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11 days agoIBM

Open Source Architect

  • London (London)
  • IT development

Job description

This is a new and exciting role to be part of a wider team across Europe working with potential clients to help them understand what business benefit IBM can bring to their business. An opportunity to be making a real difference to both IBM and the client.

Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Open Source Architect you will meet with customer to discuss their open source strategy and define a scope of activities that the IBM team can deliver that addresses the customer challenges, acting as the IBM transformation focal point.

Your responsibilities include;
·  Developing high-performing solutions that deliver business value to the client, utilizing design methodologies, repeatable approaches, and best practices.
·  Maintain deep technical skills and engineering capabilities for key Open Source products including Red Hat OpenShift, Apache Kafka, PostgeSQL, Apache Hadoop, MongoDB and SUSE Rancher, plus many other popular packages.
·  Research and stay current with changes in the Open Source ecosystem, evangelize IBM Open Source Capabilities, present to both internal and external audiences.
·  Assist with RFP/RFI's when assistance from the IBM Sales team requested. Participate in Open Source client delivery projects.
·  Be an active contributor in open source communities.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

·  Experience as a client-facing technical software consultant designing technical software solutions against client requirements.
·  Ability to lead workshops, presentations, and other events for clients, articulating complex technical solutions.
·  Technical working knowledge of core Open Source products (at least one or two of the following: Openshift, Openstack, Ansible, Apache Kafka, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, EL, Prometheus, Redis, Apache, Hadoop).
·  Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English Language.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

·  Skills to develop software solutions using cloud native technologies utilizing languages such as Python, Java or Golang via DevOps best practices.
·  Previous engineering in migration to Open Source Solutions.
·  An understanding of architecture frameworks such as Open Group TOGAF or Zachman and approaches such as Design Thinking.
·  Existing contributions to an Open Source community or a desire to do so.
·  Building cloud native solutions.
·  Leadership or mentoring experience.
·  Red Hat and/or SUSE certificates eg RH Openshift, SUSE Rancher etc.

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