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IBM Chief Architect: Lead for Process Automation Manager in Lowell, Massachusetts


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

IBM Automation Software is looking for a Chief Architect for OSS-based software 'Process Automation Manager' to join us in the US.

In this role, you will lead the architecture, convergence & consistency of the contributions to the OSS upstream KIE community projects that are critical to PAM, act as the chief architect for PAM product and collaborate internally with other IBM Business Automation Engineering teams to guide new features, use cases, and integrations, participating in upstream definition of feature requirements and their implementation. You will act as a reference leading member of a geographically distributed team, using multiple communication tools for close collaboration. You'll need to have passion for modern open source development methods, a strong interest in Automation, Cloud and AI, and a desire to apply broad software engineering skills to the best Process & Decision Automation technologies. Successful applicants must reside in a state where IBM is registered to do business. Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Participate & contribute your influential expertise in the design and structured development of core features of KIE community projects related to Process Automation Management.

  • Act as a recognized upstream contributing architect and technical moderator to those KIE community projects.

  • Drive the architectural contributions to PAM, via consistent & innovative design and development team work.

  • Work across functional teams in IBM Automation Software, utilizing a broad skill set to resolve IBM Automation Software architectural issues, as well as dependency and layered product integration & user experience issues.

  • Lead architectural design of future generation of Process Automation Manager features.

  • Foster the delivery of IBM Business Automation platform release cadence.

  • Support team consistent effort in upstream and internal continuous integration and continuous delivery.

  • Maintain a deep customer base being recognized as a thought leader by both users and peers.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10+ years of software development experience in the area of Process and/or Decision Automation.

  • Proven expertise & mastery in Java development.

  • Proven leading expertise with global software community recognition in at least 2 of the following areas : process automation and decision automation design-time and run-time technologies and standards, business process & task management environment development, business rules management environment development, related authoring technologies, related engine technologies, life-cycle & governance tooling development, symbolic AI, AI applied to process automation.

  • Proven experience in compilation technologies, container technologies & tools, REST API, application development on Cloud Platforms, Micro Services, DevOps (Continuous Integration).

  • Focus on test-driven development and good knowledge of unit testing frameworks and methodologies.

  • Ability to be highly effective as a remote employee on a distributed team and contribute to an inclusive, open, and collaborative workplace.

  • Proven communication skills in English with written publications evidence.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Passion for open source software development.

  • Experience of AI technologies and applications.

  • Solid experience in C++ or Python or Java Script or others.

  • Proven experience of very effective collaboration in a global team environment.

  • Demonstrated high standards of technical leadership & mentoring skills and achievements.

About Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.