In this role, you’ll work in our IBM Client Innovation Center (CIC), where we deliver deep technical and industry expertise to a wide range of public and private sector clients around the world. These centers offer our clients locally based skills and technical expertise to drive innovation and adoption of new technology
In this role you will join IBM Consulting via our world class Associate Program for university hires. As an Associate at IBM Consulting you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients worldwide. Our clients’ technical and business needs are constantly evolving. We’re hiring inspired, talented individuals, who believe no problem is too big to solve.
We focus on your professional development through ongoing learning, mentorship, development of technical skills, and continuous personal growth, all grounded in a culture of coaching and career advancement. If you see yourself as someone who never stops learning and who wants to unleash your potential, the IBM Consulting Associates Program is for you.
A career in IBM Consulting is rooted by long-term relationships and close collaboration with clients across the globe.
You’ll work with visionaries across multiple industries to improve the hybrid cloud and AI journey for the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Your ability to accelerate impact and make meaningful change for your clients is enabled by our strategic partner ecosystem and our robust technology platforms across the IBM portfolio; including Software and Red Hat.
Curiosity and a constant quest for knowledge serve as the foundation to success in IBM Consulting. In your role, you’ll be encouraged to challenge the norm, investigate ideas outside of your role, and come up with creative solutions resulting in ground breaking impact for a wide network of clients. Our culture of evolution and empathy centers on long-term career growth and development opportunities in an environment that embraces your unique skills and experience.
Your Role and Responsibilities
As an Associate level Infrastructure Specialist at IBM you will support the infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare which are rapidly changing as the worlds relationship with technology evolves. Ready to help our clients take the next step forward?
Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. As an Associate Infrastructure Specialist, you’ll be responsible for keeping up with the latest changes, using your expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our clients and products. In your role you may be responsible for:
Define, analyze and review technical architecture on required platform and coming up with architecture options and recommendations
Define, detail, and scope the technical requirements into solutions
Work across key activities in configuration, systems management tools and backup and recovery
Support Technical Consultants and lead in building solutions and providing technical mentoring and guidance
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Ability to thrive in an ever-changing, technology-based Consulting environment
Ability to work both analytically using data and systems with a logical sequence to complex tasks
The z/OS Mainframe Middleware Engineer works with the platform architecture team to define the Middleware configuration & architecture supporting the IBM Z offering in support of Mainframe (z/OS) zCloud clients.
Familiarity with various cloud service providers such as AWS, Azure, IBM, Google, Alibaba, Oracle and with cloud computing concepts
Exposure to basic AI concepts, ethics, and methodologies
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills
Exposure to basic data science concepts
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus in an environment with conflicting demands
About Business UnitIBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.
This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.
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