Solution Architect Azure


Introduction As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized

As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Design and build dynamically scalable, highly available, fault-tolerant, and reliable enterprise applications on Azure.
  • Select appropriate Azure services to design, build and deploy an application based on given requirements.
  • Migrate complex, multi-tier applications on Azure.
  • Evaluate cloud application requirements and make architectural recommendations for implementation, deployment, and provisioning applications on Azure (e.g. including Event Grid, Event Hubs, Service Bus, Storage Queues, Logic Apps, Azure Functions), mapping business objectives to application/architecture requirements.
  • Design & Build for DevSecOps on Azure and Hybrid Cloud architectures, including monitoring & logging with Azure services (e.g. Azure Monitor and Sentinel).

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10 plus years’ experience in Information Technology services across industries.
  • 5 or more years’ experience acting as Architect in major public cloud, Digital transformation platform/products/services.
  • 2 or more years of hands-on experience designing and deploying cloud architecture on Azure.
  • Deep knowledge of the IaaS, PaaS services on Azure (e.g. Azure AD, API Management, Virtual Network, Storage Account, App Service, Kubernetes service, Azure SQL, Logic App, etc.).
  • Experience with containers (e.g. Kubernetes, OpenShift, Docker).

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Understand and applies Azure security best practices.
Serve as IBM’s single point of contact for the Azure Cloud solutioning and delivery.
Provide best practice guidance on the architectural design across multiple applications and projects of the enterprise.
Develop talents on Azure skills.
Lead local and remote architect and developer teams in the solution delivery and governance.
Collaborate across business units to align and meet Italian growth plans.
Work across multiple industry teams and build for re-use across them.
Effectively manage client relationships and exhibit leadership in client conversations to develop long term opportunities.

About Business Unit

IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

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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