IBM Azure Architect in MADRID, Spain
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
IBM Global Business 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 to get the necessary edge over their competitors
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As a Senior Cloud Architect at IBM Services, you are providing consultative, architectural, program and engineering support for our customers' journeys to the cloud. As part of this journey you are delivering innovative solutions that are tailored to the specifics needs of our customers. Building on your extensive experience with Azure you are building next-generation cloud native applications, sophisticated system integrations or ambitious cloud migration projects in a team of brilliant builders
In this client facing role you need to be able to translate between business and tech. By building pragmatic IT solutions for real world problems you create value for our customers every single day. Being able to deliver across different technology stacks with deep hands-on-skills you support your team and our customers by coaching, teaching and giving advice. You strongly value diversity and different opinions. You know how to motivate. You do what is right, not what is easy
As a positive, forward-looking person you have good written and verbal communication skills (English & Spanish minimum on C1 level). You can describe requirements through simple, clear-cut user stories and technical specifications. Even in difficult circumstances you are level-headed, and you manage to infect others with your positive attitude. You are always looking to learn something new and know about the latest technical trend
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Azure ecosystem (Machine learning, Cognitive services, IoT, Bot Framework, Cortana, SQL Data Warehouse, etc)
Advisory or consultancy experience in technical projects and services
2+ years of experience in Azure, AWS, Openshift, Google or IBM Cloud technologies
4+ years of experience in delivering complex and large-scale IT projects
1+ year of experience in architecting in enterprises using agile methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban), Design Thinking
Cloud-native application development (PaaS, Serverless technology, API management, microservices)
Microservices (Java Springboot and others), Serverless, Istio
Microservices containers & orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, etc)
DevOps and CI/CD principles (Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Github, etc.)
Architecture-Design: Cloud-native and Cloud-ready applications (APIenabled, containerization)
API REST, API Gateways, Swagger, OAuth
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Microsoft Azure certifications
'Domain Driven Design and Event Storm methodologies
Cloud affinity assessment
Application discovery tools & assessments for modernization: IBM ADDI, CAST, Transformation Advisor, etc
Background in legacy Enterprise applications: JEE, zOS/COBOL/CICS/DB2, AS/400, etc
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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Being You @ IBM
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