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Iteration / Project Manager

  • Internship
  • Amsterdam (City of Amsterdam)
  • Project / Product management

Job description


The IBM CIO organization is looking for an Iteration Manager (IM) for the Gaia/CPQ Central Development and Delivery team in Research Triangle Park, NC. The Iteration Manager will keep the squad focused on their continuous delivery goals via a methodology grounded in Agile principles, incorporating processes and communications inherent to our larger organization. This role will require strong networking and relationship management with extended teams in various time zones.
The IM maintains a closer relationship with the Squad Lead and Product Owners, continuously iterating on local Agile practices such prioritizing the backlog for future sprint plans, ensuring new issues are assessed in a timely fashion and that team members are aware and fully engaged in working squad priorities. This important role has a direct impact on the squad's results, as they help to protect the team through clarification of need and action, while helping to organize removal of blockers so the we can efficiently achieve our prioritized goals.

This position supports a team that plays a significant role in supporting critical processes and function within Gaia/CPQ Central that support its ability to communicate pricing in support of ordering processes, configure provisioning of ordered products, provide critical account and order information to IBM's Customers, among other key capabilities. In this fast paced and expanding organization, we foster an environment of continuous innovation and working in Agile teams. We are co-located in RTP, NC but maintain a responsible consideration of health and safety practices - which includes ongoing support for an in-office/remote office balance during these unusual times.

The Team
CPQ/CLM (US) Squad is responsible for the development and expansion of platform capabilities in the Configure, Price, Quote space through Proposal acceptance and Invoice generation. Enable Contract Lifecycle Management in support of template authoring and various contracting vehicle.

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Auto req ID

353191BR
Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

Project Manager
State / Province

NEW YORK
Primary job category

Project Management
Company

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
Contract type

Regular
Employment Type

Full-Time
Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

No
Travel Required

Up to 10% or 1 day a week
IBM Business Group

F&O
Preferred Education

Master's Degree
City / Township / Village

New York
Being You @ IBM

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

·  A minimum of 2-3 years of experience as an Agile Iteration Manager for software development.
·  Required Education: Bachelor's Degree Demonstrated experience in
·  Coaching teams in effective use of the scrum events: daily standup, backlog review, sprint planning, sprint playback and retrospective.
·  Resolving conflict with a continual focus on the scrum values of openness, honesty, commitment, courage and respect.
·  Collaborating effectively with the Squad Lead/Product Owner and customer organizations, supporting management of the product backlog and planning deliverables based on empirical data.
·  Training the development team in effort estimation, iteration planning for reliable delivery and making visible all work being done in the team.
·  Executing iteration and release planning with a view to deliver maximum value as early as possible.
·  Understanding individual and group interactions and facilitating conversations towards consensus aligned to relevant goals and priorities.
Country/Region

United States
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

·  Exposure to development of cloud-based enterprise systems with a significant number of users
·  Experience and knowledge of user facilitation techniques
·  Knowledge of business requirements prioritization techniques
·  Assessing the Agile Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
·  Higher level of agile project management certification a plus.
·  Experience of project management and delivery tracking tools, specifically JIRA, certification
Secondary Job Category

Other Project Management
Eligibility Requirements

Position Type

Professional
Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire
Location Statement

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.
Introduction

At IBM, our Iteration/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 Life @ IBM

What 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.

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About Business Unit

CIO believes in progress — that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. We strive to put the client first, share expertise, and restlessly reinvent to build innovative solutions for our customers. We embrace diversity and value what individuals add to our culture. Our global teams solution complex problems through teamwork, invention, and iteration to create original ideas that drive technology and society forward. As an Iteration manager, will be integral to the process of invention and innovation. Individual will work with the squad to develop exciting solutions that change the way both IBMers and IBM clients work with work in a collaborative, welcoming environment where new ideas drive technological transformation. We work in small, cross-functional teams with big goals, so individual will need to be adaptive and adept at clear communication. We strive to produce scalable solutions, and role includes one to be familiar with how a complex platforms and integrations underpin business operations for a large enterprise.
About IBM

IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.