IBM Technical Consultant - Cloud Broker in New York, New York

As an Information Technology (IT) Technical Consultant, you will join the Cloud Adoption Service (CAS) organization to help design, develop, and integrate solutions using best practice technologies, tools, techniques, and products our clients demand today. The Technical Consultant - Cloud Broker uses extensive knowledge of major Cloud Service Provider architectures to select the optimal CSP to meet solution requirements.Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Communicating and collaborating continuously with customer to freely design best of breed architectures using public, private and hybrid cloud solutions. Has expert knowledge in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings from the major Cloud Service Providers (CSP)

  • Designing secure cost effective architecture solutions that decouple legacy corporate capabilities into elastic, scalable container based micro services. Selecting optimal CSP to meet Cloud Solution Requirements

  • Selecting/defining a technology solution in a Cloud environment with different types of tenancy (private, public, hybrid) and managing relationships with external vendors

  • Having the ability to do develop cloud strategy as well as SaaS or PaaS project delivery/ Private Cloud, IaaS, and PaaS service models (planning, design, development, follow-up)

  • Architecture, Design and Integration of Cloud services

  • Participating in clients’ state of the art analyses, participating in client gap analyses, and mapping cloud offerings and capabilities to various client business needs

  • Collaborating with internal and client teams to shape, design, and implement a relevant architecture solution in a cloud environment

  • Supporting the further development of cloud computing technologies through active participation in a professional community

In addition the requirements, the qualified candidate will have some experience in the following technologies and tools:

  • Architecture design tools such as MS Visio Professional (with Amazon and Azure stencils)

  • Programming and Scripting Languages: C++, Java, PHP, .NET, ASP, Ruby, Python, Java, Go, Perl, PowerShell, JavaScript and nide.js

  • Utility Compute Web Services: AWS, VPC, EC2, EBS, SQS, SWF, SNS, RDS, DynamoDB, RedMine and DMS

  • Container and Micro Services Stacks: Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher and Mesosphere

  • Planning Tools: JIRA, GitHub, Stash, Redmine and Rocket Chat

  • Integration Tools: Jenkins, Eclipse, Intelliu, Nexus and Bamboo

  • Testing Tools: Jenkins, HP Fortify, Serenity, Swagger, Cucumber, Selenium, SonarQube, JUNite, Pyunit, Open SCAP and Sensu

  • Deployment Tools: Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, Ansible, Fabric, and GIT, GitHub and Git Lab

  • Search Technologies: Lucene and Elasticsearch

  • Relational Databases: Oracle, MS SQL, DB2, Postgres SQL, AWS RDS, Django, Express.js

  • NoSQL databases: Cassandra, MongoDB, AWS DynamoDB, Cloudant

  • Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Tools: Informatica, DataStage, SSIS, Talend and Boomi

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  • At least 5 years experience in developer / architect roles

  • At least 5 years experience in working in a consulting environment

  • At least 1 year experience in major CSPs (AWS, Azure, IBM and Google)

  • At least 1 year experience in designing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS architectures

  • At least .5 year experience in Service Registries and Cloud brokers

  • At least .5 year experience in designing secure scalable, elastic architectures

  • At least .5 year experience in architecting in enterprises using Agile methodologies

  • At least .5 year experience in decoupled and micro services architectures

  • At least .5 year experience in Stateful and Stateless services

  • At least .5 year experience in web services technologies- Restful services

  • At least .5 year experience in distributed systems, databases and search systems

  • At least .5 year experience in J2EE Platforms: JBOSS, WebLogic, Apache Tomcat, Websphere

  • At least .3 year experience in collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

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