IntroductionAs 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 ResponsibilitiesIBM Enterprise Strategy and Interactive Experience (ES/iX) is working with clients in various industries on their digital transformation journey* to shape new demands through personalized experience, content and innovation,* to create and develop an environment that enables innovation and the rapid testing of ideas (fail fast, learn fast), and* to set up the tools, methods and approaches for the client to create a sustainable and cost-effective digital capability and deliver against an initial set of Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) and beyond.IBM is looking for an Adobe Executive Architect who will help us create cutting-edge solutions leveraging the full set of capabilities provided by the Adobe Experience Cloud software components. The Executive Adobe Architect will create solutions and participate actively in sales efforts to generate impactful results for IBM clients. He or she will utilize their technical and industry skills, as well as business acumen, to provide recommendations for integrated solutions and offerings to solve our clients' business challenges and deliver value.Responsibilities:* Provide technical sales leadership to create integrated solutions to meet client requirements* Participate in sales opportunities, working alongside IBM Partners to articulate the benefits and technical details of solution designs* Provide technical and design leadership to both internal and client teams on implementing Adobe Experience Cloud solutions including but not limited to Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and Adobe Marketing and Analytics components* Lead teams to develop Adobe code assets* Lead teams to configure Adobe solution components within end-to-end solutions* Work using Agile methods and actively participate to ensure project successRequired Technical and Professional Expertise* Minimum of 4 years of experience architecting solutions using Adobe platform components* Minimum of 2 years of experience architecting solutions using the Adobe Experience components (Adobe Experience Manager Sites and/or Adobe Experience Manager Forms)* Minimum of 2 years of experience architecting solutions using one or more of the Adobe Marketing & Analytics components (Adobe Analytics, Adobe Campaign, Adobe Target, Adobe Marketo, Adobe Audience, Adobe Experience Platform)* General knowledge of setup, development, configuration and Dev/Ops procedures* Experience leading complex integrated solutions leveraging best of breed components* Experience in Agile projects* Knowledge of good practices around usability, maintainability and accessibilityPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise* 6 years of experience architecting solutions using Adobe solution components* Experience with competitive platforms also providing Experience and Marketing & Analytics solutions* Experience with services architectures, headless applications, Progressive Web App (PWA) and Single Page Applications (SPA)* Experience with modern DevOps tools and processes* Certifications in Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Marketing & Analytics components and/or Adobe Multi-Solution Developer+ noneAbout Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.Your Life @ IBMWhat 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 IBMIBM'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 StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.Being You @ IBMIBM 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. 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