IBM Complex Solution Architect in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We out think ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

The IBM Cloud Application Architect team is looking for talent that has a passion to innovate and is willing to take on challenges that are outside of their comfort zone.

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.

CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • 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

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

With an employee population of 375,000 in 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!

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/initiatives.html

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/corporateservicecorps

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3-5 years of experience with cloud relevant application architectures such as microservices and fullstack development

  • At least 5-7 years extensive experience as a technical specialist in Customer-facing roles

  • At least 3-5 years of experience with Design Thinking, Agile and Extreme Programming

  • At least 5-7 years strong Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in building decoupled architecture framework for cloud native applications

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in designing highly performant and scalable cloud architectures

  • At least 3-5 years knowledge of several modern programming languages and open source frameworks

  • At least 7+ years exceptional communication and presentation skills with demonstrated executive engagement and proven ability to present strategic information to drive change across a broad range of audiences

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

  • Client facing experience

  • Experience developing in a cloud environment

  • Very strong operational skills

  • At Least 3 years of Architect Experience Desired

  • Experience as a consultant

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.