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Program Manager - Winter/Spring Co-op (CIO)

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Program Manager - Winter/Spring Co-op (CIO)

Remote
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    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

    THE ANTICIPATED START DATE FOR THIS CO-OP POSITION IS Q1 2022. WE ARE LOOKING FOR CANDIDATES WHO WILL WORK PART TIME (20 HOURS PER WEEK) DURING THE SCHOOL SEMESTER AND UP TO FULL TIME (40 HOURS PER WEEK) DURING SCHOOL BREAKS. THE END DATE FOR THIS CO-OP WILL BE MAY 2022.

    SUCCESSFUL CO-OPS WILL ALSO BE CONSIDERED FOR OFFER INTO OUR FULL-TIME SUMMER 2022 (MAY - AUGUST) INTERNSHIP PROGRAM.

    YOU MUST BE ACTIVELY ENROLLED IN AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE-SEEKING PROGRAM THROUGH SUMMER 2022 TO QUALIFY. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL BE PURSUING A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, IT MANAGEMENT, OR RELATED TECHNICAL FIELDS, GRADUATING BETWEEN DECEMBER 2022 THROUGH MAY 2023.

    THIS IS REMOTE POSITION DURING THE CO-OP TERM – HOWEVER, THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL BE ABLE TO WORK EASTERN OR CENTRAL US HOURS.

    The Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) owns IBM’s IT strategy and provides the tools, workstations, devices, and infrastructure that IBMers use to do their jobs every day. Put simply, our mission is to create a productive environment for IBM's 365,000 worldwide employees. Join us as we lead with design to drive simplicity and ease of use, engineering the systems that run the business, and innovating to transform the business.

    This role resides within the CIO Hybrid Cloud Platforms division of the CIO organization. CIO Hybrid Cloud Platforms provides the platforms and infrastructure that power IBM, allowing business and application teams to focus on creating the digital business experiences that will drive IBM forward.

    AS A PROGRAM MANAGER CO-OP, YOU WILL...

    • Help to envision, build, and launch the best possible initiatives to meet the business objectives on time and on budget.
    • Develop a thorough understanding of the customer's business, goals, strategies, industry trends, and direction.
    • Contribute to the productivity of a team, defining and shaping products in collaboration with clients, developers, and designers.
    • Be responsible for helping ensure everyone on the team is unblocked, in sync, and working toward a common goal.
    • Help transform our portfolio of IBM applications within the CIO Hybrid Cloud Platforms Center of Excellence (COE) function and gain experience in program management and strategic planning.
    • Provide clarity and direction to teams that are adopting these platforms by building relationships and promoting and tracking the consumption of COE technical resources and consultative services.
    • Measure success through a variety of metrics (some existing, some to be developed) as these teams migrate their applications and take part in the invention of new methods for measuring cloud maturity.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE...

    • Understanding and promoting the CIO Hybrid Cloud Platforms strategy and IBM's strategy as the Hybrid Cloud and AI company.
    • Assisting in driving COE's hybrid cloud migration and modernization strategy at scale, leveraging COE technical people, resources, and content.
    • Becoming a COE relationship manager, helping application teams understand what to do as part of their migration and modernization efforts and drive feedback and input into our backlog.
    • Tracking key metrics, using them to adjust strategy and approach accordingly, and to report on progress.
    • Exercising technical judgment in working with large, distributed, cross-functional teams.
    • Using data in an open way to iterate, innovate, and inspire.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Basic knowledge of Agile methodologies
    • Demonstrated problem-solving, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills
    • Basic familiarity with hybrid cloud infrastructure and application development concepts
    • Basic knowledge of data visualization, analytics, and metrics
    • Passion for leadership

    Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Agile Scrum Master and/or Product Owner Certifications
    • Experience with Kubernetes-based cloud platforms such as Red Hat OpenShift
    • Experience with application development

    About Business Unit

    The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

    This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

    Your Life @ IBM

    Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

    Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone. It's time to define your career.

    About IBM

    IBM’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 Statement

    Supplemental 1 employees may be eligible for paid holidays, paid sick time and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

    This position is eligible for participation in an IBM sales incentive plan. Actual incentive opportunity will be based on performance and the eligible Target Incentive, as addressed in the applicable plan, all of which is subject to change.

    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.

    We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

    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.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

    IBM’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.