IBM Cloud Modernization Application Consultant - Azure in St Louis, Missouri

Job Description

IBM 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 get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

As a Cloud Modernization Application Consultant, you will help transform applications to take advantage of Cloud attributes. Help clients solve problems, improve operations, and update their applications more easily, quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. The Azure Cloud Consultant will work directly with clients on critical projects to help them transform their businesses.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Be the integrator between the client and IBM teams

  • Demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing and become a trusted advisor to decision makers throughout an engagement

  • Analyze and assess existing client application portfolios and shape, sell and deliver appropriate digital modernization pattern-based solutions including the creation of client modernization roadmaps

  • Work with clients to define scope of project and determine requirements

  • Define software, hardware and other requirements

  • Assist with the design, development, and testing of modernizing applications

  • Clarify system specifications

  • Contribute to teams who are performing code migration or refactoring or are modernizing applications

  • Provide customer and market feedback to the Product and Engineering teams and help shape product direction

The ideal candidate will have experience with the following:

  • Azure cloud compute experience (deployments, migrations, networking)

  • Deployment and orchestration technologies (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, OpenStack, Jenkins, etc.) and in system administration tasks in Linux, Unix, or Windows with familiarity with standard IT security practices (e.g. encryption, certificates, key management, etc.)

  • Architecture Design Tools, such as MS Visio Professional (with Amazon and Azure stencils)

  • Programming and Scripting Languages: C++, Java, PHP, .NET, ASP, Ruby, Python, Java, Go, Perl, Powershell, JavaScript and nide.js

  • Utility Compute Web Services: AWS, VPC, EC2, EBS, SQS, SWF, SNS, RDS, DynamoDB, RedMine and DMS

  • Container and Micro Services Stacks: Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher and Mesosphere

  • Planning Tools: JIRA, GitHub, Stash, Redmine and Rocket Chat

  • Integration Tools: Jenkins, Eclipse, Intelliu, Nexus and Bamboo

  • Testing Tools: Jenkins, HP Fortify, Serenity, Swagger, Cucumber, Selenium, SonarQube, JUNite, Pyunit, Open SCAP and Sensu

  • Deployment Tools: Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, Ansible, Fabric, and GIT, GitHub and Git Lab

  • Search Technologies: Lucene and Elasticsearch

  • Relational Databases: Oracle, MS SQL, DB2, Postgres SQL, AWS RDS, Django, Express.js

  • NoSQL databases: Cassandra, MongoDB, AWS DynamoDB, Cloudant

  • Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Tools: Informatica, DataStage, SSIS, Talend and Boomi

IBM Global Business Services is a leader in global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment

you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career you’ve always imagined.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 1 year experience in major CSPs (Azure)

  • At least 1 year experience in designing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS architectures.

  • At least .5 years experience in Service Registries and Cloud brokers

  • At least .5 years experience in designing secure scalable, elastic architectures

  • At least .5 years experience in architecting in enterprises using Agile methodologies

  • At least .5 years experience in decoupled and microservices architectures

  • At least .5 years experience in Stateful and Stateless services

  • At least .5 years experience in web services technologies- Restful services

  • At least .5 years experience in distributed systems, databases and search systems

  • At least .5 years experience in J2EE Platforms: JBOSS, WebLogic, Apache Tomcat, Websphere

  • At least .3 years experience in collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 3 years experience in major CSPs (Azure)

  • At least 3 years experience in designing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS architectures.

  • At least 2 years experience in Service Registries and Cloud brokers

  • At least 2 years experience in designing secure scalable, elastic architectures

  • At least 2 years experience in architecting in enterprises using Agile methodologies

  • At least 2 years experience in decoupled and microservices architectures

  • At least 2 years experience in Stateful and Stateless services

  • At least 2 years experience in web services technologies- Restful services

  • At least 2 years experience in distributed systems, databases and search systems

  • At least 2 years experience in J2EE Platforms: JBOSS, WebLogic, Apache Tomcat, Websphere

  • At least 2 years experience in collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

  • At least .5 years experience in business outcomes

  • L1 or L2 level certification in application architecture

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.