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Solution Architect

IBM

Introduction The IBM Client Centers work across all of IBM to bring together the best experts, most inspiring speakers to help clients and partners gain insights, re-frame their problems, and togethe

Introduction
The IBM Client Centers work across all of IBM to bring together the best experts, most inspiring speakers to help clients and partners gain insights, re-frame their problems, and together with IBM create a roadmap to action. Helping our clients rethink and act is what we’re about, and we’re looking for team members with a keen mind and adventurous spirit to join us on this journey.

Your Role and Responsibilities
This role will interface directly with existing and prospective clients. As part of the local center team, you’ll play a critical role in developing and delivering compelling client experiences that in turn generate business for IBM. In this capacity, you’ll also work closely with other client centers as well as global and geo teams to share best practices and innovation and apply key learnings. The client centers are an integral part of the local ecosystem, and we’re looking for the best people with diverse skills and experiences to build out the center team and serve as front line ambassadors for IBM.

In this role, you will

  • Design, implement, and maintain solutions leveraging different technologies, vendors, platforms, and styles of computing for center showcases and client interactions
  • Design and implement Proof of Concepts (PoCs) and Proof of Technologies (PoTs)
  • Create new use cases and experiences; customize and deliver technical demos
  • Build technical roadmaps for/with clients and develop technical follow up plan
  • Stay up to date on business and technology trends and emerging client needs
  • Prep technical SMEs for workshops and provide input/feedback to content team
  • Lead architecture workshops and design thinking sessions with clients
  • Manage architectural and technical setup for center
  • Work with Client Center global developer teams to create/source required content

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Understands the competitive landscape, trends, and market needs
  • Has training in Architectural Thinking coupled with experience in business and enterprise architecture
  • Is collaborative and flexible; works well in teams
  • Possesses strong presentation and visualization skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Has hands-on experience with IBM products, solutions, technologies, and tools
  • Is proficient in Agile methods and Design Thinking principles
  • Can conceive, develop, and deliver innovative solutions
  • Excels at project management
  • Fluent Swedish language skills

About Business UnitIBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world’s most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBMIBM’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.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. 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 StatementIBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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.