Solution Architect, AWS

IBM - United States3.9

IBM Application Consultants work directly with our clients on key initiatives. You will have the opportunity to build an in-depth understanding of their business issues and implement organizational strategies that drive adoption of change. We are looking for experts who can build credibility and trust with our clients and provide knowledge that addresses individual and unique business needs.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Job Description :
IBM Services 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. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM Services empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era.

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At IBM Services our Complex Solution Architects (CSA) provides services to clients in the solutioning and delivery of complex projects/programs for cloud and non-cloud environment, including complex application and/or system integration projects. CSAs work with the business as well as IT to breakdown complex business problems into software or process solutions.

IBM Services are looking for you. We need strong CSAs with extensive experience in defining and building solution in AWS. The CSA should have technical depth and strong interpersonal skills. He/She should be passionate about working with customers to help build applications at scale in the AWS Cloud. Enabling Innovation through AWS services and having breadth across technology stacks with deep hands on skills is a must. The CSA will build architectures & provide prescriptive guidance across network, storage, operating systems, virtualization, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, Hadoop, mid-tier technologies that include application integration, in-memory caches, and security. Specialized skills in building Integration solutions using the MuleSoft Anypoint platform in CloudHub (AWS) is desired.

The CSA is expected to have good experience in the below areas

Deployment and orchestration technologies (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, OpenStack, Jenkins, etc.)
Utility Compute Web Services: AWS, VPC, EC2, EBS, SQS, SWF, SNS, RDS, DynamoDB, RedMine and DMS
Container and Micro Services Stacks: Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher and Mesosphere
Planning Tools: JIRA, GitHub, Stash, Redmine and Rocket Chat
Integration Tools: Jenkins, Eclipse, Intelliu, Nexus and Bamboo
Testing Tools: Jenkins, HP Fortify, Serenity, Swagger, Cucumber, Selenium, SonarQube, JUNite, Pyunit, Open SCAP and Sensu
Deployment Tools: Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, Ansible, Fabric, and GIT, GitHub and Git Lab
Search Technologies: Lucene and Elasticsearch
Relational Databases: Oracle, MS SQL, DB2, Postgres SQL, AWS RDS, AWS Aurora, Django, Express.js
NoSQL databases: Cassandra, MongoDB, AWS DynamoDB, Cloudant
Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Tools: Informatica, DataStage, SSIS, Talend and Boomi
implementing big data analytics w/ technologies like Hadoop, Spark, EMR, RedShift, and Kinesis.
Strategize and set technology direction for Cloud solutions
Specialties include data management, scripting languages, API and other integrations especially with MuleSoft Anypoint platform CloudHub
Lead and implement integrations between internal and external solutions
Serves as the technical liaison to the Talent Acquisition product owner
Collaborate with domain architecture leadership
Author simple, clear requirements through user stories and technical specifications
Excellent communication skills with an ability to right level conversations
Proven ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
Ready to take up 75% travel
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.
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!


Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • 1+ year of experience in Service Registries and Cloud brokers
  • 1+ year of experience in designing secure scalable, elastic architectures
  • 2+ year of experience in architecting in enterprises using Agile methodologies
  • 2+ year of experience in decoupled and micro-services architectures
  • 2+ year of experience in Stateful and Stateless services
  • 2+ year of experience in web services technologies- Restful services
  • 2+ year of experience in distributed systems, databases and search systems
  • 2+ year of experience in J2EE Platforms: JBOSS, WebLogic, Apache Tomcat, WAS
  • 2+ year of experience in collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • AWS Solution Architect Profession Certification
About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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.

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About IBM
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