IBM Business Analyst / Architect in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Description

IBM’s Global Business Services (GBS) is 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, innovative business solutions. GBS provides consulting services across multiple industries and covers the whole process chain from strategy consulting through to the construction, implementation and operation of technical and commercial solutions.[#video#https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-6

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We are looking for business analysts & architects with strong business, solution design and technical governance skills to grow our team and to excel in the delivery of our exciting portfolio of work. If you are focused on understanding the root cause of a specific business problem in order to develop the IT requirements and using that knowledge together with strategic positioning of an area of activity to create a design allowing that area to meet it’s full and required potential then read on.

We work on some of the most significant & interesting business and IT transformation programmes in the UK and beyond designing and delivering cross-domain solutions encompassing a rich variety of technologies and using a mixture of agile and other delivery methods.

These programmes involve significant change management with both business process and organisational change. In order to succeed and excel in this environment you will need to be experienced in designing business architectures, business analysis with a broad understanding of how technical solutions achieve business solutions.

The role is UK based with some flexibility to agree base location within the UK by agreement.

Soft skills play a key part in our roles, so you will need to have :-

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills

  • Experience of working with clients at multiple levels, up to and including C-suite level

  • Ability to work with multiple organisations (clients and other suppliers)

  • Innovative mindset; problem-solving skills

  • Ability to act in a client advisory capacity

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Strong inter-personal and communication skills

Experience of working with clients at multiple levels, up to and including C-suite level

Experience of designing business architectures

Business analysis skills

Broad understanding of technical solutions and how they achieve business solutions

Innovative mindset; problem-solving skills

Ability to act in a client advisory capacity

Ability to travel frequently & to work at client sites

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Technical delivery governance experience

Experience of working on projects based on multiple integrated technologies

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.