IBM Cloud Senior Technical Architect in MADRID, Spain

Job Description

As a Senior Technical Architect you can perform different roles, some related to pre-sales and offering management activities, and some related to design and build solutions. The scope is both private and public cloud, and in all the different approaches (IaaS, CaaS, PaaS, FaaS, SaaS).

The Senior Technical Architect is responsible for developing standard design and architectures; definition of the structures of an IT solution to a business problem.

You must be proficient at the techniques that go into the formulation of architectures, including requirements discovery and analysis, application of abstraction, formulation of solution context, solution alternatives identification and assessment, technology selection, and architectural configuration. This requires practical skills and experience with many application and infrastructure products, technologies, and services.

The Senior Technical Architect must be able to provide technical leadership for integration of cross tower services, and transform high-level solutions into detailed implementation designs. They also perform technology assessments and recommend Best Practice architecture for performance, capacity, stability, availability, security, and cost efficiency.

They must be able to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate standards in the creation and implementation of the solution whenever project requirements call for or would benefit from the use of standards.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Solid background in systems administration, servers, middleware, storage and network knowledge.

  • Experience working with application and architecture teams, understanding non-functional requeriments, and designing solutions.

  • Experience working in cloud (Softlayer/IBM Cloud, Amazon, Azure, Google Cloud, Openstack)

  • Experience working with docker containers and microservices architectures. Container orchestration (kubernetes, swarm, public cloud containers services)

  • Infrastructure as code and Software Defined Environments

  • Knowledge in microservices applications based on Spring Cloud, AngularJS, ELK, DevOps tools, Proxies, Kafka, Blockchain, web servers.

  • Spanish and English Fluent

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Configuration management tools (staltstack, ansible, chef,...)

  • Lifecycle managment tools (git, jenkins,..)

  • Scripting (Bash, perl, ruby ...)

  • Programming languages (Python, Go, …)

  • Web development and API management

  • Data lake, hadoop, spark and other Big Data and Analytics technologies

  • Cognitive, machine learning

  • Networking skills: TCP/IP, Routing RIP, BGP, GRE, MPLS, VRF,Load balancing, Firewall, DN,

  • Agile and devops methodologies and practices

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.