Full Time

IBM Global Technology Services enables the backbone of
the world economy by Designing, Building, and Run-Maintaining the
critical Infrastructures and Systems across its Client’s Enterprise IT
environments. Together with IBM Cloud, IBM Security, IBM Watson, etc.
GTS delivers outcomes that are essential for our Clients’ Businesses

Your Role and Responsibilities
Preferred location would be Austin, TX but open to remote work anywhere in the US
 Architect is an exemplary technical leader in his/her areas of
practice. They bring deep experience and strategic insight spanning from
 Architecture, Design and Development leadership to client facing
solution skills which are among the best in the industry. This role is
crucial to realizing cutting edge Hybrid Cloud Capabilities and
Solutions for clients worldwide specially using Red Hat technologies.
The role would involve working with highly skilled infrastructure
architects and deployment specialists in taking up challenging internal
IBM projects in order to develop and execute complex solutions for IBM
clients worldwide. In conjunction with IBM Distinguished Engineers and
other key leaders, the Cloud Architect would also provide guidance to
the larger global Community of Practice (CoP) in their area and drive
important community supported projects. He or she will prioritize
building critical intellectual capital that may eventually be leveraged
by the wider IBM audience through development of best in class reusable
assets often using bleeding edge technologies on “First of a Kind”

The success of this role would be benchmarked globally
 with industry peers. Excellent practice and knowledge on Cloud based
software development and tools, consummate thought leadership, constant
innovation and contribution to development of industry standards would
be some of the key result areas in addition to meeting business metrics
for the respective areas

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Must
     have at least 1-year experience in one or more of Red Hat Cloud
    technologies (OpenStack, OpenShift, CloudForms, Ansible, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree (or above) in Computer Science or related fields.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

  • More than 2 years of experience in one or more of Red Hat Cloud technologies (OpenStack, OpenShift, CloudForms, Ansible, etc.)
  • Knowledge of other Cloud Providers e.g. IBM, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or VMware
  • Exposure/good
     understanding in core tenants to be considered when designing,
    developing & deploying to a Cloud. Confident enough to leverage
    Cloud Platforms. Good Understanding on how to get started on Cloud
    Platforms. Able to identify the appropriate Cloud Platform products to
    use for popular architectural patterns. Good understanding on managing
    applications at scale and how Cloud could address each of the problems
    faced when designing for distributed scalable applications that are
    deployed across regions, Micro services, Decoupling, Self-healing,
    Testing & Security compliance.
  • Cloud
     Management Platforms - Design and implement a robust cloud management
    implementation including orchestration and catalog capabilities.

About Business Unit


 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!

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?


 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.

About IBM


 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.

Location Statement


 additional information about location requirements, please discuss with

 the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ 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.


Preferred Education:

Master's Degree