Cloud Architect-Complex Project

Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is the world's largest consulting services organization. GBS provides clients with business transformation and industry expertise, and the ability to translate that expertise into integrated, responsive, innovative business solutions. GBS provides consulting services across multiple industries and covers the whole process chain from strategy consulting through to the construction, implementation and operation of technical and commercial solutions. As part of the Cloud Application Migration Services, we help our clients to transform their applications portfolios and take advantage of Cloud offerings, through advisory services, migration services, modernisation services, Cloud native application development, and Complex System Integration enabled by Cloud. We are looking to expand the GBS Italy team with Cloud Architect: As a Cloud Architect
You understand clients' transformation challenges and how Could enables this, by shaping, advising and proposing new Architectures and Operating Models
You translate client transformation needs into new cloud-enabled solutions requiring application migration/modernisation services
You assess, analyse and translate IT requirements into components of modernised solutions (Legacy analysis, code restructuring and re-factoring, code conversion)
You define, architect, design, size the new Cloud solutions as part of Clients' Transformation Roadmaps, interacting within specific teams responsible for larger deals
You design solutions that require end to end enterprise integration, and that may run on multiple platforms and be composed of multiple software packages
You assist delivery teams in effectively starting implementation of these solutions, by guiding specialists teams and overseeing the technical solution delivery

Experience with at least 3 complex integration projects as part of Cloud transformation
Strong Architecture & Solutioning skills leveraging Cloud technologies including Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, OpenStack, Softlayer, Amazon, Azure, GoogleCloud etc.;
Solid understanding of Infrastructure aspects such as server configurations, storage options, network architecture, as well as Infrastructure security. Has capabilities in both cloud infrastructure as well as E2E solution stack for hybrid cloud solutions. Familiar with cloud architectures, deployment patterns as well as migration tooling.
Solid understanding of Integration technologies and approaches etc. combined with industry expertise.
Should have good understanding with Tooling required for system management and monitoring
Solid experience with DevOps and associated tooling, Microservices design and development, API development and Management
Should have good understanding and experience in technical solution governance, advising specialists teams, conducting method adoption/tailoring workshops and acting as SME

At least 8 years overall experience as IT Architect, involved in shaping, advising, and designing complex enterprise-wide solutions; full SDLC proven experience
Location Milan/Rome

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


EO Statement
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