Ref: RP805-1978

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Introduction
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. 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
- As an Architect in IBM Consulting, you'll serve as a leader in defining solutions for clients. You'll be the advocate for the client while guiding the technical team to implementation.
- You'll collaborate with client stakeholders and internal partners to understand the business problem and requirements, constraints of the system to facilitate, iterate and document the design and adoption of a hybrid cloud model.

Your primary responsibilities include:
- You will act as a trusted advisor aligned to industry trends that develops the framework and integrated solutions that meet the customer's business needs.
- Collaborate with members of the client and IBMers team to define and execute proofs of concept and minimum viable solutions.
- Own the solutions architecture plan while being a "hands-on" builder in a client-facing engagement.
- Champion an entrepreneurial mindset and deliver unique value by leveraging industry and technology expertise to drive innovative strategies to accelerate clients' success.

Requirements

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
We are looking for a technology professional with 10-12 years of experience,
- Of which 4 to 6 years as an Architect in Financial Services Sector with a very strong understanding of the digital banking domain :
- Locally (such as local requirements)
- Globally (ie how current and evolving technologies impact on FSS best practices)
- A strong track record of implementing large-scale banking solutions with different stakeholders levels (both externally and internally) involving among others to:
- Lead discussion with the client to understand client target,
- Coordinate with the team to developing solutions to address it (including planning, resources and pricing)
- Respond to rfps
- While leveraging best practices delivery models (agile ..).
- Fluent in English and Arabic
- KSA nationality
- Certification in Cloud or as an Enterprise Architect a strong plus

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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Architect salaries in Riyadh

Average monthly compensation
SAR 12,500

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