Blockchain Solutions Architect

Job Description

IBM is one of the world's largest providers of information technology solutions and business consultancy. Our vision is to bring a new level of ‚smart' to how the world works. A place where people, businesses, governments and systems are interconnected and work together. A place where billions of people will live and work better.

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) 
We are 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, and innovative business solutions. We offer consulting services across multiple industries and cover the whole process chain from strategy consulting through to the construction, implementation and operation of technical and commercial solutions. 
Role Description:
IBM is seeking a Solution Architect to be hands-on in the design, develop and implementation of Blockchain solutions. This person will be responsible for creating the technical solution architecture for a given business problem. Requires in-depth knowledge of System and Software 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 Fabric technology suite, and experience in selecting components for development of solution blueprint which includes performance architecture and engineering of a fully functional Blockchain system.

As an Blockchain Solution Architect at IBM, you'll team with some of the best minds in the industry to create innovative high-quality solutions focused on clients' business needs. You'll do this using your systems knowledge and expertise to design and model applications, develop application solutions, and integrate them with packaged or legacy applications.

Responsibilities include:
• Working directly with industry teams and industry leaders to market and implement Blockchain based solutions;
• Contributing to pre-sales activities for Blockchain business opportunities and develop architected solutions for proposals;
• Analyzing the problem from a business and IT perspective;
• Gathering requirements for the proposed business solution;
• Designing and leading solution, scoping, estimation and technical services for Blockchain projects;
• Designing, developing, and implementing complex Distributed Ledger/Blockchain technology applications;
• Assisting with project delivery and deployment of the blockchain application ;
• Conceptualizing, developing and implementing relevant use cases and proof-of-concepts (POC);
• Managing teams to successfully deliver of Blockchain solutions;
• Converting blockchain requirements into the architecture and design;

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

At least 5 years experience with development process;
At least 5 years experience as a full stack developer with experience in JavaScript, Angular, Node, HTML5, CSS, JSON and one or more of Go/Python/C/C++/Java languages;
At least 4 years of experience in an industry developing software;
At least 2 year of experience Developing prototypes and proof of concept;
At least 2 years of experience developing distributed applications and API integration;
At least 2 years of experience using versioning tools (Github);
At least 2 years of experience working in Agile/Scrum;
At least 2 years of experience in database technologies (e.g. Couch DB/SQL);
At least 1 year of experience with cryptography and public key infrastructure (PKI);
At least 6 months experience developing Blockchain applications or proof-of-concepts (POCs) using Hyperledger Fabric or Ethereum or other blockchain platforms.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

At least 7 years experience with development process;
At least 7 years experience as a full stack developer with experience in JavaScript, Angular, Node, HTML5, CSS, JSON and one or more of Go/Python/C/C++/Java languages;
At least 5 years of experience in an industry developing software;
At least 3 year of experience Developing prototypes and proof of concept;
At least 4 years of experience developing distributed applications and API integration;
At least 4 years of experience using versioning tools (Github);
At least 3 years of experience working in Agile/Scrum;
At least 2 years of experience in database technologies (e.g. Couch DB/SQL);
At least 1 year of experience with cryptography and public key infrastructure (PKI);
At least 6 months experience developing Blockchain applications or proof-of-concepts (POCs) using Hyperledger Fabric or Ethereum or other blockchain platforms.

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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