IBM Application Architect in MOSCOW, Russia

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and customer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile applications development.GBS is hiring an Application Architect with subject matter expertise in banking area to join our consulting team.Responsibilities:

  • Architect functional aspects of solutions to meet the operational, security, and non-functional requirements;

  • Design and elaborate the functional architecture to meet those requirements in term of maintainability, extensibility, usability, performance, reliability and self-recovery;

  • Create customizing, assembly and tailoring guidance for implementers so that the solution satisfies business requirements;

  • Develop an overall solution context, a set of solution requirements, and a description of the existing IT infrastructure, recommend alternatives for allocation of business functions to architecture components which can be used to evaluate and select specific system components;

  • Critical evaluation and selection of the software and hardware components of the application and prepares for the development of the application by evaluation and selection of development methodologies and tools;

  • Guide development and implementation teams in order to ensure performance, availability and scalability of the delivered applications and solutions, maintain the functional interface to the application infrastructure;

  • Develop test strategies, develop test plans, and apply refactoring techniques to validate the design;


  • At least 5 years hands on professional experience in software development;

  • At least 5 years professional experience as Application architect;

  • Work experience within the bank or for a software vendor/system integrator/or other companies working with the banking industry;

  • Strong communication and presentation skills;

  • Experience in one or more of the following skills-J2EE, Websphere, XML, HTML, JAVA, DB2, Oracle, etc;

  • Experience in modern web-technologies is plus;

  • Knowledge of TOGAF, TOGAL certification is plus;

  • Experience with GOST 34 standards;

  • Experience in work in Agile Teams;

  • Experience in develop both new & legacy applications;

  • Language skills: Russian – native, English – Intermediate+ level;

  • Hands-on experience in software development 5+ years;

  • Professional experience as an Application Architect 5+ years;

  • Work experience within the bank or for a software vendor/system integrator/or other companies working with the banking industry;

  • Language skills: Russian – Native, English – Intermediate Level +

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