IBM Watson Health – Technical Project Manager in CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts

Job Description

The IBM’s Watson Health business unit is now looking for talented individuals ready to usher in the next era of healthcare. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming healthcare and life sciences organizations in every way.

Position: Technical Project Manager

Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description:

The ideal candidate must have excellent communication, organization, Project Management, and problem-solving skills. The role requires experience in software development and broad technical knowledge with the ability to facilitate the mapping of business requirements to an end to end technical solution. The project manager must have proven track record of delivering enterprise software solutions and SaaS or Analytics services. Must demonstrate the ability to engage in senior level business and technology decision-makers related the business value, and end to end technology projects.

We’re looking for self-motivated and driven candidates that are passionate about working on cutting-edge technologies and that thrive in a highly collaborative environment. Experience in healthcare or other regulated industries and domains is highly preferred.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage the complete lifecycle of large and complex projects

  • Apply strong project management and leadership skills in delivering projects on-time through all phases of software development lifecycle.

  • Manage all aspects of software development projects from conception to production: scope, schedule, cost, risk, quality and team management.

  • Understand and operate within Quality Management Systems for the delivery of FDA approved services and applications.

  • Prepare and present executive level project status.

  • Coordinate with other project teams for the alignment of multiple projects and releases

  • Enable teams and foster open and close collaborating across teams Offering Manager, Research, Development, Test, Quality, Regulatory, etc.

  • Must be resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skill in both crisis management

Required Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Understanding and experience using Agile methodology

  • 7+ years’ experience within a software development environment and Software Release

  • Strong technical background including knowledge of system development lifecycles, commercial software development, and Agile methodology

  • Experience with releasing a new product or service offering in a professional environment

  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery for cloud services, SaaS, etc.

  • A mix of a four-year degree (Computer Science/Engineering, Project Management)

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Experience in healthcare or other regulated industries and domains is highly preferred

  • Master’s degree in engineering or business

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Understanding and experience using Agile methodology

  • 7+ years’ experience within a software development environment and Software Release

  • Strong technical background including knowledge of system development lifecycles, commercial software development, and Agile methodology

  • Experience with releasing a new product or service offering in a professional environment

  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery for cloud services, SaaS, etc.

  • A mix of a four-year degree (Computer Science/Engineering, Project Management)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience in healthcare or other regulated industries and domains is highly preferred

  • Master’s degree in engineering or business

EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.