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IBM Ansible Architect in St Louis, Missouri


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

The Ansible Architect will be grounded in technology and have the able to converge business and technology in dialog with customer executives. He/She will be responsible for:

  • Leading Ansible-led automation efforts as well as Ansible supported engagements with a comprehensive understanding of the platform capabilities and assets

  • Managing and develop relationships at the client level

  • Leading and coordinating automation solution strategy, portfolio management, and innovation with internal account teams and external client stakeholders

  • Developing a repository for CAI automation efforts comprised of open source, IBM propietary, and custom devoloped playbooks for multi-sector engagements

  • Conducting preliminary automation use case identification and associated ROI modeling to identify innovation opportunities for our Unit

  • Participating in sales campaign development, event management and co-marketing opportunities within the global automation marketplace

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2-5 years of experience with Ansible platform, architecture, playbooks and associated technologies

  • Technologically savvy and familiar with one or more of: IT and process automation, RPA, artificial intelligence, machine learning (2-5 years of experience)

  • Solid understanding of innovation, automation and alliances and how they can create value for our business, and our clients

  • Exceptional communication skills and a consultative approach in addressing a large matrix environment

  • Technical understanding & ability to speak to the complete IT landscape regarding Systems, Applications, Database, Networking, Physical & Cloud Architecture

  • Commanding understanding of Python, BASH, Powershell, and RESTful API capabilities and syntax.

  • Ability to ingest, adapt to, and integrate new technologies and protocols on demand

  • Comfortable navigating complex enterprise policies and organizations, and differing agendas

  • Resourceful, creative and able to find innovative ways to achieve results

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Past experience orchestrating and positioning a portfolio of solutions in Automation, BPO, AMS, IT intenally and with clients

  • Experience with Ansible Tower administration and architecture. Experience with other Automation platforms - Ayehu, Dynatrace, Splunk Enterprise, etc

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.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.