Software Group provides the foundation for On Demand Business. We are the world's largest provider of middleware and the second-largest software business in the world, contributing about 15% of IBM's total revenue and one-third of its profits. We have approximately 40,000 employees worldwide, including the world's largest direct software sales force of 13,000 people. SWG works with 100,000 business partners worldwide, with more than 100 strategic ISV alliances. We have 40 software research labs worldwide; more than 25,000 developers, 24 on-demand software centers; and 14,000 employees dedicated to open software technologies, including Linux, Java and XML.
This role is responsible for assisting IBM Banking Clients with leading edge software solutions using IBM Software. The Industry Architect will work with our Banking clients to establish requirements, architect solutions, and lead First-of-a-kind solution implementations (in coordination with BCS or SW Services teams). The Industry Architect will also work closely with Product Development teams to assure feedback of functional requirements from our Banking clients into our product development process.
Must be a Banking industry domain expert and must also possess a broad understanding of the SWG middleware porfolio. Excellent customer and internal communication skills are mandatory. Candidates can live anywhere in the U.S. Role requires travel to customer sites. (40-50%).
Requirements include: producing FSS IT architectures; Disciplined, method-driven execution; Full life cycle experience; Banking Industry expertise; Strong communication and professional skills; Technical Leadership; SOA, WebServices); J2EE and J2EE App Servers; RUP or equivalent architecture methodology; Deep banking domain expertise, preferably developed through employment in the IT architecture function at a large banking institution or through 10 or more years of professional services work at Banking clients. Experience in designing and/or implementing complex banking applications (core banking/payments/lending/branch & multichannel). Real experience in architecture design using Global Method, RUP, or equivalent.
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