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IBM Application Architect - EAI in COLUMBUS, Ohio


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

Successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing technical thought leadership to enterprise integration modernization program for our clients

  • Understanding client requirements for modernizing their integration platforms in preparation towards their journey to cloud

  • Designing and developing solutions, preparing business cases, proposals and presenting them to clients in shaping up their delivery modernizations

  • Providing technical expertise to implementing and managing complex enterprise-level integrations utilizing Software AG WebMethods integration suite

  • Serve as a technical expert to mentor and groom the team to drive large and complex implementations

  • Adopt to IBM or client agile delivery practices and deliver projects

  • Develop skills in various integration and cloud technologies and continuously evolve self and client solutions

  • Establish design patterns, coding standards, architectural guidelines and delivery practices for the teams and ensure compliance

  • Be part of our growing cloud, hybrid integration and application modernization practice and continuosly transform self, our practices and solutions developed for clients

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

A minimum of five years of hands on experience in below areas of webMethods Integration 10.x suite:

  • Strong Development, Admin and Support experience on webMethods Integrations

  • Implementing and integrating with RESTful API & SOAP web services

  • Implementing messaging integrations using Universal Messaging / Broker / External JMS Provider

  • Working with standard message formats/handlers including: XML, XSD, XSLT, JSON

  • Experience in monitoring and managing integrations in MyWebMethods Server

  • Implementing B2B solutions with Trading Networks & EDI Module

  • Experience with webMethods version Upgrade project

  • Leveraging CI/CD/DevOps related toolsets and processes

  • SoftwareAG DevOps, Asset Build Environment (ABE), Jenkins etc.

  • Experience with Unit Testing Frameworks using WmTestSuite

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge or Experience in SoftwareAG tools such Command Central, Optimize For Infrastrucure (OFI), and Insight

  • Knowledge and Experience with & containerization

  • Hybrid integration and Integration Platform as a Service (IPaaS)

  • API management

  • MFT - file transfer

  • Security

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.

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 progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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