Engineer – Technical and Operational Architecture

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.
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The Engineer - Technical and Operational Architecture position will support the following objectives:
• Technical and operational architecture management (TOAM)
• Technical Services - Provide the programme with a comprehensive and accurate set of architectural data to support programme governance and requirements management.
• Provide projects with procedures, tools, and guidance to enable consistent and effective use and generation of technical and operational architectural documentation. Quality Management (QM)Management Services.
• Provide measurable evidence that accurate results are delivered that meet stakeholders' quality expectations across the BI-SC AIS and NGCS programmes and its Projects.
• Contribute to a continuous process of quality improvement.
• Quality feedback will be provided to CP teams, Integrated Programme Steering Group (IPSG), Programme Management Group (PMG) and stored in a programme level repository. Quality reports will be raised for action at the programme level if programme milestones are deemed to be adversely impacted.
• Quality assessment of the PMO's own activities will be conducted internally every 12 months.


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of experience in project management of communications or information systems integration, implementation or operation, using PRINCE2 or PMI methodology.
  • 3+ years of experience in deriving system-level requirements from architectural guidelines and project objectives supporting implementation.
  • 3+ years of experience in deriving system-level requirements from architectural guidelines and project objectives supporting implementation.
  • 2+ years of experience in quality management in projects and programmes.
  • PMP Certification

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Knowledge about C3 capability management.
  • Knowledge about programme management and programme management office.
  • Knowledge about Database development and use.
  • Knowledge about ITIL and Agile for project management.
  • Knowledge about CIS architectures, AIS and NGCS capabilities.
  • Knowledge about IBM DOORS, DOORS NG, Team Concept.
  • Knowledge about project management in complex systems or projects in a military Communication and Information Systems environment.
  • Experience in effective orally and in writing communication, including briefing and in coordination with international stakeholders.

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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