About IBMIBM is a global technology and innovation company present in India since 1992. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with approximately 380,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries as diverse as healthcare, retail, banking, travel, manufacturing, and many more, by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyze. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation. Business Unit Introduction:IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) helps clients plan, implement and manage an efficient, resilient, flexible IT infrastructure. IBM GTS is the partner of choice for infrastructure services – be it transformational outsourcing tied to business outcomes or integrated managed services or discrete services. Strategic Outsourcing is partnering with customer for multiple benefits which include (a) focus on core competency (b) Make IT spend more predictable (c) Making IT agile and supportive enough for catering future business needs. Pairing the industry’s most extensive portfolio of services, hardware and software solutions with our global network of IT, industry and business process experts, IBM optimizes your IT infrastructure to support today’s business requirements while charting a path to transformation across your enterprise.Who you are: The Architect understands client needs, works in levels of abstraction, applies industry knowledge, and leverages appropriate business elements and information technology to address those needs. This includes working as a team member with client personnel to identify functional and non-functional requirements and subsequently working with or in some instances leading others in the identification, justification and design of the client's solution. What you’ll do:
Participates in translation of the client's business requirements to define the structures of solutions and architectures and can include systems, applications, and process components.
Participates in a wide range of design activities, from requirements analysis through systems, application and/or process design specification. This position requires knowledge across multiple platforms, processes or architectures.
Knowledge Management: Global knowledge sharing and management is key to IBM's success.
Will participate in, and/or be responsible for the creation, harvesting, protection, and reuse of IBM's intellectual capital.
They will participate actively in knowledge sharing activities like communities of practice, forums, conferences and/or other knowledge exchanges.
Conducts analysis, problem-solving and evaluation activities on special topics related to project objectives.
May lead architectural activities This includes leading all or portions of the project, recommending team members and organising the team, defining tasks, tracking and reporting progress, delivering on time and within budget, and delivering results to the customer.
Defines and determines solution design objectives related to the project. May lead and guide the efforts of others in these areas.
Understands department / function mission and applies this understanding in project activities.
Influences customers, vendors, subcontractors and IBMers inside and outside project with presentations on project related topics. Influence extends to both management and non-management personnel.
Provides guidance to implementation team members throughout the project life-cycle. May lead implementation in a small project or be responsible for subsystem implementation in a large project.
Collaborates with the Consultant and/or Market Segment Manager in defining the customer's business and integration requirements/strategy.
How we’ll help you grow:
You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be
You’ll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor
You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you
Environment: Applies knowledge of information technology and associated methods and tools of the Architect profession to attain project / business unit objectives. Demonstrates the required proficiency levels for technical skills.
Communication/Negotiation: Advises other professionals (Project Managers, Architects and IT Specialists) in team on tools, technology and methodology related to the design and development of architectural solutions, and participates in evaluation and selection. May be asked to research special topics as part of team responsibilities.
Problem Solving: Recognizes and articulates complex problems related to the solution being developed.
Client Innovation Center (CIC)