IntroductionAs an IBM Executive Cloud 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 ResponsibilitiesThe IBM Cloud Lead Architect leads platform architects to ensures value prop, and tech capabilities for hybrid cloud seamlessly integration with IBM Cloud platform native services and capabilities. IBM Cloud Lead Architect, is a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.**Responsibilities:**+ Experience owning the End-to-End technical solution of the overall Cloud Migration & Modernization effort. Expertise in Cloud platforms such as IBM, AWS, Azure or GCP+ Advise on Cloud Container Re-platform and Refactor Modernization Architecture & Technology+ Expertise in technical definition in containerization of applications leveraging OpenShift and Kubernetes+ Known as recognized Thought Leader, with proven track record driving pattern identification and estimation of the application workloads, migrated & modernized to the target Cloud environment+ Acts as a Trusted advisor for the client by listening to their pain points and considering the industry the client sits in+ Design Modernization strategy and identifying the need for containerization, API, Microservices creation or other forms of Modernization+ Interfaces with client executive(s) to clarify technical program status, value proposition and ROI in a clear and concise manner+ Simplifies the solution approach by adopting a continuous modernization method*+ Promotes innovation across the solution and delivery phases by leading the Design thinking workshops and leveraging Agile methodologiesGBS10APRequired Technical and Professional Expertise+ Bachelor's degree in computer science or other engineering discipline+ 15+ years of industry experience as an Architect, with 8 years in cloud+ Deep practical experience in cloud infrastructure, network and security+ Deep practical experience in containerization of applications leveraging OpenShift and Kubernetes (such as ROCKS, AKS, EKS ..)+ Experience with container deployment on IBM and/or other Cloud platforms+ DevSecOps experience+ Multi-cloud Management experience+ Cloud Platform Certification in IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure or GCPPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ Acts as a Thought Leader, team player and a team leader+ Excellent written and verbal communication+ Hands-on style work approach+ Possess confident analytical, creative, problem-solving and critical thinking skills+ Other Cloud Platform Certifications are a plus: AWS, Google Cloud, AzureAbout Business UnitIBM 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 @ IBMWhat 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 IBMIBM'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 StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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