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IT Expert Architect - Cloud Build and Migration Consultant

IBM Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: RP805-638

Job description / Role

The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world's relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Architects are responsible for keeping up with the latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience - it's what IBMers do. As we tackle the world's biggest challenges, our company continues to grow, we're looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.

Join us and be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world's top business and technology professionals.

Infrastructure Architect
- Infrastructure Architects design and implement information systems to support the enterprise infrastructure of an organization. They ensure that all systems are working at optimal levels and support the development of new technologies and system requirements. This role concentrates on the design of infrastructures including servers, storage, workstations, middleware, non-application software, networks, and the physical facilities that support the applications and business processes required by the client.
- Included in the focus areas is the critical evaluation and selection of the software and hardware components of the infrastructure.
- Best practices in this role use various techniques including modeling, simulation, and testing to validate the designs and selected products.
- Infrastructure Architects are responsible for performance, availability and scalability of the infrastructure. The employee guides functional objectives or technologies.

Environment
- Professional knowledge related to incumbent's function/business unit and its processes.

Communication/Negotiation
- Advise other professionals. Effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals.

Problem Solving
- Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes.
- Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects within the business environment.

Contribution/Leadership
- Provides ongoing technical /operational guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Understand department/ functional mission and vision. Defines and decides objectives within specified business concept or project and may have responsibility for tools and assigned resources. Utilizes expertise to directly influence people outside department or function. Sometimes no precedent exists.

Impact on Business/Scope
- Accountable for department results and for activities and/or projects involving multi-functional teams. Regularly participates in overall functional program planning. Activities are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, and impact project costs or expenses.

Key Job Details
- Country: EG
- State: AL QAHIRAH
- City: CAIRO
- Category: Architect
- Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
- Position Type: Professional
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Contract Type: Regular
- Req ID: 266198BR
- Location: CAIRO, AL QAHIRAH EG

Requirements

Technical Experience

- Virtualization (VMWare, KVM, Hyper-V)
- IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure (Console, CLI, API)
- OpenShift, OpenStack
- Cloud management tools (vRealize, Cloudforms etc.)
- IP networking VPCs, DNS, load-balancing, firewalls
- Container environments (Docker, Kubernetes, CloudFoundry)
- Orchestration tools (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
- Workload migration automation tools.
- IT maturity models
- Assessment methodologies
- Business process management, business case development
- Program management
- Financial management, budgeting, basic financial reporting

Required Experience

- 10 years of experience in Solution, Design or Consulting on IT Delivery
- At least 5 complete examples of Architect/Consulting work. 2 of them in which he was leader of a group of Architects/SME
- IT Service Management (ITSM, ITIL, COBIT)
- Be able to present solutions at C-level
- Virtualization (VMWare, KVM, Hyper-V)
- IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure (Console, CLI, API)
- OpenShift, OpenStack
- Cloud management tools (vRealize, Cloudforms etc.)
- IP networking VPCs, DNS, load-balancing, firewalls
- Container environments (Docker, Kubernetes, CloudFoundry)
- Orchestration tools (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
- Workload migration automation tools.
- IT maturity models
- Assessment methodologies
- Business process management, business case development
- Program management
- Financial management, budgeting, basic financial reporting

Preferred Education: None

Commissionable: No

MNC Experience

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

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.

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.

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