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IBM Project Manager and SCRUM Master (Oracle and SAP) in Bangalore, India

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

As a Project Manager is responsible for successful delivery of development engagements for Oracle and SAP initiatives, client re-architecture projects, 3 rd party upgrades/implementations, and internally driven projects. PM will interface with internal technical teams and customers and be responsible for project planning, estimating, setting up and managing project plan and timeline, managing client expectations (internal or external), managing change, managing budget, and ensuring successful completion of deliverables.

Responsibilities:

  • They have overall performance responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, and contractual deliverables, which includes applying techniques for planning, tracking, change control, and risk management.

  • They are responsible for managing all project resources, including subcontractors, and for establishing an effective communication plan with the project team and the client. They provide day to day direction to the project team and regular project status to the client.

  • You will provide technical direction and control of IBM Personnel as well as provide a framework of operational project planning, communications, reporting, procedural and contractual activity.

  • Coordinate the establishment of the project management environment, including reporting tools, monthly reports and governance/ communication protocols

  • Review project tasks, schedules, and resources and make changes or additions, as appropriate

  • Establish documentation and procedural standards for deliverable Materials

  • Administer the Project Change Control Procedure in conjunction with the Client

If you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative workplace, IBM provides an environment where you will be challenged and inspired every single day. And if you relish the freedom to bring creative, thoughtful solutions to the table, there's no limit to what you can accomplish here.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Mandatory Complex Project Manager experience of at least 5+ years, which would include:

  • Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles

  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills

  • Knowledge of an agile framework or method (i.e. Scrum, Kanban), or understanding of software development life cycle models as well as in-depth knowledge of traditional project management principles and practices

  • Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques

  • Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams

  • Must have working knowledge on AWS and/or Azure. Experience in working with both public cloud platforms is desired.

  • Cloud Deployment experience on at least one of the following cloud providers; AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  • Must be able to manage multiple new feature/function and architecture design projects while supporting existing deployments on multi-cloud platforms

  • Infrastructure Project Management (must)

  • Good knowledge of change management and ITIL processes

  • Provides project leadership throughout all phases of project lifecycles

  • Must be flexible with work hours. Some off-shift hours support is required.

  • Must be proficient with the following tools;

  1. Project Management Software (Microsoft Projects, etc)

  2. Service Now

  3. Github Enterprise

  4. AHA!Roadmap software

  5. Jira (optional)

  6. Box

  7. Slack

  8. Visual Design Tools (Draw.io, Microsoft visio)

  • PMP (preferred/desired)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies

  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work

  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management

  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.

As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.

Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.

We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.

Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.

Your Life @ IBMWhat 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.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBMIBM'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.

Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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.

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