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IBM PLM Application Architect in London, United Kingdom


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


At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is at our core to continuously transform.

Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. We are offering a unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM's ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

We are seeking a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Application Architect to join our growing team. You will help shape the direction of the PLM practice and lead teams of people in implementing technology to support the design and manufacture of the next generation of products, buildings, assets and connected or autonomous vehicles. As a key member of the team, you will influence and support rapid digital transformation within a challenging client marketplace.

Your Profile:

  • You will design applications which may run on multiple platforms and may be composed of multiple software packages.

  • You will perform critical evaluation and selection of the software and hardware components of the application

  • Prepare for application development by the evaluation and selection of development methodologies and tools.

  • You will also be responsible for performance, availability and scalability of the applications, as well as maintaining the functional interface to the application infrastructure.

  • You will be comfortable presenting to clients from C-Suite down to shop floor levels.

If you are keen to work in a project-related environment, where the projects are to define, sell and deliver IT solutions, have an interest in applying connectivity (IoT) and analytics/cognitive technologies in conjunction with Industry 4.0 strategies, then apply now!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Demonstrable PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solution delivery experience, ideally with a software vendor background

  • Experience with Team center and other complex PLM systems e.g. Enovia, Windchill, ARAS

  • Have experience of working with the above in at least one of the following sectors:

o Automotive

o Aerospace & Defense

o Oil & Gas

o Capital Project Management

o Consumer Package Goods

  • Team Leadership experience

  • Be able to technically bring the proposed solution to life, understand and consult on the benefits and potential necessity

  • Commercial awareness surrounding delivery models and best value to customers

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


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