As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Expert Architects lead multi disciplined teams on complex architecture & design engagements to define solutions to address client business problems and are accountable for delivering value to clients and IBM. They apply deep technology and domain or industry expertise, architecture & design methods and cognitive approaches to analyze requirements and design innovative solutions. They establish milestones, quality targets, assign to and manage the work of others. They possess strong communication skills, are able to articulate the impact and business benefits of their solutions while managing stakeholder expectations. They contribute intellectual capital assets.
They must possess knowledge of major cloud technologies and service providers, including virtualization, containers, servers, storage, networking, IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure and Red Hat and have experience of guiding clients in defining and adopting architectural decisions across these technologies and platforms. Such experience must also include designing and documenting detailed and implementable architectures on those platforms utilizing established modular reference architectures.
Additional knowledge or experience in the areas of IT and/or cloud technology strategy, capacity planning, service management and/or resiliency services is a plus
Required Professional and Technical Expertise
Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
Being You @ IBM
Affirmative Action and/or EE candidates will be given first preference as per our employment equity strategies.
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