IBM Associate Partner, Cognitive and Analytics - Financial Services in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
At IBM Global Business Services (GBS), we partner with Fortune 1000 clients to deliver real business value by bringing together the world’s largest consulting practice with industry-leading research capability, enriching business consulting with advanced research, analytics and technology, and teaming on all phases of engagement to plan, build, and implement advanced business solutions. We establish new, flexible and iterative approaches that only IBM can offer through our unique combination of skills, experience and capabilities, leveraging the proven roadmaps and frameworks we have developed across our 17 industries. Additionally, we apply IBM’s global expertise and local capabilities through our unique global delivery network combined with our teams in over 170 countries to provide our clients with an integrated approach to business design and execution and turning strategies into actions.
Add hook that makes IBM – ML + NLP + Open Source + Watson
The Associate Partner Cognitive and Analytics role is in our AI and Advanced Analytics practice. This position is for experts with documented success applying advanced analytics and cognitive solutions across complex Financial Services (FS) companies. Lead practitioner responsible for establishing strong relationships across our clients by building Cognitive Solutions for FS sector clients. Expected to be a deep expert in their technical area and provide thought leadership, mentoring, and support to the sales and delivery of core offerings while collaborating across IBM’s industries to bring fully integrated assets and services. Domain topics will cover: Machine Learning, NLP, and predictive statistics utilizing both open source and IBM Watson technologies.
Develop Key Relationships:
Pursue and cultivate strong relationships with client decision makers and influence client buying behaviors based on our extensive Artificial Intelligence capabilities, assets and thought leadership
Illustrate eminence in the technical community (i.e. thought leadership, articles, talks, competitions, certifications)
Solve business challenges and support business decisions by using advanced analytics techniques and deep learning algorithms
Identify opportunities and prepare proposals for clients including defining technical and human resources required to complete the project and associated pricing
Develop our People and our Practice:
Build a relationship across all levels of the practice
Take personal responsibility to develop, mentor, and train data scientists.
Establish formal community activities to develop skills and expertise on specific domains of interest.
Differentiate the offering and the people working on it through the depth and breadth of expert skills
Manage and coordinate teams to deploy data analytics projects using innovative solutions and to provide analytics-driven insights
Educate and coach both clients and team members on machine learning knowledge, practical mathematical modeling, simulation and optimization in multiple analytics platform
Build Assets and Capabilities:
Leverage IBM offerings, assets, and capabilities to create and deliver differentiated service offerings to our clients.
Create new and innovative intellectual property to drive first of kind solutions for client business problems
Demonstrate expertise in three or more domains (i.e. optimizations, deep learning, queueing theory)
This role will have the opportunity to contribute right away to top-tier clients in collaboration with consultants in a dynamic team environment. This includes work on projects that help clients integrate analytics-driven strategy to increase effectiveness, reduce costs and improve profit and shareholder value. This role provides an opportunity to build a powerful portfolio of interesting and rewarding experiences in many sectors. The ideal person will have strong experiences in the following areas with the opportunity to develop and strengthen abilities in the others: data analytics and modeling, data visualization, business acumen and strategy. You can take advantage of opportunities to master new skills, work across different disciplines and move into new challenges… all at IBM, a company that is at the forefront of taking on the grand challenges that affect our society
Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 7 years of documented, provable experience in strategy consulting, application of data science, including: NLP, ML, and visualizations and optimization modeling
At least 7 years of experience in advanced analytics tools such as R, SPSS, Python, SAS
At least 5 years of experience negotiating and selling consulting services projects
At least 5 years of experience in formal project management methodology
Expertise across a variety of data integration tools streamlining data across several big data solutions such as Cerner EMR, Apache Hive, Apache Pig, Apache Spark, Hadoop, MapReduce, MongoDB and Couchbase.
At least 3 years of experience in business development and sales of consulting services to C-suite executives of $3M+ / year
At least 3 years of experience delivering complex consulting services projects
At least 3 years of experience managing and leading teams
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
Master's Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or related STEM fields
Applied knowledge on simulation and optimization
At least 8 years of experience negotiating and selling consulting services projects
At least 8 years of experience in formal project management methodology
At least 8 years of experience in business development and sales of consulting services to C-suite executives of $3M+ / year
At least 5 years of experience delivering complex consulting services projects
At least 5 years of experience managing and leading teams
At least 3 years of experience in an engagement transforming customer experience or some back-office process leveraging analytics
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.