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IBM Application Architect: Red Hat Cloud Microservices in Kolkata, India


As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Your role and responsibilities:

As an IBM Red Hat Application Architect, you will directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.


  • Manage initiatives for migration and modernization in Red Hat Cloud environment

  • Bring your expertise to handle applications to Open Shift Cloud demonstrating PaaS Services, EC2 Services and ECS

  • You as a modernization professional, you will have experience to migrate legacies to Cloud platforms, move from one programming language to the other

You will carry out Legacy Modernization Solution Design and delivery through following:

  • Lead and build Modernization architecture solution from legacy platform (mainframe, iSeries, Solaris, VAX/VMS) into modern platform (Cloud on-prem/off-prem) through modular design by understanding application component as System of Engagement (SOE), System of Insight (SOI), System of Integration (SOI), System of Records (SOR).

  • Demonstrate expertise in identifying application module based SOE, SOI, SOR and lead modernization design as continuous modernization, modular modernization

  • Collaborate and act as a Domain expert in design Modernization strategy and identify the need for API, Containerization, Microservices creation vs. language conversion, Database conversion.

  • Lead the team to adopt continuous modernization instead of Big bang approach.

  • Domain expert by providing significant contribution to Modernization on Technical elements of WBS, estimation, Modernization risk, dependencies, Minimum viable product (MVP).

  • Deep knowledge on Open Shift platform product & services and you should have the capability to map client platform and application deployment requirement into Cloud platform specific services, configuration and align solution to Open Shift well architected framework and standard methodologies.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 12+ years of experience as Architect with more than one Modernization applications and led architecture initiatives on Red Hat OpenShift Modernization

  • Experience on using DevOps tools during Modernization, expertise in Architect, design, and present multi-product solutions to customers

  • Ability to lead and build migration solution for Hybrid Cloud platform (on-premises, off-premises, and dedicated cloud)

  • Expertise in design, migration strategy, migration tools, migration network requirement, application, database and integration component migration pathways.

  • Proficient to adopt the right migration tools for various migration method for (rehost, refactor, rearchitect, re-platform, containerization etc

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Any of the Red Hat Certification would be added advantage: Certified Architect, Certified Specialist in OpenShift Application Development, Certified Enterprise Microservices Developer, Certified Specialist in Camel Development or Certified Specialist in Hybrid Cloud Management

  • Creative problem-solving skills and superb communication Skill.

  • Respond to technical queries / requests from team members and customers.

  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals.

  • Ability to handle change and be open to it along with good time management and an able to work under stress

  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications


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