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IBM Applications Architect in GUADALAJARA, Mexico


As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As an IBM Application Architect, who will be working in a fast paced environment on a IBM CIO application addressing critical needs for high availability, fail-over capability, decoupling of highly connected systems, and/or cloud-based solution. The Senior Solutions Architect will be providing technical expertise and creative thinking to perform AppDev design/re-design, development, and testing of designated enterprise applications.

What are the top responsibilities of this role?

  • Provide Enterprise Architecture expertise

*Perform a deep analysis to break monolithic applications into smaller reusable and independent components

*Lead the DevOps and DevSecOps principles and practices within the team and aligned with the organization procedures.

  • Assist other project members with analysis, assessment and planning of recommendations for *Applications and System improvements, focusing on optimization, development performance, and/or maintenance efforts.

  • Provide system architecture for internal clients to cover security concerns, Perform architectural decisions based on team knowledge and needs, existing cases and best practices. platform boundaries and application design/re-design.

*Document and share PoC to help the team to understand new approaches and paradigms to existing solutions.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

*Experienced on Perform architectural decisions based on team knowledge and needs, existing cases and best practices.

  • Background in one or more areas like cloud platforms, DevOps, microservices, container management and orchestration, automation, or virtualization;

  • Deep knowledge of Linux or UNIX-based system architectures;

  • Experience using system automation, orchestration, and management technologies like Travis, Jenkins, UrbanCode and Salt;

  • Familiarity with container like Linux containers (Docker) and Kubernetes;

experience with Red Hat OpenShift and IBM Cloud is a big plus;

  • Knowledge on Platform/Middleware ESB: IBM Integration Bus, App Connect, Websphere MQ, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark and GRPC;

  • Knowledge in Monitoring tools like: Prometheus, Grafana & New Relic;

  • Programming Languages: Java, SQL, ESQL, JavaScript;

  • Experience with Database Consolidation and/or Separation, Data Migration from one Storage Platform to Application Architect.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge in OS and Virtualization: /AIX/Linux

  • Examine business requirements and design specifications.

  • Familiarity with container and container orchestration technologies like Linux containers (Docker) and Kubernetes; experience with Red Hat OpenShift and IBM Cloud

  • Requires limited supervision, self-starter, strong time management skills

  • Provide problem diagnosis and subject matter expertise for resolution of problems

About Business Unit

The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.