IBM Internet of Things (IoT) - Technical Solution Architect in DEU, Germany

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.

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The IBM Center of Competence (CoC) is the recognized leader for delivering solutions to clients across all industries and verticals. We combine the latest technologies with the technical depth of IBM and our extensive network of partners to design and implement innovative solutions to our client. We are now expanding our team and looking for an Internet of Things (IoT) Technical Solution Architect who is a recognized authority in their area of expertise and have a proven track record of success.

The IoT Technical Solution Architect is responsible for translating the client's business requirements into specific system, application or process designs. This includes working with client personnel and executives to identify functional requirements and subsequently working with and leading others in the identification, justification and design of the client's solution. This includes a wide range of design activities from requirements analysis through systems, application and/or process design specification.

As an IoT Technical Solution Architect you will be expected to have hands-on technical skills of IoT products and technologies and experience of successfully implementing IoT solutions. This includes proficiency in the use of analytical solutions and cloud platforms as fundamental components of an IoT solution and comfortable helping clients understand how Internet of Things solutions may enable new business models, revenue streams and affect their competitive positioning.

Responsibilities:

· Create, contribute and present IBM's Internet of Things (IoT) Strategy and Industry Point of View to CXO level client executives

· Lead the design and development work of IoT solutions for clients

· Deliver IoT engagements

· Bid, manage or contribute to Request for Proposals

· Support to close business opportunities

· Educate internal IBM Partners and Associates on IBM's IoT Strategy and Capabilities

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the Internet of Things ecosystem. The candidate will have the ability to manage engagements and provide leadership in the execution of engagements. In addition, successful candidates will have experience building client relationships, developing business cases and ability to garner immediate respect and credibility through clear and concise communication. In this role, you will interact directly with clients and are required to travel globally.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 years of experience demonstrating presentation skills, ability to communicate with client management & executives

  • At least 2 years of experience with IoT / Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions, demonstrating extensive knowledge of the IoT / M2M market & ecosystems

  • At least 2 years of experience in at least one IoT solution area (i.e. connected vehicle, smart metering, home automation, e-health, asset tracking, smarter cities etc.)

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with at least one industry leading cloud platforms (IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, AWS, Salesforce etc)

  • At least 2 years of experience in cloud based solution types, such as analytics, data management, cognitive, mobile

  • Experience estimating effort based on a set of business requirements

  • Ability to architect / manage an end to end solution while being able to drill down into technical details & perform root cause analysis when required

  • Travel up to 4 days p/week (based on project requirements)

  • English - Fluent

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience demonstrating presentation skills and the ability to communicate with client management and executives

  • At least 4 years of experience with IoT / Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions and demonstrating extensive knowledge of the IoT / M2M market and ecosystems

  • At least 4 years of experience in at least one IoT solution area (i.e. connected vehicle, smart metering, home automation, e-health, asset tracking, smarter cities etc.)

  • Experience with advanced technologies such as Robotics / Automation, Drones, Wearables

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.