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Infrastructure Architect-Infrastructure Modernization(Storage) (w/m/x)

Apply Job ID 459037BR Date posted 10/13/2021 Location(s) Berlin, Germany; Hamburg, Germany; Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Düsseldorf, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Ehningen, Germany; Munich, Germany

Why Kyndryl

We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Our people are at the center, 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. In October 2020, IBM announced it's intention to separate the IT Infrastructure Services unit of its Global Technology Services division into a new, separate public company, creating two industry-leading companies - IBM and Kyndryl. The spin-off is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. To find out more about Kyndryl, including information relating to privacy, please visit

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking an Infrastructure Architect-Infrastructure Modernization for Storage who can help our clients to develop their cloud Storage architecture. This incorporates development of cloud adoption plans, cloud architectures, cloud application design as well as cloud management and monitoring design. This role is responsible for designing and developing advanced cloud-based solutions for organizations migrating and modernizing their existing workloads and infrastructure. The Architect advises our clients on all cloud computing models, be it public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud.
  • Consulting role
  • Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, cloud platform and application build, product configuration, testing, and production deployment
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet functional and non-functional requirements
  • Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of issues, including the determination and provision of workaround solutions or escalation to service owners
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to define and manage scope and risk
  • Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations Cloud Architecture, Design and Development
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architectures and features such as multi-tenancy, virtualization, elastic scalability, orchestration and automation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DevOps tool chains and processes
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the customers for cloud end-to-end architecture
  • Develop a library of deployable and documented cloud design patterns
  • Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest cloud technology trends
  • Develop solution architectures and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud computing models as well as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS service models
  • Contribute to DevOps development activities and complex development tasks
  • Define optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ability to architect, design and implement cloud infrastructure, platforms and applications
  • Experience with scripting/programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, Ruby, Go, Bash or PowerShell (prefered but not mandatory)
  • Experience in Chef, Ansible, Puppet, SaltStack or Terraform (prefered but not mandatory)
  • Background in networking, security and data storage engineering
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, fluent in German and English
  • Certification as Cloud Solution Architect by AWS, Azure or Google
  • Experience: >5 years
  • Project Manage

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience


Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

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

Up to 25% or 2 days a week (home on weekends- based on project requirements)


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