IBM Solution Architect, Energy and Utilities - IBM Consulting in Austin, Texas

Job Description

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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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BENEFITS

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

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CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills and promoting internally

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

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CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

IBMers are from over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

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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.

EO Statement

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.