IBM Cloud Consulting Architect in St Louis, Missouri
IBM Services, Cloud Innovation Advisory team seeks consultants who are passionate about helping clients define, embark upon and accelerate their cloud adoption journey. Successful candidates are experienced technologists with technical depth and breadth, along with strong client engagement, communications and consulting skills.
Our platform and vendor agnostic team seeks consultants with the demonstrated ability to think strategically about businesses, create technical definitions around client objectives, develop complex solutions that span architectural and IT functional changes, then motivate and mobilize resources to deliver results. Successful candidates are self-motivated, driven, collaborative, passionate about cloud adoption, and want to have a direct positive impact on our clients.
Roles and Responsibilities
Lead or participate in cloud strategy and transformation engagements based on level of seniority
Support business development (e.g. marketing, sales), through writing proposals, pricing, risk management, negotiations, and contracting as well as transitioning from sales to project/program setup
Forge trusted relationships that benefit both clients and IBM
Support the continuous refinement of IBM’s services, including internal and external marketing, maturation/training of methods, tools, and points of view, as well as integration with IBM’s other services and products for synergistic value. Harvest, share and present intellectual capital from past and parallel engagements
Gain and convey expertise in (and study of) technologies, cloud drivers, and cloud trends for specified industries and markets, as well as the evolving role of cloud in the evolving enterprise transformation context·
In this role, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with clients. As such, travel to client sites is required, up to 5 days per week. Preferred candidates will reside within a 50 mile radius of a major airport.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Bachelor's degree and at least 7 years of technology consulting
Prior professional experience in IT Strategy, IT Business Management, Cloud & Infrastructure, or Systems Engineering
Experience working independently with minimal supervision and guidance
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment
Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience
Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools
Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
Technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background desired
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
Open to up to 100% travel
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers
Excellent communication skills with an ability to right level conversations
3+ years software/technology customer facing experience
Experience with “on premise to cloud” migrations or hybrid cloud IT transformations
Certifications on any of the public cloud platforms or related products
Experience architecting / operating solutions build on any of the public cloud platforms
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.