Architect Trainee at IBM

IBM will be giving a presentation (Oct. 6) and interviewing (in Oct. 7) for the following position (multiple openings are available for this position). If you want to sign up for the interview email me before they get here.

IBM position for fall 2011 recruiting.

Architect Trainee
Job code: S_D-0429214

Job type: Full-time, Regular

Work country: USA

Posted: 18-Aug-2011

Work City: Any

Job role: General Other

Travel: 25% travel annually

Job role skillset: General
Business unit

Commissionable job: No

Job description

Architects define solutions and architectures to address client business requirements and technical needs. They work in levels of abstraction, applying industry knowledge, and leveraging appropriate technology information. They develop, test, and present client solutions, which may involve various technologies, services, and architectural styles and domains.

Architect Trainees are required to be located in Dallas, TX their first year. Following the training period they will be relocated to their permanent work location where they will be consulting with clients of all sizes leveraging their
technical expertise to assist sales counterparts in maintaining client satisfaction and attaining revenue.

Candidates for this position should have experience in one or more Applications & Integration Middleware (AIM) based software product areas. Examples include mainstream AIM software, such as those from IBM, Microsoft, and Tibco.

Position includes business and technical understanding of solutions, technical solution design, and development, test, and client presentations. Candidate must excel at both working independently as well as in a group/team setting. Analyzing and solving problems will be crucial to success.
Communication and presentation skills are essential.

The first twelve months of this dynamic position will consist of sales and technical training to enable you to link the technical capabilities of IBM offerings to client requirements. A considerable amount of travel is required
during the twelve month training period. Architect Trainees are required to be located in Dallas, TX their first year. Additional training cities could include Raleigh, New York, Washington DC, Atlanta, and Chicago. Following the training period you will be relocated to your permanent work location where you will be consulting with clients of all sizes leveraging your technical expertise to assist your sales counterparts in maintaining client satisfaction and attaining revenue.

When applying, please indicate education level as of July 1, 2012*

Preferred Qualifications:
BS / MS in: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or equivalent degree areas Experience in Application & Integration Middleware (AIM)-based software product areas, C/C++, and Java programming PLUS: Knowledge of portal, user experience design, analytics, business process management (BPM), service-oriented architecture (SOA) and/or a particular industry (i.e. retail, banking, media/entertainment, healthcare, electronics).

Duration of Training: up to 12 months


Bachelor's Degree
Basic knowledge in Java programming
Basic knowledge in C or C++
Basic knowledge in Ability to work well individually and in teams
Basic knowledge in Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Readiness to travel 25% travel annually
English: Fluent


Master's Degree in Information Technology
Basic knowledge in Portal / User Experience Design
Basic knowledge in Analytics
Basic knowledge in Business Process Management
Basic knowledge in Services Oriented Architecture

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.