Application Architect

Job Description
This role designs applications required to automate business processes and meet business needs. The resulting design may run on multiple platforms and may be composed of multiple software packages and custom components. This role defines best practices in the critical evaluation and selection and / or development of the software components and hardware requirements of the applications and data, and the development of the application, including evaluation and selection of development methods, development processes, best practices and tools. Applications Architects are responsible for applications-related quality, performance, availability, scalability, and integrity. They are also responsible for the functional interface to applications and for ensuring application usability. The employee focuses on individual/team/department/ operational objectives.

Skills:

Environment:


Professional knowledge related to incumbent's department or function.

Communication/Negotiation:

Engaged as an independent professional. Ability to articulate and compare alternatives approaches. Negotiate with specified objectives.

Problem Solving:

Recognize problems related to project objectives. Creativity and judgment applied to professional technical, or operational problems. Independently generates solutions, based on analytical skills & business knowledge. Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes to enhance and
improve or develop complementary adjustments /solutions.

Contribution/Leadership:

Works on special projects, or leads small teams, or manages routine technical/ operational activities or departments (national or international). Understands departmental mission and vision. Provides advice in technical/operational domain of specialization. Generally controls own work priorities and methods requiring tradeoffs.

Impact on Business/Scope:

Accountable for individual or team, or department results, and for the impact of the results on functional activities. Participates in overall departmental program planning. May have budgetary responsibility. Contributes by supporting activities that are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, or impact immediate costs or expenses.

What we expect:

• Deep knowledge of Microsoft PowerShell Scripting Language (create/maintain scripts, modules, objects, cmdlets, etc.)
• Solid knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server T-SQL and Database design (create queries, performance analysis)
• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2 or higher (services, tasks)
• Basic knowledge of VMware & Veeam Backup & Replication (infrastructure, administration, applications)
• Basic knowledge of Citrix, XenApp, XenDesktop (infrastructure, applications)

Nice to have:

• Active Directory, DNS, IIS
• Certificates - (CAs), PowerCLI
• Citrix snapin for Powershell
• problem analysis & solving
• logical thinking

As an IBM employee, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

• 5 weeks of paid vacation
• Relocation assistance in the amount of 15.000 CZK paid according to Relocation Assistance Policy (this package is conditional)
• Elaborate education program for each employee - training during the work career, courses are lead by professional lectors; e-learning education; flexible education plan for each job position
• Strong career opportunities
• Access to Hi-tech; MAC@IBM
• Above standard Medical Care
• Discounts in Sports, Culture, Healthcare, Childcare, Finance, Electronics
• Global Travel and Life insurance
• Contribution to the Pension fund
• IBM stock purchase plan

You will have the opportunity to:

• Join our Succeeding@IBM Program - a structured on-boarding and development program
• Become part of our diverse and multinational community and collaborate within global and local teams
• Gain knowledge and develop skills through our world-class trainings
• Benefit from mentoring and coaching
• Balance your work with your life and enjoy a flexible working environment

Please, take in consideration, that should your application be successful, our recruiters will contact you within 14 days.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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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.


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