IBM Cloud Integration Architect, IBM Security in St Louis, Missouri

Job Description

Cloud Integration Architect, IBM Security

IBM Data Risk Manager (DRM)

As a Cloud Integration Architect, you assume responsibility and technical leadership for designing solutions for Data Risk Manager’s Cloud platform. The solutions will leverage existing technologies, architectures, development tools for the existing on-prem Offering. The Architect will maintain integration reference architecture, lead requirements gathering and analysis, design solutions, facilitate development and testing environments and recommendations, and work closely with Development, Test, and Release teams.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize the architecture for integration technologies and ensure specific components are appropriately designed and leverage (note: leveraging existing components of DRM Stack); contributes to the holistic DRM Solution Architecture

  • Design integration-related reference architecture and patterns

  • Cloud Integration subject matter expert; promote best practices and ensure alignment with existing and future-state cloud integration reference architecture

  • Identify cloud solution capacity requirements by considering inputs from DRM Offering teams

  • Convert business strategy or functional requirements into conceptual and logical architectural patterns; recommend use of feasible tools

  • Maintain architecture management processes

  • Assist with integration needs of existing DRM on-prem technology

  • Participate in the design of operational performance systems - solutions and recommend tools for monitoring performance, bottlenecks, storage/capacity, and crucial diagnosis components

  • Closely work with IBM Security’s internal Offerings and development teams to define and implement automated orchestration and system management solutions for Cloud-specific infrastructure

  • Recommend best practices for Dev-ops and management of DRM Cloud platform


  • Extensive experience on architecture design and development of scalable platforms and applications

  • Sound understanding of Data Security Management principles including areas of access controls, security architecture,

  • Experience on working on horizontally scalable systems

  • Hands-on experience on virtualization technologies

  • Abilitytoadapttoafast-pacedenvironmentandorganizationchange

  • Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to work cross-functionally across product/offering management, sales and marketing teams

  • Ability to coach team members and guide them to deliver on business commitments

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


  • Bachelor’s or Master’sdegreeinanengineeringdiscipline

  • 8+years’experienceinTechnology/ITwithspecificfocusonarchitecting scalable products and solutions

  • Strong service development experience using microservices with high performance and scalability

  • Experience in Information Security domain

  • Hands-on knowledge on Data Security Products including but not limited to IBM Guardium, Symantec DLP, Resilient, AppScan a plus

  • StrongunderstandingofSDLCmethodologiesandassociatedprocesses

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Preferred 10+ years experience

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.