IBM Senior Software Architect– Java/JBos in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Data is the world's natural resource for the next century. In IBM Public Sector, we use the latest Big Data technologies, tools, and techniques to work collaboratively with our Public Sector clients to apply solutions to complex problems and strategic decisions for the public's benefit. Whether you are just starting your career, or at the top of your game, if you are excited about using your Big Data skills to help our government, healthcare or state and local clients, IBM's Big Data team is the place for you!As a Senior Software 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 applications.The Senior Software Architect will be responsible for:

  • contributing to the innovative technology strategy and roadmap for the RRP Program.

  • Providing input into regarding new technologies and techniques, as well as participate in the development of proof of concepts and best practices.

  • Maintaining & administering multiple Greenplum Databases and schemas on multiple DCA’s.

  • PL/pgSQL management, GP SQL tuning.

  • Understanding and complying with development standards and SDLC to ensure consistency across the business.

  • Collaborating with Client SMEs, IBM team and other vendor teams.


  • 5 years of software architecture experience combined with at least 5 years of product development and web development on J2EE platforms.

  • 3 years of experience in database design, development, normalization and use of Structured Query Language.

  • Excellent time management, communications, decision making, presentation and organization skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, and management to develop solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in.

  • Experience with design patterns in the creation of architectural deliverables.

  • Experience with Java, Spring, Hibernate, JBoss , Javascript, Hadoop

  • Proficiency in SQL, database schema design and implementation (tables, queries, triggers, views, and stored procedures)

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