IBM IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect in NAIROBI, Kenya
We live in an era of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society, and even the workplace by creating professions that didn't exist before the emergence of cognitive computing, cloud, analytics, social, mobile and security. As the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, IBM is a leader in this global transformation and we encourage you to consider being part of this new team.Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesThe IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect engages with the customer to define and translate customer requirements into a technical and commercial sound IT Services solution. He/She will have regular customer interactions during the engagements to work with the customer on technical solution, requirement changes and to ensure the correct customer expectations. He/She will manage the accurate costing of a solution into a suitable detailed level to enable the appropriate pricing of components for the appropriate sales stage. Next to the technical components, this will also include service delivery management, project management, and planning/timelines.The SA is required to work along a structured methodology in order to ensure adherence to business controls, and to able to point out risks as well as recommend improvements and actions. He/she displays a time sensitive and accurate way of working, adhering to timelines and goals set by customer.
Project Management Experience in IT Infrastructure Management for at least 2 years of experience
Fluent in English
Three to seven years of relevant project management experience in a Technology/IT environment running projects in a complex, multi-site environment with cross functional teams.
Practical knowledge of both agile and non-agile project methodologies.
Practical experience working directly with business/IT leadership to set direction and drive project execution.
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