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IBM Data Transformation Leader in Bethesda, Maryland

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 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

As a Data Transformation Leader you will be responsible for leading and building data modernization and transformation solutions. The Data Transformation consultant will work with technical leads, database administrators, and database developers to provide recommendations and solutions for like-for-like data migrations at scale, Extract/Transform/Load activities for multiple data and database technologies, such as Oracle to PostgreSQL, Oracle to SQL Server as a Service, relational to NoSQL, Data Warehouse to Data Lake solutions, Indexed file systems to database management systems, and data transformation of business rules between COTS systems.

Other responsibilities include transforming business requirements into technical specifications, developing prototypes and proof of concepts for specified business challenges, and assisting clients in architecting scalable, highly-available data migration solutions leveraging cloud technologies and utilizing agile development methodologies.

You will be expected to have knowledge and/or experience in the following with focus on data ETL activities: RDBMS (Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Amazon RDS, etc), Data Lake technologies, Data Transformation tools (IBM InfoSphere DataStage, Informatica PowerCenter, Microsoft SSIS, Oracle Data Integrator) XML, JSON, NoSQL, Python.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• 4+ years with responsibility for the evaluation of application database size, complexity and migration approach needed for client to migrate, Refactor and remediate as needed to move to target cloud of SQL 2016, 2014

• 5+ years experience with SQL Server's advanced capabilities and a corresponding level of technical acumen

• 1+ years knowledge to configure and maintain SQL database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security as per client

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

• 5+ years with responsibility for the evaluation of application database size, complexity and migration approach needed for client to migrate, Refactor and remediate as needed to move to target cloud of SQL 2016, 2014

• 7+ years experience with SQL Server's advanced capabilities and a corresponding level of technical acumen

• 3+ years knowledge to configure and maintain SQL database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security as per client

About Business Unit

IBM 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 @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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

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