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IBM HPC System Architect

  • Country:US
  • State:DC
  • Category:Architect
  • Required Education:High School Diploma/GED
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:139485BR
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Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.
Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.
IBM is seeking a highly qualified HPC System Architect with strong interpersonal skills and business acumen to join our client team. You will have the opportunity to work within IBM as well as with industry partners to find the best HPC solutions for our customers and ultimately influence the growth strategy of our organization. You must be highly self-motivated and love delighting customers with winning solutions and have a track record to prove it! This is a key leadership position within our HPC organization.  
<>·Support new client business opportunities and develop appropriate HPC architectural solutions which may include hardware, software and related services. 
<>·Lead & develop repeatable, best practices for HPC proposal development
<>·Review and provide guidance for IBM teams working on complete troubleshooting situations with existing HPC customer solutions
<>·Engage in HPC customer relationship building and other business development activities necessary to grow our HPC business 
<>·Work with IBM offering, sales and development organizations as needed to develop and win proposals as well as provide support when needed for installation and/or operational challenges

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5 or more years’ experience in architecting HPC client solutions which include, but not limited to the following: o Compute solutions
    • Storage solutions o Networking solutions
    • File system solutions o Job scheduler solutions
    • Performance optimization recommendations
  • 5 or more years working experience HPC hardware/ software administration which shall include but not limited to:
    • storage system installation and administration
    • job scheduler installation and administration
    • file system administration o fabric installation and administration
  • • Demonstrated experience and understanding of compiler technology, benchmark suites, OpenMP, MPI, networking, HPC applications, modeling language, and performance analysis.
  • Understanding of industry benchmarks and ability to make technical recommendations on how to approach them to achieve optimal performance.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret SBI security clearance

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 10 years of working experience with HPC hardware/software administration which shall include but not limited to:
    • storage system installation and administration
    • job scheduler installation and administration
    • file system administration
    • fabric installation and administration
    • application optimization
  • Active Top Secret / SBI security clearance

EO Statement
IBM 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree Commissionable: No
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