IBM Business & Application Consultant: Banking & Financial Markets (m/f) in Köln, Germany

Job Description

IBM is one of the world‘s largest providers of information technology solutions and business consultancy. Our vision is to bring a new level of “SMART” to how the world works. A place where people, businesses, governments and systems are interconnected and work together. A place where billions of people will live and work better.

IBM Global Business Services (GBS)

We are the world's largest consulting services organization. GBS provides clients with business transformation and industry expertise, and the ability to translate that expertise into integrated, responsive, and innovative business solutions. We offer consulting services across multiple industries and cover the whole process chain from strategy consulting through to the construction, implementation and operation of technical and commercial solutions. As part of GBS, Cognitve Process Services (CPS) provides business process outsourcing services to +150 clients globally. More than 20,000 colleagues are supporting our client as part of their business and IT transformation. The Banking, Risk & Compliance Practice DACH was established early in 2018. 180 ‘Bankers’ in nearshore and offshore centres focus on wholesale banking back office services like Risk Services, KYC, Loan Administration, Regular Reporting, etc.

Your role:

As Solution Architect you will be responsible for generating high levels of client satisfaction by developing solutions for client proposals in both Request for Proposal (RFP) format and non-RFP format. In both formats, Solution Architects will be expected to interact with clients at CXO level and with the client’s appointed Third Party Advisor, where applicable, to shape and present the most appropriate solution.

As part of proposal development, you will be responsible for leading and designing CPS and working closely with the appointed IBM Sales Lead. In this capacity, Solution Architects will often manage ad-hoc solution/proposal teams, bringing together experience from across the different areas of the IBM business. The role is hands-on and requires a personal contribution to the detailed design of the proposed solutions.

Solution Architects/Consultants will be expected to share the knowledge and experience gained on every assignment within the community.

Key skill requirements:


Problem Solving,


Business and Industry Focus.

Language requirements: Fluent German & English

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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.