Experienced Consultants apply consulting techniques to deliver value to clients, building appropriate and effective business relationships in their area of domain or industry expertise. They produce high quality work that requires the application of consulting techniques in a range of contexts and use cognitive and emerging technologies to benefit clients. They analyze, define strategy, design solutions, plan and execute, working to time, cost and quality targets. They do this by re-using intellectual capital and collaborating with other IBM teams. They must possess knowledge of major cloud technologies and service providers, including virtualization, containers, IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure and Opensource and have experience in advising clients with respect to these technologies. They must have proven experience in cloud advisory, architecture design, implementation and support of OpenShift platforms.
They must have experience capturing, prioritizing, and analyzing complex requirements. Additional knowledge or experience in the areas of IT and/or cloud technology strategy, architecture, service management and/or resiliency is a plus.
Year of Experience : 5 - 7+ years of experience, with 3+ years of relevant experience. Specific 2-3 years of Cloud experience as a Strategic Cloud Advisor, Senior Cloud Architect or equivalent.
Certifications : Minimum 1 (ideal 2-3) Hyperscale Cloud Provider Certifications - AWS, Azure or Google Cloud for Solution Architect. Open Source Training or Certification required.
Knowledge within area : Strong knowledge in large scale Enterprise Architecture across end to end process including infrastructure components, applications, implementation delivery, service management and support lifecycle. Knowledge with container adoption strategies, approach and Agile DevOps methodologies. Consulting experience, technology and business consulting.
Minimum Education : Post Graduation (MBA Preferred)
Pre-requisite Skills : Proven experience in delivering cloud advisory for a strategic CXO-level forum articulating thought leadership and IBM point of views. Ideal candidate should be capable of hands-on delivering against a contracted Consulting scope to develop a Technology Strategy & Roadmap and Cloud Architecture Design documents. Hands-on experience deploying Openshift clusters and Ansible Automation is preferred.
Others : Should have evidence of contributing in large consulting engagement with a proper role based contribution. Client endorsements would be preferable.