Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Migration & Modernization Architect - IBM CIC

Lille, Nord, FR

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Senior Cloud Infrastructure Migration & Modernization Architect is responsible for defining strategy, architecture, solution and implementing a robust, scalable, pragmatic and realistic cloud solution to modernize and migrate different types of systems, applications and data between data centers, cloud providers, etc. smoothly with no or very less impact to business continuity. The architect should have a good understanding of infrastructure such as network, storage (SAN/DAS/NAS, Object Storage, Cloud Storage, etc.), database, virtualization (e.g. VMware, Red Hat Virtualization, Hyper-V,...) , containerization (e.g. OpenShift, Kubernetes, ...) & Cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud-Platform “GCP”, IBM Cloud ...)

Your Role and Responsibilities
  • Provide technical thought leadership to innovate and build differentiating assets in migration and modernization of platforms (e.g. OS, middleware, DB, applications, containers, …) in on-prem and cloud environments
  • Design and build reusable solutions that can be implemented to migrate and modernize infrastructures (physical, virtual and container-based) and application within or across data centers (i.e. on-prem, private cloud, public cloud, dedicated cloud or hybrid cloud)
  • Responsible to collect and analyze the client's technical and business requirements, along with current IT and cloud environments
  • Work closely with the solution design teams in developing client presentations and Statements of Work (SOW)
  • Define discovery, planning and migration strategy and approach
  • Design migration facility and create migration patterns
  • Create migration Low Level Design (LLD)
  • Create Work Instructions / Run Books for migration events
  • Evangelize technical vision and strategy internally and externally
Ability to travel if requested for customer’s need and business opportunity


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 8+ years as IT/Cloud architect
  • MS Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert(AZ 303&AZ 304),AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate(SAA-C01/SAA-C02),AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional(SAP-C01),Google Cloud Architect,IBM Certified Architect(Cloud Solutions)..
  • Large Cloud (incl. data centers) transformation and IT infrastructure design and architecture
  • Migrating infrastructures and apps;Like-for-Like,lift&shift hardware,VM migration,storage migration amounting to peta bytes of data,re-install/refresh,re-platform&re-architecture workloads
  • Leading virtualization platforms:VMware,Hyper-V,OpenStack..
  • Essential experience:containers,container orchestration,APIsµservices
  • Provisioning tools (IaC)
  • Automation and config. management:Terraform,AWS CloudFormation
  • Scripting:Powershell,Python…
  • Migration:RackWare,AppZero,VMWare VMotion,AWS CloudEndure,Azure Migrate..
  • Client management skills,conflict resolution,scope&engagement management

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience in enterprise network security engineering and design
  • Possess and effectively apply technical and analytical expertise while balancing competing requirements
  • Intellectually curious and dedicated to life-long learning – able to learn and apply new technologies quickly
  • Motivated to mentor teammates and peers
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Nice to have one container platform certification: Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration (EX280), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network.  It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

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Location Statement
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Job tags: AWS Azure CloudFormation GCP Infrastructure design Kubernetes OpenStack Python Terraform Virtualization VMware
Job region(s): Europe
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