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Product Architect

Pune, MH 411030
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Who you are:

This is a technical thought leader with a strong business focus, experience driving multiple products from inception to productization. The ideal candidate has a strong visionary and collaborative technical leadership style with a deep understanding of technologies and application development trends; excellent written and verbal communications and experience working with cutting edge technologies.
Lead the design effort on a variety of projects in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment. Design innovative solutions to real market problems. Highly motivated and enthusiast to work on cutting edge technologies and excellent team player. Delivered complex engagements working with multiple stakeholders and large global teams, with responsibilities that include Planning, Tracking, Estimation, Team, Client and Stakeholder management.
Hands-on technical experience, building highly fault-tolerant, scalable & available Layered/ N-tier architectures, across diverse hardware and software platforms, using RUP, Agile as well as waterfall project management methodologies. Having architected applications that cater to large volumes.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Understand product vision and business needs to define product requirements and product architectural solutions.
  • Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product
  • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility
  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards
  • Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team
  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers
  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.
  • Approve final product before launch
  • Collaborate with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications
  • Maintain product roadmap and architectural standards that assure product development projects optimally align with business objectives.
  • Define product validation policies to deliver products that meet system and project expectations.
  • Facilitate the creation, review, and sign off of project deliverables.
  • Provide support for production escalations and problem resolution for customers.
  • Assist technical team with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems knowledge.
  • Develop broad knowledge about current and future product features
  • Work with Offering Manager in planning and execution of new product releases
  • Analyze requirements, design develop & maintain software products in alignment with the technology strategy of the organization
  • Produce prototypes to illustrate technology options and mitigate risks
  • Conduct and/or participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, designs, code and other artifacts. Ensure commitments are agreed, reviewed and met.
  • Contribute to design standards and support designs re-use (best practices, etc.)
  • Contributes to development plan by providing task estimates.
  • Learn new skills and adopt new practices readily in order to develop innovative and cutting-edge software products that maintain Company's technical leadership position.
  • Translates complex Functional Specifications to detail Technical Designs and implementation regarding the Enterprise cloud architecture/services and security requirements.
  • Provide input, guidance and recommendations on Technical Designs developed by other team members.
  • Facilitate collaboration across the organization to direct and better utilize infrastructure tools.
  • Plan, develop and manage the infrastructure to enable strategic and effective use of tools.
  • Lead the evaluation/evolution of tools/technologies/programs with input from internal teams, external developers.
  • Proactively identifying issues and improvement opportunities.
  • Directing resources to diagnose and resolve complex system, application software, security and related problems that impact system and availability.
How well help you grow:
  • Youll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be
  • Youll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our SME's love to mentor.
  • You will have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 15 +yrs of experience on Software Industry, 7 + years in Architecture profession
  • Hands-on experience on Open Source Technologies
  • Proven experience as software architect
  • Experience in software development and coding in various languages
  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture
  • Excellent knowledge of UML and other modeling methods
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS, JavaScript and UI/UX design
  • Understanding of software quality assurance principles
  • A technical mindset with great attention to detail
  • High quality organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities
  • Hands-on experience on MEAN Stack, tools and patterns
  • Understanding of Dev-Ops and Cloud environment
  • Knowledge on programming against cloud platforms
  • Architectural principles in developing server side distributed systems
  • Design by contracts & ensuring minimalistic designs

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Micro services architectures
  • Experience in architectural principals and product implementation

About Business Unit
At IBM Cognitive Applications, we build open applications that unlock the power of data for clients, partners, and developers. Running on top of IBM's unique Hybrid, Multi-cloud and AI infrastructures, these applications work across horizontal domains and bring our technology to life for end users. Cognitive Applications unit includes: Watson Customer Engagement, Watson IoT, Watson Media and Weather, Talent & Collaboration, Digital Growth & Commerce, and IBM Developer teams.

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: 2020-01-05 Expires: 2020-02-04

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