IBM Global Business Services: Join a Leader. Consult with us.IBM Global Business Services has more than 60,000 professionals in over 50 countries worldwide. With a strong focus on results, we enable clients to leverage technology and information to improve performance and create sustainable competitive advantages. We will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities. We are proud of our talented team, our respected reputation, and our outstanding results.Role Description: The Application Architect, Java designs application solutions with a focus on Java UI development & the use of Apple, Swing, JSP etc. They are responsible for designing, developing and/or re-engineering highly complex application components, and integrating software packages, programs and reusable objects residing on multiple platforms.Responsibilities include:
Achieving organization goals by defining, integrating, and upgrading a comprehensive architecture to support Java applications;
Meeting information architecture financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing a budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions;
Understanding information requirements by studying organization mission, goals, and business drivers; conferring with executives;
Defining infrastructure for design and integration of internet computing systems by analyzing information requirements; determining platform architecture, technology, and tools; studying business operations and user-interface requirements; directing development of physical database;
Confirming architecture capability and flexibility to support high availability web applications by developing analytical models; completing validation tests;
Improving architecture by tracking emerging technologies; evaluating their applicability to business goals and operational requirements.
You will also:
Work with the sales team to build and validate complex solutions by using your consulting skills, technical skills, business knowledge, and solution expertise in both a pre/post-sales environment to effectively articulate the IBM solution into the clients’ business environments in order to achieve client expected business results;
Provide expertise and knowledge to IBM clients and prospects by mapping their business requirements to IBM solution capabilities through a structured and disciplined process that engages both the line of business and information technology professional;
Contribute to IBM’s business growth by identifying and promoting new opportunities within the customer account;
Establish your credibility and build trust with client organizations.
Skills & Qualifications:
Network Design and Implementation;
Presenting Technical Information;
Web Programming Skills;
Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment:
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment;
Proven communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.