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Application Architect, San Jose, California

CategoryOther Computer Related Services
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Revolutionize the genomics industry!

We are launching a stealth start-up created to manage bioinformatic computations at scale. Financially backed and operationally supported by IBM, this start-up is well positioned to transform the way biotech, pharma, and research organizations discover insights and breakthroughs.

What We Offer:
We offer a competitive compensation package, autonomy to shape the direction of this initiative, and opportunity for career advancement.

You will enter a highly motivated team, coming from different disciplines and walks of life. We believe great teams bring great ideas to life. We value proactive team members with a strong sense of ownership, people who are able to imagine the world they want to live in and are ready to solve any problem to make it happen.
You'll get the exciting opportunity to join us and shape our initiative's future from the beginning.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Research is seeking an Application Architect to work at its Research Center in Almaden, CA.

As a an Application Architect, you will be developing, and as an Architecture team, owning the end-to-end technical solution of the overall Cloud Development, Migration & Modernization efforts.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Simplifies the solution approach by adopting a continuous modernization method
  • Promotes innovation across the solution and delivery phases by applying co-creation practices and leveraging agile methodologies
  • Contribute to the creation, review, and documentation of implementation decisions for guiding how the offering is realized, encompassing security, computational performance, data storage, availability/resiliency
  • Continue consistent development of the technical roadmap to remain ahead of the market.
  • Analyze operational requirements in the informatics layer (such as data storage and movement, resource provisioning, and job dispatch and monitoring) and assess how to meet them at low cost while meeting requirements of security and compliance
  • Assess recent and upcoming capability releases from the IBM Cloud and employed cloud services for how they can be leveraged in the offering
  • Work closely with the rest of the engineering team to implement and iterate architecture decisions, including:
    • An enterprise-wide information security plan to ensure security of all company assets and data
    • An efficient and agile end-to-end application infrastructure, with best practices in software delivery
    • A consistent and repeatable process for quality assurance across all areas of organization and product build

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related area is required.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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