IBM Application Cloud Modernization Consultant in Bethesda, Maryland

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

The Application Consultant Cloud Modernization will help transform applications to take advantage of Cloud attributes. Help clients solve problems, improve operations, and update their applications more easily, quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. Responsibilities Being the integrator between the client and IBM teams Contributing to teams who are performing code migration or refactoring or are modernizing applications. Assisting with the design, development, and testing of modernizing applications. The candidate should have experience previously consulting experience.

IBM Global Business Services is a leader in global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment

you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career you’ve always imagined.

We enable CIO and IT decision makers to maximize the strategic value of IT and exploit digital business and disruptive technology, to drive market leadership and innovation by supporting all stages of the application life cycle, through Agile methodology and high quality custom applications.


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.


Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

· Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

· Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

· Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!



Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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

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

  • At least 5 years experience in Service Registries and Cloud brokers

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

  • At least 5 years experience in architecting in enterprises using Agile methodologies

  • At least 5 years experience in decoupled and micro services architectures

  • At least 5 years experience in Stateful and Stateless services

  • At least 5 years experience in web services technologies- Restful services

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

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

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 3 years 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 MesospherePlanning 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 LabSearch Technologies: Lucene and ElasticsearchRelational Databases: Oracle, MS SQL, DB2, Postgres SQL, AWS RDS, Django, Express.jsNoSQL databases:

EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.