IBM Client Technical Architect Jobs in South Africa

IBM Client Technical Architect Jobs in South Africa


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  • Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

    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

  • For more information and job application details, see; IBM Client Technical Architect Jobs in South Africa

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