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The Applications Architect is responsible for evaluating and solutioning complex Digital Commerce platforms - Order Management, Supply Chain & Omni Channel - for large-scale organizations across all sectors for IBM Global Business Services. In this role, the Application Architect must be able to shape, sell, and deliver digital programs and solutions to existing and prospective clients. Responsible and accountable for development teams, you will also have indirect responsibility for revenue growth in solutioning, estimating and positioning offerings to drive client outcomes from proposal to implementation. You must be able to build trusted client relationships, including at the C level and have the ability to handle ambiguity and create opportunity from complexity. The Application Architect is accountable for the solutions implemented and responsible for client satisfaction and profitability for projects led.
The Application Architect must be a proven team leader with critical thinking skills. They will have a proven track record in managing diverse teams delivering against tight deadlines in fast paced and demanding environment. The role demands a strong a sense of urgency as well as communication skills to ensure the team is quality, results and outcomes focused.
The ideal Application Architect is a digital thought leader and industry subject matter expert. They will have significant experience in Order Management (preferably Sterling), Digital Channels, Omni-channel eco-systems and integrated back-end systems with a depth of knowledge in enabling technologies such as: Front-end Web Technologies, Interactive Experience, Digital Strategy, eCommerce systems, Content Management Systems, Order Management Systems, Middleware Technologies and Data Management.
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Candidates that live in or near one of the following cities preferred, but all candidates considered: Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus, Houston, Dallas, Raleigh, Washington DC Metro Area, Piscataway, Philadelphia.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 13 years of professional experience with at least 10 years in digital, omni-channel, custom development and system integration technologies
At least 9 years experience in a development role
At least 9 years experience in an architecture role
At least 9 years experience in proposal and business case development
At least 9 years experience in Team Leadership and Management
Industry Domain knowledge in one or two vertical industries, preferably Retail and Consumer Products
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
Experience with Agile development methodology
Experience with industry leading Frameworks
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