Sr. Software Project Manager

Company: IBM
Location: Austin, Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 31.AUG.2021


IntroductionAt 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...


IntroductionAt 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 ResponsibilitiesIBM Cloud is seeking a Senior Project Manager to work with our Network Infrastructure Service team on various development projects spanning automation, monitoring and service delivery. The Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for the management of large and complex projects and project teams made up of various cross-functional teams as well as vendor and other internal & external resources to deliver on solutions and services Projects. Interacts closely with the multiple Infrastructure teams and vendors to define the project parameters and to develop detailed project documentation to outline the project Scope, Business Requirements, Project Plans, and Project Schedule.FUNCTIONAL AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS8+ years of experience in the following skill sets:+ Establish program structure and governance to address complex business problems and opportunities in a dynamic environment+ Understand and map a complex stakeholder network to inform communications, risk management, and work stream organization+ Work with program teams to create metrics to measure the value the programs and projects created, demonstrating the attainment of strategic goals+ Lead planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting activities for all aspects of the program, including financials+ Facilitate the definition of program objectives and deliver a detailed plan from inception to operational hand-off+ Promote transparency and manage program change using repeatable methodologies and clear communication with program stakeholders from all levels of the company from individual contributors to executives+ Perform retrospectives and lessons learned at various intervals during and at the conclusion of projects; identify people, process, and technology improvements to be made to elevate the performance of future project teams+ Create project commitment plans and present to executive leadership for approval. Scoping Project effort, headcount, costs, risks, and risk management as well as risk mitigation.+ Work with the project team (remote and cross time zones) to identify the level of effort required for tasks or projects. Work with cross-functional team to ensure they are engaged and prepared to implement new project initiatives including associated process changes.+ Proven leadership, interpersonal & problem-solving skills+ Ability to make important decisions under pressure & delegate effectivelyRequired Technical and Professional Expertise+ Bachelors or master's degree (required)+ Understanding of network concepts including TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, LDAP, DHCP, and Routing/Switching, Custom Routes (Egress, Ingress, BYOIP), Anti-Spoofing (IP-Spoofing)+ Understanding of security & compliance requirements from banking / financial industries and exposure to managing industry security certifications or audits.+ Experience with IT Operations for online services, on call management and automated monitoring and incident management+ Experience with Cloud design, development, and operations+ PMI-PMP certification preferred or equivalent formal training/experience.+ CCNA, JCNIA or Network + network certificationPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ High proficiency with project management tools - Excel, Project Libre, Jira, MS-project+ Proficient in the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process, knowledge of Agile, Waterfall & DevOps methodologies+ Software including Jira, Confluence, GitHub, Office 365, Slack or other collaboration tools.About Business UnitDigitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client's data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.Your matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.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.US Citizenship Required.Being 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.

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