IBM Client Technical Architect Jobs in South Africa
IBM Client Technical Architect Jobs in South AfricaIntroduction At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible.
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Provide proactive technical counsel to key IT executives on technical strategy, direction and projects
Improve and broaden client’s access to IBM’s global technical and innovation expertise
Increase the value that clients derive from application of new and existing technologies and accelerate innovation
Understand client's legacy environments and have demonstrated the skill of transforming legacy into a new, target environment
Work with client Line of Business executives and their teams to identify client’s business and IT needs and design high level solutions to fit business problems
Responsible for a wide range of architectural activities from requirements analysis through systems, application and/or process design specification.
CTL should understand the technology trends and how they can help assigned clients and leverage IBM research and development groups to bring innovation to assigned clients.
Leads negotiations with engagement partners and team members (vendors, subcontractors, customers, IBMers) to define project goals and strategies for attaining them.
Anticipates potential problems associated with the solution being developed. Develops & leads execution of the technical risk management plan for the solution to be implemented.
Assesses business and technical impact of solutions. Leads the implementation of solution or provides expert guidance to the solution implementation team.
Participates in exploratory activities into new market sectors, architectural solutions, technologies and the use of business partners; leads selection of methodologies, tools and components of total architectural solutions; exhibits strategic vision of functional or unit mission and applies vision in engagements; influences people & organisations, including client and IBM executive management, on issues related to the development of architectural solutions.
Lead and manage responding to Tenders, Request of Information etc
Work closely with Sales team on current, short term and long-term sales opportunities
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Minimum 10 years experience in a technical job role.
Minimum 5 years Technical architect skills including expertise in applying tools and methods.
Knowledge in any of the evolving technologies (Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Security) mandatory.
Knowledge (certification preferred) in Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (Togaf, Zachman etc)
Deep knowledge of how solutions portfolios fit into client’s overall enterprise architecture.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Knowledge of the PUBLIC SECTOR industry. Relationship with customer stakeholders an advantage
How to Apply
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