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Technical Specialist - Hybrid Cloud Platform


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 14/09/2017

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / Technical Consultant / Pre-Sales Engineer

Job description:
IBM Background:
IBM is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyse. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation so there is no better place to launch your career.
The Technical Specialist will be responsible for engineering, implementing, and maintaining a enterprise support of Sterling B2B integrator.  Strong technical skills, strong desire to learn and apply new knowledge and technologies, organizational skills, self-motivation, ability to work independently, and very strong inter-team communication skills will be critical to success in this role.  An ability to identify creative and complex technical solutions to both new and existing Sterling platform challenges is a must.
Desired Attributes and Skills:
  • A passion for technology and business.
  • The ability to understand and assimilate different points of view.
  • A love of working with people in a team-focused environment.
  • Have prior exposure AGILE methodologies. 
  • Natural leadership skills and the ability to thrive in a collaborative culture.
  • The willingness to take ownership of challenging tasks, even beyond your initial scope of responsibility.
  • The flexibility to travel to client locations
Education and Experience:
  • You must be degree qualified and have 5 years technical and software development background
  • Demonstrate understanding of LoadRunner and Rational Performance Tester (good to have)
  • Demonstrate technical understanding of ebMS3, WebServices, and SOA
  • Demonstrate technical understanding of BPML, XML and XBRL (good to have)
  • Demonstrate technical understanding of Java, .Net and SQL Server and MQ
  • Demonstrate technical understanding of IBM Bluemix technologies
  • Demonstrate technical understanding of software configuration management best practices
  • Demonstrate technical understanding of performance monitoring/profiling tool such as Dynatrace or AppDynamics (good to have)
  • Demonstrate good technical understanding of AWS technologies
Key Responsibilities :
  • Collaboratively work with stakeholders to understand use cases and recommend appropriate changes to Sterling platform architecture/data architecture
  • Based on use cases, data consumption, and other variables, build and document short term and long term strategy for on premise and cloud environment
  • Implement changes required to remediate issues; anticipate future issues based on current environment and understanding stakeholder needs
  • Develop and implement strategy around standardizing the deployment and configuration of Sterling platform, including naming conventions, timestamps, bucketing of data sources, storage and sizing, etc.
  • Drive the technical architecture of the platform’s components, compute nodes, and storage systems for optimal performance, working as part of a cross-functional team
  • Recommend and implement changes to data architecture, not limited Sterling platform
Mandatory Requirement:
  1. Be an Australian citizen
  2. Been resident in Australia for the past 5 years (i.e., can't have moved to Australia only 4 or 4.5 years ago)
  3. Not spent greater than 12 months cumulative out of Australia during the past 5 years
  4. Satisfy an AU Gov client Pre-Engagement Integrity Check
  5. Be eligible to obtain an AGSVA baseline security clearance or already have AGSVA baseline security clearance
As this role is based in Ballarat, Victoria relocation support will be considered for interstate applicants who are interested in moving to Ballarat to join our team.