IBM VMware Solutions – Software Architect in San Jose, California
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Preferably looking for candidates to join existing development teams in RTP, NC and in Austin, TX.
Looking for a senior Cloud Software Architect to join our dynamic IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions (IC4V) engineering team. The IC4V offering is a highly visible, large-scale enterprise platform delivering standardized and automated VMware virtualization solutions on IBM Cloud including a growing number of high value add-on services and solutions (HCX, HyTrust, Caveonix, Veeam, Zerto, etc). IC4V brings together IBM Cloud infrastructure and VMware technologies (vSphere, vCenter, Director, vSAN, NSX, SDDC, and many more) to simplify configuration and management with ease of moving VMware workloads from on-premise to the IBM Cloud. In our fast paced and expanding organization, we foster an environment of continuous innovation and working in agile teams, to deliver the latest technology and provide excellent support to our clients.
In this Software Architect role, you will:
Provide day to day technical leadership to IC4V development teams, deliver detailed technical design and lead technical deliverable implementation to IBM Cloud clients’ satisfaction on-time and with quality, and deployment SLAB.
Interface with offering managers to understand customer requirements to assess and design software solution architecture design to meet customer requirements that hunts the market and beat competition.
Provide technical sizing reference to support release managers and development managers’ planning and prioritization.
Work with across IBM business units, IBM Cloud IaaS teams and 3rd party vendors and suppliers to co-design and co-develop IC4V solutions with value-add services to enrich client experience.
Use deep expertise and experience with strategic technical insight on Cloud infrastructure, Cloud computing, Automation to build IBM IC4V solutions to help expedite clients’ path to IBM Cloud.
Stay abreast of emerging technology trends and solutions on cloud infrastructure, cloud compute, VMWare, and competition.
Interface to executives to provide technical references and serve as a liaison among technical resources in IBM, external partners and vendors, and stakeholders.
Mentor and develop team members and technical community.
This role requires strong communication across the IC4V team and global IBM teams across different functions, a deep understanding of IBM's cloud technologies and VMware offerings, and outstanding technical leadership to define architecture, sensitive to new technology trends and competition, drive innovation and design to deliver new releases and new solutions at very aggressive schedules hunts in the market. This role also will interact with many internal teams and external partner and vendor companies for optimized integrated design for best in class customer experience meeting business and compliance requirements. It requires exception strong development background, rich experience in IT industry gained through many years in different business units and roles, through different products, architecture, markets and good experience working with clients.
Visit VMware Solutions page (https://www.ibm.com/cloud/vmware) for more details on our offerings on IBM Cloud.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
15+ years' experience in IT Industry
Significant technical experience in Software Engineering and Development usually obtained through 10+ years in software development
Profound technical knowledge and architectural thinking with 8+ years of experience as technical leader of different flagship product development
Outside in thinking covering pervasive IT system operations and quality assurance, typically obtained through 5+ years in system/stress quality validation
Proven Subject Matter Expert in Cloud infrastructure, Cloud compute, virtualization, Automation, and general business skills for Cloud
Proficient Cloud solution development and IBM Cloud technologies, services, methodology and processes
Excellent communication to guide communities, provide executive presentations and supports client engagements
Flexible, rapidly adjust designs to changing requirements and priorities, continuously innovates and evolves architecture and solution design
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience with VMware products and technologies: vSphere, NSX-T, Director, vSAN, vMotion, vRealize, HCX
Experience with Cloud infrastructure: network (Forigate, Juniper) and gateways, VPC, IBM Cloud BM/VSI/OneCloud/Security and compliance for regulated workloads, firmware, driver
Experience with tools: Aha, GitHub, Service Now, Trello
Experience with IBM Secured engineering, systems, and tools: SOS, Bastion, PSIRT, AppScan, access control, key mgnt, certificate mgnt etc.
Experience with: Terraform, Jenkins, Kubernetes, PowerCLI, Python, Cloudant, Postgres
Experience with Cloud resilience, BCDR, HA, SZR/MZR
Experience with 3rd party services and products: HyTrust, Caveonix, Veeam, Zerto, F5, Microsoft
Experience with Redhat Linux and Openshift
Experience with DevOps, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment, SRE
Experience with Cloud security, data privacy and compliance requirements for regulated workload
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