Application Architect-Blockchain

Job Description
GBS is the world's largest consulting services organization. GBS provides clients with business transformation and industry expertise, and the ability to translate that expertise into integrated, responsive, innovative business solutions. GBS provides consulting services across multiple industries and covers the whole process chain from strategy consulting through to the construction, implementation and operation of technical and commercial solutions.

Team's short description
We are re-inventing process engineering and advisory at the intersection of digitalization, instrumentation, and cognitive to power performance and cost savings that would otherwise be unachievable.
We change our clients processes from analog to digital, we make them frictionless, we make data ubiquitous, which we, in turn, exploit to create new value, and finally create an adaptive operating model that constantly adjusts to support new strategic business imperatives.
Our Blockchain team is expanding and we are hiring a Blockchain Solution Architect.

Job role description & Responsibilities. Designs & implements Blockchain solutions which may run on Blockchain (e.g. HyperLedger) platforms and composed of multiple software packages based on Solution Architecture. Designs and develops the architecture of the Blockchain Solutions from a systemic standpoint. Responsible for creating the technical solution architecture for a given business problem. Requires in-depth knowledge of System Engineering principles, awareness of behavioral characteristics of probabilistic and stochastic systems, solid understanding of system decomposition techniques, and the art and science of system synthesis using available Blockchain technology. Expected to know the capabilities of Blockchain and HyperLedger technology suite, and experience in selecting components for development of solution blueprint which includes performance architecture and engineering of a fully functional Blockchain system.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Designing and leading solution, scoping, estimation and technical services for Blockchain projects
Developing and delivering business strategy and implementation plans as well as complex Distributed Ledger/Blockchain technology applications
Conceptualizing and developing relevant use cases, proof-of-concepts (POC), proof-of-value (POV)
Managing project teams to successful delivery of Blockchain solutions.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

At least 6 months of experience in Smart Contracts and Consensus Algorithms and developing Blockchain applications or proof-of-concepts (POCs) using Hyperledger, Ethereum Solidity or other proprietary language and APIs.
At least 1 year of experience in pre-sales activities such as proposal writing, demonstrations and client presentations
At least 3 years of experience architecting and developing applications using cloud based platforms/micro-services

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

At least 1 year of experience developing Blockchain Technology applications or proof-of-concepts (POCs) using Hyperledger, Ethereum Solidity, or other proprietary language or APIs.

At least 3 years of experience developing distributed applications using JavaScript, JSON, Pyth

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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