Application Architect: Google Cloud Modernization

Introduction
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 IBM platforms.  You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM's Multi Cloud Services are focused on supporting clients on their cloud journey across any platform to achieve their business goals. It encompasses Cloud Advisory, Architecture, Cloud Native Development, Application Portfolio Migration, Modernization, and Rationalization as well as Cloud Operations.

  • Multi Cloud Services supports all public/private/hybrid Cloud deployments:
  • IBM Bluemix/IBM Cloud/Red Hat/AWS/ Azure/Google and client private environments.
  • Multi Cloud Services has the best Cloud developer architect Complex SI, Sys Ops and delivery talent delivered through our GEO CIC Factory model.
As a member of our Multi Cloud Migration Practice you will be responsible for defining and implementing application cloud migration, modernisation and rationalisation solutions for clients across all sectors. You will support mobilisation and help to lead the quality of our programmes and services, liaise with clients and provide consulting services including:
  • Create cloud migration strategies; defining delivery architecture, creating the migration plans, designing the orchestration plans and more.
  • Assist in creating and executing of migration run books
  • Evaluate source cloud (Physical¨ Virtual and Cloud) and target Workloads.
  • Bring together and define migration requirements.
  • Use troubleshooting skills and work closely with operations, support, and or other functions to ensure successful migrations.
You will work with clients to define and create solutions for application cloud migration modernization and rationalisation and have the experience as detailed in the Expertise section.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • 12+ to 18 years of overall IT experience with 3+ years of relevant experience in GCP.
  • Certified Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect
  • In-depth knowledge on GCP Compute Engine, App Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, Cloud Storage, Apigee API Platform, Cloud SQL, enabling clients to adopt Google Cloud services
  • Solid Experience of Designing and building cloud solution architecture,
  • Manage implementation of cloud solution architecture
  • Hands on experience of Microservices, Containerization, Docker Components and Orchestration using Swarm/Kubernetes, Architecting Scalable Commerce Workloads using Microservices
  • Hands on experience in App Modernization & APIs development with GCP Apigee API Platform
  • Hands-on experience in setting up CI-CD pipeline, continous deployment on compute engine using Ansible with Spinnanker, Automating Canary Analysis on Google Kubernetes Engine with spinnaker, using jenkins for Distributed Builds on Compute Engine
  • Good to have experience of SAP on GCP.


Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Creative problem-solving skills and superb communication Skill.
  • Respond to technical queries / requests from team members and customers.
  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals.
  • Ability to handle change and be open to it along with good time management and an able to work under stress
  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications


About Business Unit
IBM 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 business 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.

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Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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