Cloud Solutions Architect

Job Description
Financial Systems is the domain in the IBM CIO organization that supports the IBM Finance & Planning and IBM Accounting communities worldwide. 65 squads organized into five tribes develop, maintain and operate a portfolio of over 250 applications. In order for IBM Financial Systems to maximize our usage of cloud offerings and microservices, we are seeking to strengthen our team with a Cloud solution architect.

What you will do:

Your main focus will be defining solutions leveraging Cloud platforms for software application migration, modernization, and custom developed Cloud-enabled applications. You will:

  • Identify opportunities in the Financial Systems portfolio to move workload to the Cloud
  • Develop a vision on how we can better utilize microservices in some areas
  • Lay out a migration approach for the selected opportunities
  • Work as a trusted advisor to the tribe leaders and their squads, enabling them to migrate workload to the Cloud
  • Enhance the squad's abilities to implement IBM Cloud DevOps solutions
Preferred Location; Southbury, CT and possible North Castle, NY site

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience in Solution Design and Architectural Cloud Assessment
  • Strong Architecture & Solutioning skills leveraging Cloud technologies and microservices
  • Broad understanding of integration technologies and approaches
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Passion to find solutions to challenging problems
  • Proven experience in IT organizations supporting Finance and/or Accounting
  • IBM Certified Solution Architect - Cloud Platform Solution (or equivalent external certification)


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Proven familiarity with the IBM Financial Systems portfolio
  • IBM Certified Solution Advisor - DevOps (or equivalent external certification)


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.


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