IBM Delivery Project Manager in DALLAS, Texas
IBM Cloud Infrastructure is seeking an experienced, results-driven Technical Program Manager who will play a key role across Product Management, Engineering and Delivery teams in driving programs/projects that span the organization. The Technical Program Manager is responsible for providing overall governance, alignment and visibility in the enablement of the roadmap for Compute Offerings. This position requires high levels of coordination, organization and leadership skills to drive the enablement of the Compute roadmap cross-functionally with our Offering/Product, Engineering, Operations (E2E life cycle) teams.
Our mission is to ensure our clients’ digital transformation success by delivering a global enterprise-grade portfolio of cloud compute infrastructure services.
As a Technical Program Manager, you will primarily be responsible for working closely with...
Product Management and Delivery teams in the definition and prioritization of requirements and publishing of the roadmap
Engineering in assessment, sizing, commitment, enablement of the committed roadmap by developing schedules, risk analysis plans, along with provide governance, alignment and visibility of the end to end operations using agile
As the Release Manager you will own the Release Management life-cycle which includes the following core focus...
Scheduling, coordinating and management of releases across various features and offerings for the internal and external roadmap
Creating reports/dashboards and executive updates for the projects
Driving special projects assigned
Preparing documentation for senior executives and align roadmaps with organizational objectives
Provide governance, bring alignment and visibility across cross functional teams across tribes
The successful candidate will be tenacious, ambitious, and self-directed with a passion for program management. Sporting a unique blend of strong relationship management and business skills, you will also bring a track record of strong follow-through, project completion, and consistently keeping commitments to your stakeholders. You are a strong leader, able to communicate clearly and compellingly at all levels of the organization.
Define the process, outline vision, analyze data, drive performance & quality improvements, create a management system and influence resource allocation for all stages of execution (from product management to delivery)
Provide governance for roadmap enablement, bring alignment and visibility across cross functional teams
Work closely with product management and engineering teams to build, publish and enable the roadmap to launch new features and capabilities
Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
Handle multiple contending priorities simultaneously in an exciting environment across internal and external teams as a One Cloud total solution.
Owns the lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and management of releases across various applications and offerings
Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Go/No Go Reviews
Coordinate internal education on new features and products
Create key metrics and identify opportunities to make tactical improvements to the process
Drive special projects assigned
Build and maintain reports/dashboards and compiles executive status updates as assigned
Responsible for documentation of processes, managing and tracking process improvements
Manage and appropriately escalates: delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes associated to the product development initiatives
Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and interact with all levels
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5 years of Technical Project Manager experience with gradually increasing responsibilities and a demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, artifacts and tools
Experienced Agile practitioner and champion
Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group; architects, developers, product owners, and subject matter experts
Ability to define, develop and lead large programs in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Hunger for challenge and opportunity
Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment
Exceptional collaboration and relationship-building skills – with the ability to develop working relationships at all levels of management, both inside and outside of the Compute Tribe
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
Certified Scrum Master
Project Management Professional Certification or equivalent
Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects at one time.
Exceptional written and verbal communication capabilities.
Excellent analytical skills (critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills)
Ability to operate successfully in ambiguous environments.
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.