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Hybrid infrastructure - Expert Enterprise Architect - Kyndryl

Apply Job ID 563992BR Date posted 05/17/2022 Location(s) Paris, France; Marseille, France; Lille, France; Bois-Colombes, France

Why Kyndryl

Our world has never been more alive with opportunities and, at Kyndryl, we’re ready to seize them. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl is at the heart of progress — dedicated to helping companies and people grow strong. Our people are actively discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. At Kyndryl, we want you to keep growing, and we’ll provide plenty of opportunities to make that happen.

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Your Role and Responsibilities

You will integrate a technical team specialized in the design and/or the construction phase of IT infrastructures in a Cloud type model (Private, Public or Hybrid) or on-premise and this within the framework of the digital transformation of our customers.
This team is responsible for the following main activities :
•Understand the needs
•Define the target and the associated design, build and migration activities
•Estimate the corresponding charges
•Participate in migration and/or modernization
•Migrate to the chosen model

Your mission will be more specifically to participate in architecture design activities (HLD, LLD) and support for the implementation of the new environment by relying on proven methods and standard tools.
Your main responsibilities :
•Design and support for the construction of the target solution based on best market practices (Cloud or traditional)
•Integrate security and resilience best practices of deployed environments
•Ensure high levels of performance, scalability, maintainability and reliability
•Deploy by industrializing target architectures in a logic of automation (Infras as code) and operational excellence (DevOps);
•Contribute to the realization of technical tests as part of the migration and / or modernization
•Participate in the transfer / hand-over to client teams or to other IBM teams
•Implement cost control strategies
•Explain and review this work with the various stakeholders, including the various end customer contacts and project management
•Your solid experience in project phases such as design, consolidation, virtualization, migration, integration, testing, and transfers in Cloud and non-Cloud environments will allow you to ensure the leadership of the technical solution and the appropriate teams.

Travel (in France) is to be expected for customers.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

•You justify a minimum experience between 5 and 10 years as a Company Architect
•Strong customer experience required in different industries
•You are certified, and have practical experience, on one or more Hyperscalers on the market (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google, IBM cloud.)
•You master the concepts of the Public, Private, Hybrid cloud
•You master IT developments, transformations, new choices such as the Cloud, BigData /Analytics, new Cognitive contributions for the DataCenter or at the business level, in short new emerging concepts.
•You like working in a team, have good interpersonal skills and you have good communication skills
•You have analytical and synthesis skills, rigor
•Your natural leadership allows you to lead a technical team made up of architects
•Your skills and experience allow you to address and solve opportunities or problems related to business, technology or information

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

•You also show interest in technical topics (eg: Docker, Kubernetes, Open-Shift, Terraform, Cloud-Training, etc..) and automation of IT operations (eg Infrastructure as Code, Git OPS, …)
•You master the Agile methodology necessary for this type of project

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Master's Degree

Eligibility Requirements

Master's Degree

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Other things to know

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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Infrastructure Architect

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Travel Required

Some travel may be required based on business demand


(Y024) Kyndryl France S.A.S.

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