IBM Application Architect in Hong Kong

Job Description


  • Understanding client's business objectives and requirements to assist the team producing a viable solution architecture

  • Lead the team (and hands-on) on solution development and walk towards the aligned quality objectives

  • Participate actively in knowledge sharing activities like communities of practice, and/or other knowledge exchange

  • For instance of Scrum, this role is expected to facilitate scrum team to dig out and validate acceptance criteria & assumptions for Epics and Stories defined by Product Owner. Lead junior scrum members to do proper story sizing and provide implementation guidance


  • University degree in computer science or any other equivalent degree

• A fast learner, curious and ability to question/challenge existing practices

• At least 2 years working with a medium-sized team (4-6) and at least 1 year working as a more leading role in the team

• At least 2-3 years total relevant experience, of which at least 1 years of experiences

• NodeJS / Java Spring Framework (in particular, Spring Boot / Spring Cloud)

• Working with Git

• Working with Continuous Integration tool such as Jenkin CI / GitLab CI / TravisCI

• Basic frontend development with HTML5 and popular JavaScript framework (e.g. AngularJS or ReactJS or Vue.js)

• Has basic understanding of cloud application development and microservices architecture

• Has good understanding in platform (Docker, Kubernetes, Linux) and basic database (both SQL / NoSQL) technologies

• Has good understanding in Agile software development framework e.g. Scrum

• Good Problem Solving skill and commercial/engagement support sense

• Good communication and interpersonal skills to gain mutual agreement in environment with diversified opinions

• Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


EO Statement

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