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IBM Enterprise Architect - Infrastructure Services in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Description

This role is focused on the design of solutions which enable existing and new application components, existing and new applications, packaged software offerings and systems to work together within an enterprise or among enterprises. These solutions may use different technologies, vendors, platforms, and styles of computing. The primary focus of an Integration Architect is to develop solutions that fully integrate and collaborate with existing IT systems in order to perform an automated business function (usually known as “Enterprise Application Integration” or more recently as “Business Integration”). New Services Oriented Architectures (SOA), the related standards and technologies are an important area for this role. All levels of integration are within the scope of the Integration Architect (User Access, Application, Extended Enterprise, Process, and Information Integration). Integration Architect requires a holistic view of enterprise solutions, including a sound appreciation of operational costs, security, performance engineering, application development and systems management. The employee Influences the functional strategy.

Environment:

Professional knowledge of function, business unit or country operations. Understand organizational resources, priorities, needs and policies.

Communication/Negotiation:

Guide other professionals. Adapt communications and approaches to conclude negotiations with various partners, resulting in common agreements.

Problem Solving:

Analyze complex/new situations, anticipate potential problems and future trends, assess opportunities, impacts, and risks. Develop and implement solutions.

Contribution/Leadership:

Leads multi-functional teams, or conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Has vision of functional or unit mission. Influences people and organizations, including executive management, when issues are complex/difficult and require considerable diplomacy. Considerable latitude in responsibilities to define and decide on tools, processes, priorities and resources following general business unit directives. Recognized as an expert in their field. Often no precedent exists.

Impact on Business/Scope:

Accountable for projects or programs involving multi- functional, country-wide or regional teams. Responsible for overall functional program success. Activities are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, and impact functional, business unit, or country costs or expenses.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

This role defines a high level enterprise-wide IT Architecture focusing on the mapping of I/T capabilities to business needs. The focus is on defining the relationships, flows and implementation of business (processes/activities/functions, information), applications, data and technology in the enterprise and the transitional process necessary for implementing technology in response to changing business needs. The employee Influences the functional strategy.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

MP Certification, Agile training, Trello, Slack, Box, Connections, PgMP

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.

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