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Application Architect

Portsmouth, England PO1 4
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As anIBM Application Architect, you directlyhelp clients transformtheir businessandsolve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customised 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
  • Utilise IBM Design Thinking / User Centric design to derive new requirements and prioritise implementation in collaboration with the product owner/sponsor
  • Design the application architecture around the requirements
  • Break requirements down into Epics, Stories, Tasks and Defects for the development team to work on
  • Design and develop proof of concepts / prototypes of potential solutions to demonstrate working solutions to our clients
  • Learn new technologies and how to implement them within solutions. Passion for learning new things
  • Perform technical viability assessments of proposed solutions
  • Communicate new technologies, concepts & methods to the developers
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and fix or work with development to resolve
  • Perform validation and testing of developed requirements against the defined exit criteria

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Worked in an Agile application delivery team
  • Previous experience of working as an application developer (Web / Mobile)
  • Experience of developing or design solutions on a cloud-based environment, such as IBM Cloud or equivalent and identification and selection of required services (such as databases and availability monitoring)
  • Are able to apply architectural thinking to leverage new opportunities for existing technologies and created assets that could be leveraged or reused
  • Able to identify the elements of a project that put the integrity of the architecture at risk and manage those elements to the successful completion of the project
  • Working knowledge of at least one of the following development languages: Java, Swift or Objective C
  • Working knowledge of one of the following web development languages: PHP, Java, Node.JS, ASP.NET or similar
  • Experience of web technologies and concepts such as Web Services, APIs, XML, REST, JSON, Microservices Architecture

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Developed at least one mobile application (iOS or Android)
  • Developed at least one application in a cloud environment (such as AWS, IBM Cloud, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience of OpenID / OAUTH2.0 SSO authentication strategies
  • Experience with web frameworks, such as React or Angular

About Business Unit
Digital Sales is a specialized sales organization with a purpose-built infrastructure consisting of Global Digital Sales Centers in Atlanta GA, Chicago IL, Dallas TX, and Littleton MA. Digital Sales teams engage with clients of all sizes and markets to grow their businesses by solving strategic and tactical business problems with IBM's proven cognitive and cloud technology solutions.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre 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.

About IBM
IBMs 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.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
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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Posted: 2019-10-20 Expires: 2019-11-19

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