Azure Modernization Technical Project Manager

IBM

Job Description

Introduction

At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team’s overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Project Manager, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage overall delivery and scope of the schedule, budget, communications, risks, issues, dependencies and tracking all deliverables and milestones and resources i

  • Combines Project Management expertise with an understanding of the technology enabling the client's Cloud Migration delivery

  • Enforces project changes management to determine if a change is in scope or requires a project change requests

  • Works closely with technical leaders on the delivery team, understands/facilitates technical discussions with the team, supports and helps resolve technical issues impacting delivery.

  • Will answer high level technical questions without a dependency on additional technical resources

  • Demonstrates an attitude of ownership and willingness to learn and lead

  • Possesses strong client facing skills and operates as a trusted advisor on Modernization solutions, easily bridges business solutions and technology.

  • Stay abreast of new technologies which supports proposing new innovative approaches to the client.

  • Continually learns from SME's

  • Quickly identifies when a problem exists, communicate it and address it early.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience as the Project Manager on Application Modernization/Application Dev engagements

  • Experience running modernization offerings, delivery framework and the processes, tools/techniques needed to address the project's delivery

  • PMI certified and/or IBM certified as a Senior Project Manager, Complex Program Manager or Senior Program Manager

  • Azure Practitioner Certification (other Cloud Platforms are a plus: AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, RedHat OpenShift)

  • Active involvement with solutions and delivery decisions with Architects, Developers by understanding the solution's technology components

  • Experience facilitating technical discussions with the team, supporting and resolving technical issues

  • Experience answering high level technical questions without a dependency on additional technical resources

  • Experience bridging the technical solution with the business solution

  • Located in either the Dallas, Chicago, NYC, Atlanta or SF Bay area

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

None

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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