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Burns & McDonnell IBM Maximo Solution Architect - 1898 & Co. (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


1898 & Co., a division of Burns & McDonnell, is seeking an experienced IBM Maximo Solution Architect to join the Enterprise Systems Business Line within the Technology Consulting Practice of 1898 & Co. We seek a qualified Maximo practitioner to provide application/technology Architecture solutions and services to our clients. The selected candidate will join the Global Enterprise Systems Business Line, which focuses on providing our clients a variety of consulting services, offerings, capabilities, and strategies delivering high value to our clients through a variety of leading technologies and practice disciplines. The Maximo solution architect shall possess strong functional and technical knowledge of the IBM Maximo EAM or APM solution. The candidate must have strong project execution capabilities, strong leadership and collaboration capabilities, excellent communication skills, focus on continuous improvement and enterprise innovation, and have a strong attention to detail while delivering high-quality work to our clients. The Maximo Solution Architect is responsible for providing strategic guidance, road mapping, research, planning, and leading practices to our client’s executive leaders to make investment decisions aligned with the organization’s long-term vision.

This position will participate and lead a variety of Enterprise Transformation Programs focused on Maximo solutions through all delivery lifecycle stages of a typical software implementation or upgrade. The role will lead efforts to identify and deliver Maximo EAM or APM solutions to our clients with a strong emphasis on teamwork, customer commitment, industry best practices, and continuous improvement.

Key responsibilities:

  • Apply industry experience and leading practices to architect, design, develop and implement Maximo solutions to support complex business requirements.

  • Lead or assist with program estimating, planning, and budgeting efforts and be accountable for the program/project delivery execution.

  • As the Solution Architect, support Analysis, Design, Build, Test, Triaging defects, Configuration, and Deployment activities.

  • Ability to support Enterprise Program Management activities utilizing various methodologies such as but not limited to Waterfall and Agile methods.

  • Responsible for the successful completion of the project per the budget, scope, quality, and attainment of the business objectives. In addition, supervise the overall project status and progress and ensure all scheduled milestones and delivery dates are met.

  • Responsible for overall project quality of deliverables

  • Support human performance architects to evaluate training and performance support needs and design the training and performance support products.

  • Act as an application architect and solution architect, with responsibilities on the application and technical architecture teams.

  • Assist with or lead the business process design activities to drive out the complete application requirements: functional, quality, integration, and security.

  • Work with the application designer to create a high-level design of an end-to-end integration solution that provides a common structure for mapping the data between the applications.

  • Based on the activity and data flow diagrams, create an inventory of all cross-application interactions or interfaces, referred to as business events or messages.

  • Validate that the application requirements meet overall business process needs, are within the project scope, and are internally consistent.

  • Validate that the integration solution and integration architecture designs utilize the integration architecture components appropriately.

  • Leads or assists with completing high-level project communications and status reporting to the supporting executive team.

  • Assists with providing a central point of contact for all project interdependencies, internal and external.

  • Assists with timely development and implementation of all stages of the system.

  • Use Project execution experience and knowledge to provide input and influence project execution processes and quality assurance/quality control protocols.

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field is preferred; Equivalent work experience will be substituted. (Preferred: 5 years of providing Solution Architecture services for medium to large IT / OT-related transformations utilizing IBM’s Maximo solution.)

  • Minimum 8 years of experience providing Project Management services and execution within the construct of a global delivery model.

  • Preferred: 5 years working in the Electric Utility Industry or equivalent.

  • Has served as the Solution Architecture Lead on a minimum of 5 medium-scale projects using industry-leading methods and technologies.

  • Strong ability to provide solution architecture services leading multiple Integration projects concurrently.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with a variety of project execution methodologies, including but not limed to Waterfall and Agile.

  • PMP Certified or equivalent experience is required.

  • It is preferred to understand the EAM or APM business process and the associated technologies current and emerging to manage and deliver quality enterprise solutions in both Information Technology (IT) and Operations Technology (OT) domains to meet client objectives.

  • Understand concepts of projects executed for Electric Utilities: Generation/Transmission/Distribution/ is preferred.

  • Travel:< 30%      


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Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About 1898 & Co.

1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements. We innovate today to fuel our clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as we envision and enable the future for our clients.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 213837

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