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Blockchain Architect

  • Country:US
  • State:DC
  • Category:Architect
  • Required Education:High School Diploma/GED
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:129112BR
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Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

In this exciting role you will be an integral part of the GBS Cyber and Biometrics Blockchain Security Assurance team focusing on the provision of the required infrastructure & integration to enable our clients to implement Blockchain technology.

· This role will focus on the analysis of client needs and solutioning the underlying node, application and API infrastructure across the business network.

· The role will involve solutioning ‘first projects’ as well as the longer-term business network exchanges. - Development of business design capacity - enabling clients to benefit from Blockchain via business networks. - Responsibilities within this role include:

· Working with our software, research labs and our technology delivery service, software as a service) organizations to design, assemble & deliver the required infrastructure.

· ATO, FedRAMP, Common Criteria and Security Accreditation Efforts

· Maintaining and providing guidance to others on using the Blockchain architecture for business benefit.

· Client business need analysis to design, assemble & deliver the required infrastructure; as well as providing infrastructure expertise to solution from concept and design to testing - covering - Initial client conversations regarding infrastructure

· Working with IBM Design Studio team on design thinking efforts regarding implementation and solution

· Designing applications infrastructure for business systems first projects (Proof of Concepts) - built using Blockchain technology - Provide hardware & integration requirements / specifications

· Support infrastructure & integration testing activities as required.

The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Experience in:

· Blockchain Security Assurance

· Implementing Blockchain technology.

· analysis of client needs & solutioning the underlying node.

· Solution ‘first projects’ & the longer-term business network exchanges.

· Development of business design capacity.

· ATO, FedRAMP, Common Criteria and Security Accreditation Efforts

· Guide others on using the Blockchain architecture for business benefit.

· Client business need analysis.

· Support infrastructure & integration testing activities as required.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • CISSP Certification
  • Identity Management
  • Information assurance
  • ​Security Threat Modeling
  • Experience implementing Continuous Monitoring and Diagnostics framework
  • Security Risk Assessment

EO Statement
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.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree Commissionable: No
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