Senior Infrastructure Architect - Cloud Techn. Strategy & Design (w/m/x)


, Bielefeld

, Böblingen

, Chemnitz

, Dresden

, Düsseldorf


Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Backup / Recovery
Cloud Computing



The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Architects are responsible for keeping up with the latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking a Cloud Architect who can help our clients to develop their cloud strategy and architecture. This incorporates development of cloud adoption plans, cloud architectures, cloud application design as well as cloud management and monitoring design. This role is responsible for designing and developing advanced cloud-based solutions for organizations migrating and modernizing their existing workloads and infrastructure. The Architect advises our clients on all cloud computing models, be it public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud. Consulting role

  • Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, cloud platform and application build, product configuration, testing, and production deployment
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet functional and non-functional requirements
  • Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of issues, including the determination and provision of workaround solutions or escalation to service owners
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to define and manage scope and risk
  • Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations Cloud Architecture, Design and Development
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architectures and features such as multi-tenancy, virtualization, elastic scalability, orchestration and automation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DevOps tool chains and processes
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the customers for cloud end-to-end architecture
  • Develop a library of deployable and documented cloud design patterns
  • Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest cloud technology trends
  • Develop solution architectures and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud computing models as well as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS service models
  • Contribute to DevOps development activities and complex development tasks
  • Define optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ability to architect, design and implement cloud infrastructure, platforms and applications
  • Experience with scripting/programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, Ruby, Go, Bash or PowerShell (prefered but not mandatory)
  • Experience in Chef, Ansible, Puppet, SaltStack or Terraform (prefered but not mandatory)
  • Background in networking, security and data storage engineering
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, fluent in English and French (optional)
  • Certification as Cloud Solution Architect by AWS, Azure or Google
  • Experience: 2-4 years
  • Project Management Capabilities

About Business Unit

This position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.

As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.

Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.

We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what’s next.

Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.

Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you, this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

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.

Key Job Details

  • Country/Region:DE
  • State:MULTIPLE
  • City:Multiple Cities
  • Category:Architect
  • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Company:(Y026) IBM Ocean Deutschland GmbH
  • Req ID:375526BR
  • Travel Required:Up to 25% or 2 days a week (home on weekends- based on project requirements)
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