Job description / Role
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.
Your Role and Responsibilities
The primary focus of the Cloud Platform Architect (CP) is to assist clients in designing and implementing solutions on IBM Public Cloud. The CP Architect is a pre-sales role who engages with Enterprise clients to interpret their business requirements into technical solutions on IBM Cloud. The CP architect is expected to help clients in their journey to cloud especially during early implementation phases/migration to IBM cloud Platform. Some of the specific technologies that the CP Architect will use include:
- IBM Cloud IaaS
- VMware Solutions
- IBM Kubernetes Service
- Cloud Foundry
- Redhat OpenShift
- IBM Cloud Databases (Cloudant, Db2, MySQL, MongoDB, Postgre)
- Watson APIs
Responsibility of successful candidate will be to
- Be able to communicate, and present to CxO level audience
- Work with clients to design solutions for deployment on IBM Cloud
- Support sales team in building successful engagements with client
- Utilize and guide related service offerings to facilitate IBM Cloud adoption & Migration to cloud
- Assist clients in the early implementation/migration phases of their cloud projects
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience in designing Solution Architecture on Public Clouds
- Extensive experience in Pre-sales and working with large teams
- Experience working on Software development projects that includes high degree of automation
- Excellent knowledge/experience about IaaS
- Excellent experience with technologies listed above especially VMware & Kubernetes/Containers
- Good knowledge about using APIs
- Good knowledge about DevOps
- Good knowledge about Blockchain
- At least 10 years of experience in IT
About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client's data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.
Your Life at 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.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
Being You at IBM
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.
About the Company
For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.
Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.
Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.