IBM Chief Architect in MULHUDDART, Ireland

Chief Architect - Watson Health Government Analytics IBM Watson Health Government Analytics objective is to deliver world class analytics and cognitive insight offerings and solutions to our international customers. We are bringing together health and social data in technology solutions that help social program and health organisations around the world provide optimal outcomes for citizens, satisfy increasing demand, and lower costs for organizations. Part of the IBM Watson Health group, we are headquartered in the IBM Technology Campus in Dublin, Ireland. To support this effort we are recruiting across a wide variety of roles, including a Chief Architect. This is a great opportunity to join us for this exciting period of growth. Job Description As the Chief architect you will own the architecture for our Cloud hosted Analytics offerings for Government. These are new offerings that we’re bringing to market so you have an opportunity to define, design and shape the architecture. We want to deliver cognitive solutions with outstanding user experience. As our senior Architect, you will be responsible for the overall technology architecture strategy to ensure that it is aligned with our company targets and international expansion plans. In practice, this will mean working with all parts of the business to understand our vision and then translate this into a coherent technical roadmap to get us there. You will be accountable for overseeing all solution designs for major upcoming projects and supporting cross-functional Agile teams to ensure that these are implemented efficiently Required skills and Experience

  • Been a visionary technology leader who embraces complexity and isn’t afraid to fail-and-fix fast

  • Worked within a 24x7 operationally critical environment as a Lead, Chief or Enterprise Architect

  • Experienced scaling problems and evolved an international platform that supports millions of customers

  • Passion about Agile development, value empowered teams and possess a results-orientated mindset

  • Real experience on distributed systems, micro-services and cloud based environments

  • Kept data and systems secure in a compliant and regulated environment

  • Worked with partners and vendors on complex integration project

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in a technical discipline with 10+ years of experience and 5+ years of experience developing commercial grade applications with large scale deployments. Ideally with Analytics experience.

  • Ability to think strategically and relate architectural decisions/recommendations to business needs and client culture

  • Experience with software development lifecycle and object-oriented analysis and design

  • Help to define development standards for team

  • Knowledge of architecting, designing, developing and testing with Java/Web technologies

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Excellent communicator

  • Passionate about our mission and the role of technology in changing people’s lives

  • Able to deal with ambiguity well

  • Flexible and trusting

  • Rational and creative decision maker

  • Health and human services experience

  • Big Data and Cloud experience

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