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AWS CSP Architect


Cloud Architect


Dallas, Texas, United States

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 AWS and IBM Consulting solutions relevant to AWS cloud transformations. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities
You will be part of IBM Consulting Communications Market with Hybrid Cloud Transformation team. Communications market at IBM Consulting includes Telco, Media & Entertainment, Energy and Utilities, and Technology (ISV). As part of the role, you will :
  1. Be part of Go-To-Market team and play critical role in sales pursuits and solve for complex client business problems through the power of AWS cloud by designing optimal AWS architectures and techno-commercial proposal and be responsible to deliver.
  2. Be responsible for leading large, complex, and strategic AWS cloud transformation work from stages of pre-sales to delivery.
  3. Expected to design innovative end- to- end solutions and help explain these solutions to technical and business client contacts.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  1. Solution Design: Ability to understand client’s business needs and translating them into scalable, reliable, and cost-effective AWS solutions. This involves creating architectural diagrams, selecting appropriate AWS services, and designing solutions that align with best practices (like high-availability, optimal DR, scalability, high resiliency, and security requirements). Deep understanding of AWS Services including Serverless architecture and business applications like AWS Connect)
  2. Large, complex, and end to end migration experience: deep expertise in delivering large scale migration and modernization programs. They should be able to identify specific staffing required for delivering these projects.
  3. Security and Compliance: Experience and expertise to incorporate security best practices and ensuring that the AWS solution meets compliance requirements. You are expected to be well-versed in AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and 3rd party security services essential to design of a secure architecture.
  4. Data Migration: Architects need to be proficient in designing data storage, database, and data analytics solutions. This includes choosing between different databases solutions available on AWS (Amazon RDS, DynamoDB, or Redshift etc.), ability to make business cases for getting rid of legacy databases etc. Need experience in Data Base migration projects (like Oracle to PostgreSQL Aurora on AWS, DB2 on prem to DB2 on AWS etc.)
  5. AWS funding program: Architects should be hands on with all the AWS funding programs for System Integrators to help accelerate the cloud transformation journeys for the clients.
  6. Documentation and Communication: Effective communication and documentation skills are crucial. Architects need to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and create detailed architectural documentation as part of sales cycle as well as project delivery.
  7. Collaboration: You will have to work with account teams, client stakeholders, developers, system administrators, and project managers, to ensure successful implementation of solutions. Hence, you are expected to have collaboration skills to work across different organizational cultures and geographies.
  8. Continuous Learning: AWS evolves with the introduction of new services and features. Architects must stay updated with the latest AWS developments and best practices to ensure the solutions they design are current and effective. E.g AWS GenAI solutions and certifications.
  9. Troubleshooting and Support: In an event of projects go-live scenarios, application architects will need to assist in troubleshooting issues with AWS solutions and provide guidance for issue resolution. It is essential to have deep understanding of how Networking works across hybrid cloud environment of the client.
  10. Certifications: Professional AWS certifications are essential to the role.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  1. Experience as senior solution architects with AWS
  2. AWS GenAI solution experience
  3. All 12 AWS Certifications
  4. Work experience in Energy and Utilities, Media and Entertainment, or Telecommunication industries.

About Business Unit
IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

Your Life @ IBM
In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement
IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to:

- Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being
- Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs
- Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law
- Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals
- Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences

The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.