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Senior Azure Solution Architect

IBM

Introduction As a Senior Azure Architect at IBM Services, you are providing consultative, architectural, program and engineering support for our customers' journeys to the cloud. As part of this jour

Introduction
As a Senior Azure 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.

Your Role and Responsibilities

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 Senior Azure Architect, you have good knowledge and methods for solving complex business issues and are regarded as a subject matter expert in all areas of Microsoft Azure. You have a familiarity to accomplish cloud transformation and modernization tasks along with strategic cloud thinking, while capable of consulting, designing, testing ideas, implementing, strategizing, managing capability requirements, for Azure to hybrid cloud integration.

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, on-going business and technical career development, medical cover, pension, vacation days, free access to online learning platforms (O’Reilly Safari, A Cloud Guru, Udemy), visit 2 conferences a year, Vlog and attend meetups in working hours, obtain Azure and other CSP training and certification, flexible working and home times.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Platform Architecture with Azure, defining Cloud Reference Architectures, Cloud Patterns and Target Operating Models
  • Azure Architect certified
  • Knowledge of all IaaS and PaaS areas within Azure technology stack
  • Consulting – Platform evaluation, approach, roadmap and implementation framework on Cloud Migration, RFI and RFP responses.
  • Detailed understanding of transformation with the 5 R’s
  • Feasibility Study – Identify a Business Use case and deploy an end to end solution on the finalised Azure platform
  • Deployment – Define solution ADD/HLDs, considering the components of the platform (AKS, ACI, Azure Load Balancers, Azure AD, etc)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of other CSP’s – i.e AWS/GCP platforms.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Microsoft Azure Expert certification would be real bonus to have
  • Experience working with large enterprise clients

About Business UnitIBM 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 @ IBMAre 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 IBMIBM’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 StatementIBM 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 @ IBMIBM 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.