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Lead Mobile Solution Architect

Company: IBM
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As the Lead Mobile Application Developer, you will be expected to work autonomously to design and deliver exceptional mobile solutions on time and budget according to project specifications.

Key Delivery Responsibilities include:Work directly with internal stakeholders to design and deliver high quality enterprise-level mobile application solutions. Examples of stakeholders include Project Mangers, Project Executives, UI/UX teams, and Mid-Tier Developers

Lead meetings of cross-functional teams to resolve complex technical issues

Participate in Agile sprint planning and execution

Review implementation and architecture patterns and best practices with management and product teams

Collaborate with peers to establish back-end processes and APIs required by mobile applications

Provide ongoing steady state support and maintenance of mobile applications

Key Planning Responsibilities Include:Engage directly with key internal executive stakeholders, project managers, and technical/design teams to design and present tailored mobile solutions in response to client requirements

Work directly with external stakeholder groups to define specific requirements and offer solution guidance

Participation in RFPs and related responses with a focus on solutioning, level of effort estimation, and pricing Strong Candidates Will Demonstrate:

The ability to effectively formulate and communicate end-to-end mobile solutions with both internal and stakeholders

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

A desire and ability to learn new technical skills and absorb professional knowledge quickly

A clear pride of ownership, proposing new ideas and exhibiting relentless focus on quality

The ability to perform effectively in an open environment where creativity and collaboration are welcome and encouraged

The ability to stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies as they impact the mobile application space

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

A minimum of 3 year of experience to designing and delivering enterprise-level mobile solutions (3 years)

Proven track record of delivering successful proposal responses to clients (3 years)

Comfortable multi-tasking and working as part of a global team, as well as working independently and taking ownership (3 years)

Ability to facilitate project delivery using Agile methodology

Adaptive to ambiguity and willing to change in a fast-paced environment (3 years)

Meaningful knowledge of modern development frameworks including React Native, Ionic, Angular, Node, Swift, Kotlin (3 years)

Meaningful knowledge in the following areas: Web Service/API development, Database design, Application Integration (3 years)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent practical experience

Demonstrated ability to operate within short release cycles (3 years)

Experience using modern collaboration tools in a highly responsive environment (3 years)

Experience with Automated Testing Programs (2 years)

Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes (1 year)

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

--12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

--World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

--Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

--Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

--Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

--Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

--Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

--Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

US Citizenship Required.

Being You @ IBM

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Keywords: IBM, Washington DC , Lead Mobile Solution Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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