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Cloud Infrastructure Architect, IBM

Charlotte, NC, US

Requisition Number: 81142 

We are Insight Digital Innovation.

Insight Digital Innovation is dedicated to making the impossible possible.  We combine cutting-edge technology, creative thinking, and the power of scale to deliver radical business transformation. 

Our areas of expertise include Cloud enablement, Data & AI, DevOps, Digital strategy, Intelligent applications, IoT & smart edge, and Transformation Services.

From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter

  • Microsoft 2020 US Partner of the Year
  • Databricks 2020 National Consulting and SI Partner of the Year
  • HashiCorp 2020 Partner Award: Americas Investment Partner of the Year
  • Intel 2020 US Innovation Partner of the Year

In the role of Lead Infrastructure Architect (IBM), you will be part of an IBM ranger team to build, deliver, and scale Insight’s advanced services with IBM Cloud. You will work as part of our incubation team as part of the CTO organization, with direct exposure to Insight’s executive team. Insight has a deep track record as both an IBM and Red Hat partner – winning numerous partner of the year awards. However, as IBM transitions to hybrid and public cloud, there is significant opportunity for Insight to become more services/solutions oriented. The ranger team will be responsible for launching this capability, winning strategic work, architecting critical client solutions, and scaling our delivery practices.

In this role, you will lead the build out of our cloud infrastructure team for IBM, responsible for architecting hybrid solutions with IBM Cloud. You will work with other members of the ranger team for apps and data to drive modern, innovative solutions in the IBM Cloud.

Candidates must have deep experience working with IBM / Red Hat products, while also possessing a strong track record with pre-sales.



Essential duties:

  • Serve as subject matter expert for hybrid, networking, compute, and storage for IBM Cloud.
  • Work closely with Insight sales teams to identify opportunities, deal shape, and drive customer wins.
  • Mentor other resources as Insight builds delivery scale within our solution areas.
  • Manage the planning and implementation of strategic customer engagements.
  • Refine solution offerings and sales plays for repeatability and success.
  • Serve as a thought leader to customers, recommending best of breed solutions with IBM Cloud.
  • Deliver client workshops and strategic webinars to drive demand and provide thought leadership.
  • Review progress with Insight and IBM executive teams.
  • Grow Insight’s knowledge base and IP with IBM Cloud


Required Knowledge/Experience: 

  • Willingness to travel, as necessary (20% post pandemic)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field preferred.
  • Certifications in relevant technologies, cloud providers, or demonstration of ongoing learning.
  • 7+ years of experience in delivering services, products, offerings, and/or solution development.
  • Deep experience in delivering IBM Red Hat solutions and IBM Cloud Paks.
  • Deep experience with network topologies, security, and architectures.  
  • Hands-on experience delivering public cloud infrastructure solution.
  • Experience in large-scale application modernization including Kubernetes/container architectures and deployment.
  • DevOps/automation knowledge in the context of migration to the cloud.
  • Strong consulting skills – pre-sales, proposal writing, public speaking, go-to-markets, technical project management, and learning new technologies.


We have created a team-oriented environment with quality people, career advancement opportunities, and an excellent compensation and benefits package. Our people appreciate that they represent a brand that is invested in growing local relationships while working globally and doing what is right for our co-workers and clients. We are high on supporting each other and hiring/developing the best technical professionals in the industry.

These are some of the reasons why we are often selected as a Best Places to Work award winner in the cities where we work.

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Compensation is determined by fair market value: $160,000 to $180,000 base pay plus bonus. Candidates outside of this provided compensation range will be considered.

The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here.


Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at 

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 11,000+ teammates in 19 countries providing Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations across the globe
  • $8.3 billion in revenue in 2020
  • Ranked #409 on the Fortune 500, #15 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, 2020 CRN Innovator of the Year Award
  • 2020 Intel Innovation Partner of Year, 2020 Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year and Worldwide Customer Experience Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #7 on the 2021 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies (Information Technology Services industry), #70 on the Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, #296 on Forbes World's Best Employers (#27 within IT), and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2020 list of Best Places to Work
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance


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Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.



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