Application Architect: Red Hat Cloud Modernization

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

Thought Leader in E2E solution & delivery for modernisation of legacy applications( Monolithic, mainframe, iSeries, Solaris, VAX/VMS based) to cloud-native architecture targeted for OpenShift Container Platform. Defines target state blueprint & modernisation approach including integration, co-existence & testing. Collaborates with Business SMEs to ensure capture of functional requirements/parity during modernisation. Directs tool-based discovery, analysis and insights of legacy applications, identification of modernisation increments & definition of the overall modernisation roadmap. Leads modernisation design activities using best practices , design patterns & reference architectures & hybrid integration with legacy systems. Leads Development activities to ensure adherence to architecture & design decisions, deliverable quality. Expert in modernisation pathways, techniques. Expert on Microservices, Design Patterns, API Specification & implementation on IBM /equivalent API management products. Expert in deployment & configuration of cloud-native components on OpenShift. Familiar with devOps tools like Jenkins, Sonarcube, Artifactory , configuration & issue management tools. Understands basic architecture of Openshift and it's setup on IBM or other platforms.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • (a) Should have 18+ Years of IT Industry experience.
    (b) Minimum 12+ years as an Delivery Architect/Solutio Architect/Application Architect with proven expertise in application containerization management with OpenShift.
    (c) Should have 6+ years of experience on any cloud platform (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Cloud Foundry, PCF, BlueMix, etc.)
    (d) Should have 8+ years Designing, Developing and Implementing SOA / Microservice based application in Cloud
    (e) Should have 10+ years formal development, design, and implementation experience
    (f) Should have 4+ years of exp creating Microservices with Red Hat OpenShift, Containerizing Applications in Redhat Openshift
    (g) Should have 9+ years of experience as a Backend Engineer using J2EE (Spring, SpringBoot)
    (h) Should have Leaded 4/5 Manjor of projects in any public cloud Like AWS/Azure/GCP/IBM/Alibaba

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience in security integration using oAuth and LDAP
(m) Expert knowledge in RHEL 7
(n) Experience with containers and Red Hat OpenShift or Kubernetes
(o) Excellent experience working with Git, Jmeter, Selenium, container technology like Docker. The candidate will also need to have excellent database (Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB) skills
(p) Good to have experiece in Ansible/Ansible tower
(q) Good to know how Cloud Affinity assessments
(r) Strong technical leadership capability

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 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.

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