PLM Application Architect

At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is at our core to continuously transform.

Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. We are offering a unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM's ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.

Your Role and Responsibilities
We are seeking a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Application Architect to join our growing team. You will help shape the direction of the PLM practice and lead teams of people in implementing technology to support the design and manufacture of the next generation of products, building or assets in the marketplace to solve our client's challenges. You will also help support the development of the next generation of connected or autonomous vehicles and bring about rapid digital transformation within a challenging client market place.


  • You will design applications which may run on multiple platforms and may be composed of multiple software packages.
  • You will perform critical evaluation and selection of the software and hardware components of the application
  • Prepare for application development by the evaluation and selection of development methodologies and tools.
  • You will also be responsible for performance, availability and scalability of the applications, as well as maintaining the functional interface to the application infrastructure.
  • You will be comfortable with presenting to clients from C-Suite down to shop floor levels.
If you are keen to work in a project-related environment, where the projects are to define, sell and deliver IT solutions. Have an interest in applying connectivity (IoT) and analytics/cognitive technologies in conjunction with Industrie 4.0 strategies of IBM then apply now!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Demonstrable PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solution delivery experience, ideally with a software vendor background
  • Experience with Teamcenter and other complex PLM systems e.g. Enovia, Windchill, ARAS
  • Have experience of working with the above in at least one of the following sectors:
    • Automotive
    • Aerospace & Defense
    • Oil & Gas
    • Capital Project Management
    • Consumer Package Goods
  • Team Leadership experience
  • Be able to technically bring the proposed solution to life, understand and consult on the benefits and potential necessity
  • Commercial awareness surrounding delivery models and best value to customers

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

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