Senior Azure Solution Architect (w/m/x)

11.08. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Senior Azure Solution Architect (w/m/x)

International Business Machines (IBM) is the world’s leading information technology products, services and solutions company. The company’s portfolio of capabilities ranges from services to software, hardware, fundamental research, financing and the component technologies used to build larger systems. 2014 revenues were $92 billion, with over 380, 000 employees operating in more than 160 countries.

IBM is an innovation company. Both in what we do and in how we do it, we pursue continuous transformation – always remixing to higher value in our portfolio and skills, in the capabilities we deliver to our clients and in our own operations and management practices. With the advent of Cloud, Mobile, Social and Analytics, the world has experienced a massive change in the way business is conducted. For example, the world produces over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data everyday and 80% of it is unstructured. Therefore, it’s invisible to current technology. IBM Watson along with our brand new Cognitive Consulting business is a cognitive system that can understand that data, learn from it and reason through it. That’s how industries as diverse as healthcare, retail, banking and travel are using Watson to reshape their industries.

At all levels within the company, IBM is looking for external talent to continue our transformation and continue to focus our growth in these new areas.

As a Senior Azure Solution 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 Global Business Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM Services empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and to get the necessary edge over their competitors.
Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM!

Your Tasks:
As a Senior Azure Cloud Architect at IBM Services, you are providing consultative, architectural, program and engineering support for our customers' journeys to the cloud. As part of this journey you are delivering innovative solutions that are tailored to the specifics needs of our customers. Building on your extensive experience with Azure you are building next-generation cloud native applications, sophisticated system integrations or ambitious cloud migration projects in a team of brilliant builders.

In this client facing role you need to be able to translate between business and tech. By building pragmatic IT solutions for real world problems you create value for our customers every single day. Being able to deliver across different technology stacks with deep hands-on-skills you support your team and our customers by coaching, teaching and giving advice. You strongly value diversity and different opinions. You know how to motivate. You do what is right, not what is easy.

Our Benefits:
 Competitive payment
 A notebook of your choosing (e.g. latest Macbook Pro) every two years
 A high-end smartphone of your choosing (e.g. iPhone) every two years
 Free access to online learning platforms - e.g. O’Reilly Safari, ACloudguru, Udemy
 Visit two conferences a year
 Vlog and go to meetups in your working hours
 Get Azure training and certification
 Flexible working and home office times
 30 vacation days per year

As a positive, forward-looking person you have good written and verbal communication skills (English & German minimum on C1 level). You can describe requirements through simple, clear-cut user stories and technical specifications. Even in difficult circumstances you are level-headed, and you manage to infect others with your positive attitude. You are always looking to learn something new and know about the latest technical trends.

Come and work with us now! Apply now!

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3+ years of experience in Azure technologies

  • 5+ years of experience in delivering complex and large-scale IT projects

  • 1+ year of experience in architecting in enterprises using agile methodologies

  • Architecture-Design: Cloud-native, Hybrid

  • Container: AKS and/or ACI

  • Serverless

  • Storage and (No-) SQL-DBs

  • Azure AD + Subscription Management

  • Monitor: Log Analytics, App Insights, Alerts, ...

  • Network: Cloud Native, Hybrid, VPN, global und local Load Balancing / Traffic Manager und AppGW / Azure Load Balancer

  • DevOps

  • Infrastructure as Code

  • Microservices

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Microsoft Azure certifications preferred

  • Microsoft Azure Expert certification would be real bonus to have

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.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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

Being You @ IBM
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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