Application Architect Input Analytics (m/f)

Job Description

Driving innovation for our clients is the main mission of our consulting business unit IBM Global Business Services. With major transformation being underway around Cognitive Process Transformation, we are looking for experienced IT architects to embrace this opportunity with us.

As Application Architect for Cognitive Input Analytics you will be part of our European Watson Artificial Intelligence eam where you will take responsibility for providing advisory and implementation expertise to our clients including: requirement analysis for Cognitive Input Analytics solutions; process design, implementation and optimization; solution outline and design of Cognitive Input Analytics architectures; lead implementation teams.

You'll likely have prior experience as application architect in Input Management solutions with a leading consultancy, system integrator or technology company and you'll be used to working with client business and IT functions on senior levels.
You'll have worked in an Input Management environment and be knowledgeable of existing and emerging approaches to data capturing and analytics. You'll have knowledge of the technology landscape and proven experience in modern data & analytics technologies, in particular with Cognitive Input Analytics technologies. At the same time, you will have a good understanding of business challenges in the industries you have worked in and you can formulate value propositions to a technical and non-technical audience.

Your key skills include: 

  • Experience with Cognitive Input Analytics use cases in one or more dedicated industries preferably in insurance, banking, logistics or public sector 
  • Proven experience with Input Analytics technologies, incl. capture and recognition (e.g. scanning, OCR/ICR and barcode)
  • Experienced programming skills, incl. C++ and Java
  • Strong communication skills and business acumen, including a feeling for data visualization and experience in presenting complex information to business stakeholders in a compelling way 

This is an environment where networking and people skills are extremely important: we're looking for people who will forge their own relationships, both internally and externally. Do this and you'll have access to a range of projects and clients unlike any other.

All candidates must be fluent in English as well as the local language of the country to which they have applied and are expected to have a bachelor's degree or higher in relevant field such as computer science or information systems.

IBM is market leader in the data & analytics space. We offer a dynamic, innovative and international environment which is fueled by projects with leading clients, unique capabilities such as IBM Research & Development and IBM Watson, and a growing ecosystem of partnerships. If you think you have the skill and the attitude to change the way that business is conducted - IBM is the place for you and will offer you numerous opportunities for growth across the company. 

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years of experience in projects in an Input Analytics environment and in existing and emerging data capturing approaches
  • At least 3 years of experience in an IT architect role with a focus on technology integration
  • English: Fluent
  • German: Fluent

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


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