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Cloud Infrastructure Architect – Active Directory


Introduction Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trai


Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today – planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Are you passionate about solving problems that matter to our world, our clients, and our business? Do you want to join a highly dynamic, successful, and growing team in IBM Cloud? Did you know that more than half of all virtual machines run on VMware server virtualization software?

There are expected to be 20 million virtual machines running on VMware technology that will move to the Cloud in the next 3-5 years. The VMware Solutions offerings on IBM Cloud are making the Hybrid Cloud journey possible for our clients by developing enterprise-grade, secure, resilient, and automated cloud solutions to help move those VMware workloads to the cloud. (See for more details on our offerings on IBM Cloud).

The development team in IBM Cloud VMware Solutions is responsible for developing and delivering automated VMware virtualization solutions on IBM Cloud to our clients quickly and easily. We are hiring passionate architects to be part of our dynamic development organization to design and build these solutions on the latest cloud technologies.

Qualified candidates will be responsible for:

  • Designing and architecting enterprise solutions to complex cloud integration problems
  • Writing and executing unit, functional, and integration tests of the platform
  • Presenting technical solutions and designs to engineering team
  • Integrating enterprise-grade complex VMware cloud environments
  • Following compliant procedures and secure engineering best practices
  • Collaboration and review of technical designs with architecture and offering management
  • Coordinating with software engineering team in design and delivery of solutions

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Extensive experience in data center infrastructure or relevant work experience

Extensive experience in large-scale infrastructure design, engineering, and support

Extensive experience as a infrastructure architect with proven record for delivering high-quality, large-scale solutions

Extensive experience leveraging and designing solutions with Microsoft Windows

Extensive experience leveraging and designing solutions with Microsoft Active Directory

Demonstratedexperience with Linux system administration or development

Good communication skills in English

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Extensive practical experience with VMware vSphere, vRealize Operations, and vRealize Automation

Extensive practical experience in integrating VMware environment with other subsystems

Extensive working knowledge with Software Defined Network principles and technologies: VMware NSX, Juniper vSRX, or equivalent

Extensive working knowledge with storage and data protection technologies: Veeam, Zerto, or equivalent

Demonstrated experience with Cloud networking, including VMware NSX

Demonstrated experience with IBM Cloud API integration development

Demonstrated experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and RedHat OpenShift

Demonstratedexperience with security standards, authentication, authorization, and encryption protocols

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 @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

Being You @ 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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