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Principal IT Architect - AWS Delivery


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Principal IT Architect - AWS Delivery

416683BR

Your Role and Responsibilities

​​​​​You will be a Principal Architect within the UK&I Hybrid Cloud Transformation service group, with a focus on AWS and delivery. You will be helping various customer programmes of work, from small innovation accelerators to large scale delivery projects, to help our customers on their cloud journeys.

As part of this journey, you will be helping to design innovative solutions for transforming and modernising workloads, following the 5 pillars of the AWS Well Architected Framework, tailored to the specific needs of our customers. Building on your extensive enterprise delivery experience with AWS and real-life hands-on experience, you will also be helping to shape the future of our AWS delivery function with new formation patterns and artifacts, to integrate with our software solutions and key differentiators from IBM and Red Hat.

You will be expected to lead the technical implementation of large and complex AWS transformations, modernisation projects, API integration projects, AI/ML accelerator projects, DevOps Pipeline projects following CI/CD principals, while working in small to large projects teams, generally following agile methodologies while being able to work with more traditional approaches, especially on larger-scale work.

You will also be a key member of the AWS engineering community, helping to contribute to AWS technical designs and will be considered as one of the technical experts in our interactions with AWS, helping to shape the future of IBM / AWS by coaching and mentoring AWS architects. Additionally, you will also be expected to work with the AWS partner network and join / set up gamedays, hackathons and bootcamps for key accounts.

Key responsibilities:
* Attend and contribute to daily project stand-ups
* Work closely with Agile PM’s and other architects to help identity the backlogs
* Work in Jira to help identify Epics and update the stories, working within sprints
* Create AWS technical Low-Level Designs LLD when required, or input into NFR processes to generate automated documentation for customer approval
* Attend customer meetings with technical teams for sign-off
* Carry out AWS technical implementations of landing zones / control towers etc
* Carry out AWS technical deployments using formation templates / Cloud formations or Terraform
* Help to identify delivery resources skill sets, interview internal candidates
* Work with account teams on delivery projects to help identify resources and review projected project delivery run costs
* You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the IBM Academy of technology (AoT) and to shape the future of AWS services within IBM
* Coach and mentor more junior members of the AWS delivery team
* Work towards annual career goals agreed by your line manager
* Communicate with our customers technical teams and with internal IBM account technical and non-technical stakeholder, along with internal IBM functions on delivery issues and solutions
* Technical leadership of complex projects or programmes
* Technical consulting with clients up to C-suite level
* Technical team and / or community leadership
In return, you can expect a competitive salary, on-going business and technical career development, car or car allowance, incentive plan, medical cover, pension, vacation days, free access to online learning platforms (O'Reilly Safari, A Cloud Guru, Udemy), visit 2 conferences a year, Vlog and attend meetups in working hours, obtain AWS and other CSP training and certifications, flexible home / office working and more.

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Introduction

As a Principal IT & Cloud Architect, you will support IBM’s consistent cloud growth by bringing to the table your technical delivery skills and experience, to directly help our clients transform their digital strategies into reality.

You will be a key IBMer who can mould the AWS Delivery function and coach future IBM AWS technical talent, while actively helping talented IBM delivery teams to implement large scale customer transformation and modernisation projects, covering all sectors of industry within the UK&I. 


IBM Global Business Services is a team of Hyperscaler cloud (AWS/Azure/GCP/IBM) consultants, DevOps engineers, platform engineers, developers and account teams, enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions while providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in AI/ML, data analytics, modernisation journeys and hybrid cloud transformations. With a global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business to get the necessary edge over their competitors.


Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM with a technical track career path, with endless opportunities.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

* Hands-on AWS experience in solution design and AWS delivery
* Experience in delivering complex IT projects using agile methodologies
* AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification
* Experience having worked within Cloud GSI’s – members of the APN
* Good understanding of the 6R’s and various AWS methods used for transformation and the tooling and underlaying services (like EKS etc) needed by application teams for modernisation projects
* Good knowledge in IaC for Teraform / AWS Cloud Formations
* Good knowledge of core AWS services in IaaS & PaaS (EC2,EKS,RDS etc)
* Extensive experience using agile delivery methods eg Scrum
* Strong understanding & delivery experience of AWS cloud native architectures
* Good knowledge of the 5 pillars of AWS – Well Architected framework
* Industry experience in at least two of these sectors: UK Public, Financial, Utilities, Communications, manufacturing and retail
* Good communication skills, able to articulate complex technologies to project managers and customer technical enterprise teams

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

* Comes from an on-prem infrastructure background with a career path into AWS platform architecture
* Good understanding of scaled agile delivery methods eg SAFe or LeSS
* Good understanding of DevSecOp pipelines for CI/CD
* Good knowledge in API integration with (AWS gateway / Mulesoft or other)
* Good knowledge of container & functions for running Micro Services platforms on AWS
* Good knowledge of Datalakes / RDS and noSql services
* Good knowledge of SAP ECC6 and S4/Hana on AWS
* Good knowledge of Amazon Connect
* Good knowledge of Amazon ML/AI SageMaker, Kubeflow and AI Polly, lex etc
* Good knowledge of regulatory areas: i.e PCI – DSS1/2, Financial Services Micro and Macro Regulatory requirements, ONR for utilities, OfCom, CESG IL1-4, etc
* Good knowledge of security for cloud and AWS’s security services (GuardDuty etc)
* Good knowledge of Cloud storage solutions and concepts – Dedup, archiving etc
* Good knowledge of Network standards and designs, TCPIP all OSI layers
* AWS Professional certification preferred
* AWS Speciality certifications preferred
* A member of the AWS SME Program

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

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

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

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. IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

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.

Country/Region

United Kingdom

State / Province

MULTIPLE

City / Township / Village

MULTIPLE CITIES

IBM Business Group

GBS

Primary job category

Consultant

Secondary Job Category

Other Consultant

Role ( Job Role )

Business Sales & Delivery Executive

Employment Type

Full-time OR Part-time

Contract type

Regular

Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire

Position Type

Professional

Travel Required

Some travel may be required based on business demand

Company

(8660) IBM United Kingdom Limited

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Yes

ERBP

Yes

Referral Promo Code

GBSCAI23AP, #GBSEMEAB10_21
Principal IT Architect - AWS Delivery

416683BR

Your Role and Responsibilities

​​​​​You will be a Principal Architect within the UK&I Hybrid Cloud Transformation service group, with a focus on AWS and delivery. You will be helping various customer programmes of work, from small innovation accelerators to large scale delivery projects, to help our customers on their cloud journeys.

As part of this journey, you will be helping to design innovative solutions for transforming and modernising workloads, following the 5 pillars of the AWS Well Architected Framework, tailored to the specific needs of our customers. Building on your extensive enterprise delivery experience with AWS and real-life hands-on experience, you will also be helping to shape the future of our AWS delivery function with new formation patterns and artifacts, to integrate with our software solutions and key differentiators from IBM and Red Hat.

You will be expected to lead the technical implementation of large and complex AWS transformations, modernisation projects, API integration projects, AI/ML accelerator projects, DevOps Pipeline projects following CI/CD principals, while working in small to large projects teams, generally following agile methodologies while being able to work with more traditional approaches, especially on larger-scale work.

You will also be a key member of the AWS engineering community, helping to contribute to AWS technical designs and will be considered as one of the technical experts in our interactions with AWS, helping to shape the future of IBM / AWS by coaching and mentoring AWS architects. Additionally, you will also be expected to work with the AWS partner network and join / set up gamedays, hackathons and bootcamps for key accounts.

Key responsibilities:
* Attend and contribute to daily project stand-ups
* Work closely with Agile PM’s and other architects to help identity the backlogs
* Work in Jira to help identify Epics and update the stories, working within sprints
* Create AWS technical Low-Level Designs LLD when required, or input into NFR processes to generate automated documentation for customer approval
* Attend customer meetings with technical teams for sign-off
* Carry out AWS technical implementations of landing zones / control towers etc
* Carry out AWS technical deployments using formation templates / Cloud formations or Terraform
* Help to identify delivery resources skill sets, interview internal candidates
* Work with account teams on delivery projects to help identify resources and review projected project delivery run costs
* You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the IBM Academy of technology (AoT) and to shape the future of AWS services within IBM
* Coach and mentor more junior members of the AWS delivery team
* Work towards annual career goals agreed by your line manager
* Communicate with our customers technical teams and with internal IBM account technical and non-technical stakeholder, along with internal IBM functions on delivery issues and solutions
* Technical leadership of complex projects or programmes
* Technical consulting with clients up to C-suite level
* Technical team and / or community leadership
In return, you can expect a competitive salary, on-going business and technical career development, car or car allowance, incentive plan, medical cover, pension, vacation days, free access to online learning platforms (O'Reilly Safari, A Cloud Guru, Udemy), visit 2 conferences a year, Vlog and attend meetups in working hours, obtain AWS and other CSP training and certifications, flexible home / office working and more.

GBSEMEAB10_21

GBSEMEAB10_21

#GBSEMEAB10_21

Introduction

As a Principal IT & Cloud Architect, you will support IBM’s consistent cloud growth by bringing to the table your technical delivery skills and experience, to directly help our clients transform their digital strategies into reality.

You will be a key IBMer who can mould the AWS Delivery function and coach future IBM AWS technical talent, while actively helping talented IBM delivery teams to implement large scale customer transformation and modernisation projects, covering all sectors of industry within the UK&I. 


IBM Global Business Services is a team of Hyperscaler cloud (AWS/Azure/GCP/IBM) consultants, DevOps engineers, platform engineers, developers and account teams, enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions while providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in AI/ML, data analytics, modernisation journeys and hybrid cloud transformations. With a global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business to get the necessary edge over their competitors.


Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM with a technical track career path, with endless opportunities.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

* Hands-on AWS experience in solution design and AWS delivery
* Experience in delivering complex IT projects using agile methodologies
* AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification
* Experience having worked within Cloud GSI’s – members of the APN
* Good understanding of the 6R’s and various AWS methods used for transformation and the tooling and underlaying services (like EKS etc) needed by application teams for modernisation projects
* Good knowledge in IaC for Teraform / AWS Cloud Formations
* Good knowledge of core AWS services in IaaS & PaaS (EC2,EKS,RDS etc)
* Extensive experience using agile delivery methods eg Scrum
* Strong understanding & delivery experience of AWS cloud native architectures
* Good knowledge of the 5 pillars of AWS – Well Architected framework
* Industry experience in at least two of these sectors: UK Public, Financial, Utilities, Communications, manufacturing and retail
* Good communication skills, able to articulate complex technologies to project managers and customer technical enterprise teams

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

* Comes from an on-prem infrastructure background with a career path into AWS platform architecture
* Good understanding of scaled agile delivery methods eg SAFe or LeSS
* Good understanding of DevSecOp pipelines for CI/CD
* Good knowledge in API integration with (AWS gateway / Mulesoft or other)
* Good knowledge of container & functions for running Micro Services platforms on AWS
* Good knowledge of Datalakes / RDS and noSql services
* Good knowledge of SAP ECC6 and S4/Hana on AWS
* Good knowledge of Amazon Connect
* Good knowledge of Amazon ML/AI SageMaker, Kubeflow and AI Polly, lex etc
* Good knowledge of regulatory areas: i.e PCI – DSS1/2, Financial Services Micro and Macro Regulatory requirements, ONR for utilities, OfCom, CESG IL1-4, etc
* Good knowledge of security for cloud and AWS’s security services (GuardDuty etc)
* Good knowledge of Cloud storage solutions and concepts – Dedup, archiving etc
* Good knowledge of Network standards and designs, TCPIP all OSI layers
* AWS Professional certification preferred
* AWS Speciality certifications preferred
* A member of the AWS SME Program

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

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

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

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. IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

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.

Country/Region

United Kingdom

State / Province

MULTIPLE

City / Township / Village

MULTIPLE CITIES

IBM Business Group

GBS

Primary job category

Consultant

Secondary Job Category

Other Consultant

Role ( Job Role )

Business Sales & Delivery Executive

Employment Type

Full-time OR Part-time

Contract type

Regular

Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire

Position Type

Professional

Travel Required

Some travel may be required based on business demand

Company

(8660) IBM United Kingdom Limited

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Yes

ERBP

Yes

Referral Promo Code

GBSCAI23AP, #GBSEMEAB10_21
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