IBM Release Manger - Security Intelligence in FREDERICTON, New Brunswick

Job Description

The Release Manger - Security Intelligence accomplishes strategic objectives by overseeing multiple project activities all relating Security Intelligence. Responsible for the successful product delivery, co-ordination of the programme's projects and management of their inter-dependencies also includes the co-ordination of the new capability for the business to enable effective change and realisation of projected benefits; supporting project management activities

Job Duties:

  • Panning and designing the programme/release and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action

  • defining the programme's/releases governance arrangements

  • ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programme - focusing inwardly on the internal consistency of the programme, and outwardly on its coherence with infrastructure planning, interfaces with other programmes and corporate, technical and specialist standards

  • ensuring the delivery of new products or services from projects is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan and programme governance arrangements

  • ensuring there is allocation of common resources and skills within the programme's individual projects

  • working with the Offering Team lead, Offering Managers and all other stakeholders

  • managing third party contributions to the programme

  • managing communications with all stakeholders

  • managing both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects

  • managing risks to the programme's successful outcome

  • initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the programme are identified or issues arise

  • reporting the progress of the programme at regular intervals operations meetings

  • creating and maintaining focus, enthusiasm and momentum.

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by embargo Export Regulations. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following embargoed countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria) on a work permit you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • English Fluent (Verbal and Written)

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Min 3-5 yrs Leadership experience, ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams; find ways of solving or pre-empting problems

  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes

  • Min 5 years in procurement process including negotiation with third parties

  • Min 5 years in programme and project management methods

  • Experience in budgeting and resource allocation procedures; sound business case development and approvals skills.

  • Agile/Scrum methodology exposure to execute project assignments; Transformation/Transition project experience

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 10+ years industry experience

  • 7+ years in agile environment

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.