
We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what’s next.
Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.
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