IBM Infrastructure Architect in PRAHA, Czech Republic

Job Description

What is the job about?

  • Architectural design in infrastructure projects

  • Solutions using IBM HW (IBM Power servers, IBM Disk storages including Flash systems) and SW (GPFS, PowerHA)

  • Architectural design in Data center relocation and Cloud migration projects

  • Design and implementation of private, public and hybrid Cloud infrastructure based on both IBM (BlueMix, Softlayer) and non-IBM technologies (ie OpenStack)

  • Design of supervising environment of cloud infrastructure (Monitoring, Reporting)

  • Assistance to design of Managed infrastructure operational procedures

  • Solution know-how transfer to and technical mentoring of operational team

  • Assisting clients and IBM team in implementation and operation

  • Advisory of change/improvement of the current client’s infrastructure

  • Analysis of client's requirements and offer solutions

  • Cooperation with IBM/partner team during presales and delivery phases

Your profile

We are looking for an experienced architect, who will be part of Infrastructure team, working alongside with architects and technological experts.

Required skills and experience:

General

  • Familiarity with complete project life cycle: analysis, design, development, testing, deployment

  • Team feeling and ability to delegate the work

  • Ability to solve problems and tasks independently

  • Very good communication skills (especially in communication with clients)

Infrastructure area

  • More than 5 years of experience in both IT infrastructure design and implementation

  • Very knowledge of UNIX/Linux operation systems

  • Very knowledge of SAN/LAN technologies

  • Good knowledge of virtualization (PowerVM and VMWare is an advantage)

  • Good knowledge of High Availability/DR solution design

  • Overall knowledge of datacenter infrastructure

Advantage

  • Knowledge of specific industry environment (banking, public, telco)

  • Knowledge and experience with Cloud based solutions design and implementation

  • Knowledge and experience with IBM HW and SW technologies

  • Very good knowledge of AIX (advantage) and Linux operating systems

  • Very good knowledge of IBM and non-IBM disk storage technologies (IBM DS8x,V7k and Flash systems is an advantage, Hitachi and EMC technologies as well)

  • Knowledge of HA/DR technologies (PowerHA, GPFS and Veritas Clustering is an advantage)

  • Overall knowledge of monitoring tools (ITM Monitoring, Zabbix, Grafana)

  • Very good knowledge of Cloud infrastructure technologies (BlueMix, Softlayer is an advantage, OpenStack and VMware as well)

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure operation (team leading experience is an advantage)

What do we offer?

  • Work in a multi-cultural environment of a leading IT and business consulting company

  • Flexibility and autonomy to innovate and shape work

  • Be part of interesting projects together with our experts

  • Benefit from mentoring and coaching

  • Balance your work with your life and enjoy flexible working

  • Attractive compensation and benefits

  • Special IBM offers and discounts

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

As above

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

As above

EO Statement

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.