IBM Solution Architect, Energy and Utilities - IBM Consulting in Austin, Texas
The Cognitive Business Decision Support (CBDS) Solution Architect for Energy & Utilities (E&U) Digital Operations is directly responsible for the successful delivery of BA&S projects to IBM’s E&U clients. This individual provides hands-on leadership and direction to the Delivery team, as well as produces deliverables as appropriate .
Typical client engagements for the CBDS Solution Architect include Advanced Metering and Smart Grid, business and process modeling, operational transformation, sales and operations planning, rapid process change, strategic profit improvement, cost management, quality management and customer and operational analytics to further key operational transformations. Other opportunities may include Outage Management, Distribution Management or GIS replacements, ERP implementations (SAP/Oracle) or other transformational programs. The candidate will have worked with Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), Smart Grid, Outage Management, Demand Manage or GIS programs, ERP systems or other transformational initiatives.
Articulate industry trends and issues and client business values with consultative selling approaches.
Broad conversational expertise in the areas of Business Analytics, Customer Operations, Enterprise Asset Management and Smart Grid.
Bridge technology and business solutions to harness advances in data technology, data management and analytical techniques to improve business performance.
Create and implement industry solutions within the Energy & Utility environment.
Assist Energy & Utility companies through significant transformations.
Lead and team with IBM colleagues and vendors to develop creative solutions.
Prior experience in developing Solution Architecture and Design deliverables, especially in Energy & Utility and AMI projects
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 5 years of experience in the Energy & Utilities industry
At least 5 years of experience in leading solution architecture and design efforts related to transformational E&U programs (e.g. AMI, Smart Grid and/or OMS Integration projects including System Integration and Business Transformation)
At least 3 years of experience in one or more of the following focus areas: AMI, Smart Grid, OMS/DMS/GIS, ERP (Oracle/SAP), Work and Asset Management
At least 3 years of experience with AMI Applications: Itron, Siemens Energy IP, L+G, etc.
At least 3 years of experience with ESB Products: Tibco, Mule, Web Methods, etc.
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
At least 8 years of experience in the Energy & Utilities industry
At least 8 years of experience in leading solution architecture and design efforts related to transformational E&U programs (e.g. AMI, Smart Grid and/or OMS Integration projects including System Integration and Business Transformation)
At least 5 years of experience in one or more of the following focus areas: AMI, Smart Grid, OMS/DMS/GIS, ERP (Oracle/SAP), Work and Asset Management
At least 5 years of experience with AMI Applications: Itron, Siemens Energy IP, L+G, etc.
At least 5 years of experience with ESB Products: Tibco, Mule, Web Methods, etc.
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