Solution Architect

IBM - Chantilly, VA3.9

Full-time
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Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

The Solutions Architect (SA) has primary and multi-disciplinary skills to architect a purpose-built network analysis solution in a variety of cloud and bare metal form factors. The SA interprets customer requirements and develops internal requirements and design solutions based on alternative analysis, providing detailed assessments against requirements (technical, cost, business, security, schedule), establishing the overall system architecture baselines.

BENEFITS
Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
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CAREER GROWTH
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations
Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP
With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!
http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/initiatives.html
http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/corporateservicecorps

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

US Citizen with TS/SCI security clearance and Full-Scope Polygraph.
Demonstrated software architecture experience
Experience with machine learning systems
Experience with a open source software tools, including Mongo, ElasticSearch, Kafka, Kibana, NodeRED, and Docker Containers Knowledge of JVM Languages/Technologies including but not limited to Java Experience with SQL and No-SQL Databases Knowledge of Intrusion Detection Systems or packet sniffers such as Snort Bro Suricata or WireShark Experience with Cloud computing specifically IBM Cloud and AWS
Ability to articulate complex analytic and technical problems
Can work effectively without detailed instructions
Interest in national security.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Experience working with Agile software development teams
Experience presenting to groups and/or facilitating small group meetings

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.