IBM Program/Release Manager in Kochi, India
Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Who you are:
As a Program/Release Manager, you enjoy working on a variety of projects, and ensuring that all the loose ends are tied up at project completion / product delivery.
The Cloud Pack for Data System (CPDS) team works on an industry leading high-performance hybrid cloud on-premises Data and AI platform in a box. This hyper-converged high-performance infrastructure combines storage, compute, networking, and software into plug-and-play nodes which can easily and elastically scale to suit changing data and AI needs. The components are architected using modern technologies, and the team adopts a blend of agile and traditional methodologies to deliver with speed and quality
What you'll do:
You will work across the organization to coordinate product planning and release/delivery activities.
You will also work on a variety or projects that touch multiple areas of the product delivery lifecycle.
How we'll help you grow:
You'll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be.
You'll learn directly from Sr members/leaders in this field.
You'll have the opportunity to work with multiple clients.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Total 10+ years of experience
Project Management Fundamentals, a Technical Background or Technical Understanding.
Familiarity with the Software Development Lifecycle. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong presentation skills and meeting management skills.
Ability to build cross-team cross-org relationships.
Flexibility and the ability to pivot as needed without negative impact. Ability to work through ambiguity.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Familiarity with IBM Release Management and Licensing Tools (LICR)
Strong Project Management Skills (a PMP certification is a plus)
Understanding of IBM's Release Process
Experience running SCRUM and Cross-Squad Scrum-of-Scrum sessions
Working Knowledge of the Agile Development Process
Strong Planning and Follow-Up Skills
About Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.
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