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IBM Watson Health-Simpler Consultant (Entry Level) in Boston, Massachusetts


IBM’s Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBM’s market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Building internal competencies with the client’s Lean core team, enabling the client to build a lasting infrastructure to support their Lean transformation.

  • Providing data analytic support and coaching in the collection and analysis of performance data and the tracking of key metrics and financial benefits.

  • Supporting the client in the planning, preparation, and implementation of Value Stream Analysis. This includes the ability to identify, collect, analyze, and present data to enable better decision making.

  • Completing detailed analytics to support the Rapid Improvement Event teams’ pre- and post-event efforts. Teaching core team members on the standard data needed to ensure successful problem solving.

  • Supporting assigned clients in the adoption and implementation of improvement ideas into the daily operations and culture of the client site, preventing regression back to prior methods and beliefs.

  • Coaching the core team in the benefits tracking process to provide site Leadership/Management the assurance that changes are effective and lasting, includes posting/updating results to the Mission Control Center boards. Updates mission and activity A3’s.

  • Developing a relationship of trust, confidence, credibility, and commitment to the transformation process, the Simpler Business System®, and the Simpler team partnership.

  • Communicating proactively to the Account Leader and/or Senior Consultant any key issues or concerns related to the assignment which may indicate the relationship is at risk.

  • Identifying opportunities for helping your clients in other areas, suggesting potential solutions where you and the assigned Account Manager/Senior Consultant can proactively create pull for organic business growth.

  • Internally, contributing to the internal improvement of Simpler and the Simpler Business System® by participating on formal internal improvement events and networking with your colleagues.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Engineering or Business Degree – minimum Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree a plus

  • Knowledge and application of Toyota Production System principles, tools, and techniques

  • Strong business acumen and an ability to communicate within various business settings and industries

  • Solid Microsoft Office skills, including exposure to SharePoint. Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills highly recommended

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge and application of Toyota Production System principles, tools, and techniques in the healthcare industry (payer or provider). Equivalent work experience working in a company that has implemented a Lean transformation

About Business Unit

IBM’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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.