IBM Mobile Solution Architect in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Join the Digital Experience Consulting team at IBM Global Business Services and help our Clients redefine their digital experiences.Mobile is everywhere! It is becoming the primary computing platform and organisations must get ready to engage with the mobile individual. Mobile interaction is generating volumes of new, context specific data and we can demonstrate to clients how that can lead to better product and service offerings. Mobile is extending beyond people and as a result, IBM is re-launching its mobile offering portfolio to provide clients with an end to end set of offerings to help them embrace Mobile first.IBM are leaders in this new market category of the Mobile Enterprise; with the industry's most complete mobile solution portfolio of software, services and industry expertise;Mobile presents large and varied opportunities and we are looking for mobile architects to join our expanding IBM team, handling the growing demand we are experiencing across the Mobile channel. You’ll work with our clients to define and build the next generation of mobile experiences. Work will range from developing proof of concepts and pilots using leading-edge technology that will help push the boundaries of our client’s businesses, through to building full-scale, transformation mobile channel solutions.You are passionate about mobile computing and want to disrupt the world of application development on mobile and tablet devices; applying high standards of quality and adhering to strict software craftsmanship values.You will be critical in helping your clients make business and technology decisions in the implementation of their Mobile strategy. You will have experience of designing digital solutions running on multiple platforms and potentially multiple software components primarily around web andmobile. You will have experience in defining the architecture vision and design principles, planning, designing and implementation of complex systems architectures (across different technology stacks, including open source) to meet both functional and non-functional requirements.Responsibilities include the following:• Develop and document detailed software architecture for mobile solutions on iOS, Android, Windows Phone and tablet platforms• Collaborate with product management to translate product requirements to system level architecture and high-level designs that can be re-used across multiple applications and solutions• Drive the process of researching, identifying and evaluating appropriate technologies (platforms, components, hardware, services) required for meeting company product development goals• Work individually and with other architects to ensure that breadth and granularity of strategies, standards and reference architectures are consistent and well integrated• Implement and facilitate an agile methodology aimed to insure that re-usable patterns, components and methodologies are implemented and adopted• Ensure the quality delivery of enterprise mobile solution, defining the technical architecture ‘vision’ and design principles, overseeing the implementation, configuration and testing of the architecture• Be able to demonstrate use of Methods and an ability to define and present solutions that meet the needs of the clientAs a Senior Architect, you will also:• Have excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal qualities, leadership skills, ability to translate technical into business language• Be able to drive and lead proposals and innovation days identifying and presenting technical solutions to senior client executives• Have proven experience at executive level within client organisations as well as cross industry knowledge• Have proven experience of leading Architecture teams and working with program delivery leads
At least 2 years experience in Demonstrable experience in architecture for mobile clients and projects
At least 2 years experience in □ Demonstrable strong mobile-specific architecture skills, experienced across mobile/tablet application platforms (e.g. iOS, Android, and/or Hybrid applications)
At least 3 years experience in core mobile ad-serving, ad-targeting, optimization and budgeting.
At least 3 years experience in understanding of Worklight and Tealeaf, architecture for responsive design, mobile content strategies, device and platform requirements
Fluent Dutch , English and French
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