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IBM Infrastructure Architect - Hybrid Cloud Projects in Houston, Texas

Introduction

The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Architects are responsible for keeping up with the latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As a Redhat Solution Architect you will be an exemplary technical leader in your areas of practice. You bring deep experience and strategic insight spanning from Architecture, Design and Development leadership to client facing solution skills which are among the best in the industry. This role is crucial to realizing cutting edge On-Perm, Hybrid and MultiCloud Capabilities and Solutions for clients worldwide. The role would involve working with highly skilled infrastructure architects and deployment specialists in taking up challenging internal IBM projects to develop and execute complex solutions for IBM clients worldwide. In conjunction with IBM Distinguished Engineers and other key leaders, the Storage Architect would also provide guidance to the larger global Community of Practice (CoP) in their area and drive important community supported projects. He or She will prioritize building critical intellectual capital that may eventually be leveraged by the wider IBM audience through development of best-in-class reusable assets often using bleeding edge technologies on “First of a Kind” projects. Responsibilities:

Ability to understand business requirements, articulate a vision, evaluate risks and define roadmaps to strengthen IT capabilities, processes, and infrastructure / system investments Strength in evaluating, recommending, defining and advocating enterprise business architecture models, standards and platforms to enable end-to-end business and IT transformations across complex environments Partner with clients to align technology investments with strategic goals to deliver true business automation value. Plan and oversee the delivery of architectural design, integration, and standardization projects Provide oversight of multiple Disaster Recovery Procedure Development projects involving various SunGard personnel, contractors and vendors Analysis the customer Infrastructure and Develop/create a very high-quality client procedure documentation Serve as a primary technical associate of the business improvement team in assisting in confirming customer success in creating applications and services on the AWS platform. Understand client engagement, critically towards well-defined purposes and achievement standards Possess each technical commitment, assist in ensuring a suitable and successful delivery of agreed cloud services Have a working practice of DevOps tools Record and spread best-practice knowledge between the solution architect teams Recognize the AWS market requirement, client base, and corporate requirements They should be able to implement internal Amazon systems Shorten the time required for the production, should be capable of deploying automation infrastructure by utilizing the AWS Cloud Formation technique

  • AWS Cloud Fundamentals

  • IBM Cloud Fundamentals

  • Red Hat Openstack, RHEL, Openshift Fundamentals or equivalent

  • Terraform and Python Fundamentals or equivalent

  • MS Windows Server Fundamentals or equivalent

  • Z-OS Fundamentals or equivalent

  • IBM AIX, Linux, RHEL, UNIX Fundamentals or equivalent

  • VMware and Citrix Fundamentals or equivalent

  • Oracle Database Management Fundamentals or equivalent

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Design & Architect AWS / Azure / Oracle Solution

Design & Architect Virtualized Environment (RH / VMWare /NSX Connectivity)

Design & Architect Private Cloud Landscape

Architect Solution for Resilency Tools (Veam/Zerto)

Design & Architect on Prem to Cloud migration"

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Minimum of 8+ years of experience in IT industry Deployment, Configuration & Administration Linux Servers, Storage and TSM server in DC and DR site Software Installation and patch up gradation. System Backup and Restoration OS Up gradation of Red hat Linux & AIX Servers & Installing Security Patches Linux Server Supporting teams in Application deployment. Planning and Implement on On Red hat Linux Servers Experience in Redhat Linux, Suse Linux, Windows, AIX Experience in UNIX server patching and upgrade Should have experience in Performing Root cause analysis of a problem determination 10 Must have knowledge on any one the clustring technology like redhat cluster, VCS , knowledge of Administration of clusters i.e VCS / Redhat Cluster Services, analysis of cluster logs, cluster backup and monitoring Cluster administration and management, cluster upgradation, Planning, installation, configuration and Troubleshoot the cluster environment.

About Business Unit

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

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

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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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