IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to discover new technologies and expand your skills. Do you want to be part of a highly talented team working with new and emerging technologies new business models that improve people's lives? IBM Global Business Services is looking for Blockchain Solution Architects with experience in Financial Markets and one or more of the Blockchain technology platforms, such as Hyperledger Fabric or Ethereum to join our innovative team.As our customer's needs grow and change, IBM is committed to developing a workforce that can grow and change accordingly. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, flexible team members who will embrace the opportunity, take ownership and want to be at the forefront of driving change in a working environment that enables smarter, collaborative, fact-based decisions, improves productivity and efficiency, and drives results while working in a dynamic team environment. Role Description: IBM is seeking a Solution Architect to be hands-on in the design, develop and implementation of Blockchain solutions. This person will be responsible for creating the technical solution architecture for a given business problem. Requires in-depth knowledge of System and Software Engineering principles, awareness of behavioral characteristics of probabilistic and stochastic systems, solid understanding of system decomposition techniques, and the art and science of system synthesis using available Blockchain technology. Expected to know the capabilities of Blockchain and HyperLedger Fabric technology suite, and experience in selecting components for development of solution blueprint which includes performance architecture and engineering of a fully functional Blockchain system.As an Blockchain Solution Architect at IBM, you'll team with some of the best minds in the industry to create innovative high-quality solutions focused on clients' business needs. You'll do this using your systems knowledge and expertise to design and model applications, develop application solutions, and integrate them with packaged or legacy applications. Responsibilities include:
Working directly with industry teams and industry leaders to market and implement Blockchain based solutions;
Contributing to pre-sales activities for Blockchain business opportunities and develop architected solutions for proposals;
Analyzing the problem from a business and IT perspective;
Gathering requirements for the proposed business solution;
Designing and leading solution, scoping, estimation and technical services for Blockchain projects;
Designing, developing, and implementing complex Distributed Ledger/Blockchain technology applications;
Assisting with project delivery and deployment of the blockchain application ;
Conceptualizing, developing and implementing relevant use cases and proof-of-concepts (POC);
Managing teams to successfully deliver of Blockchain solutions;
Converting blockchain requirements into the architecture and design;
Creating reference architectures and understanding impact to enterprise architecture;
Understanding the different blockchain solutions (Hyperledger Fabric, Ethereum, Chain, Corda, etc.) in solutions.
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.