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IBM Senior Manager - Cloud Application Services - Industrial Sector in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Job Description

IBM is on the forefront of cloud and the leader of Hybrid Cloud. With virtually all clients expected to adopt some form of cloud strategy, opportunity for personal growth and success in this role is high. IBM continues to reinvent itself as it focuses on client's IT needs that solve real business problems. IBM is making a difference in the word by enabling clients to tap into knowledge and insight not available before. Joining IBM's leadership is an awesome opportunity to grow your talents and challenge yourself as IBM continues to transform in the hottest industry today.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Relationship Management & Business Development: Develop and maintain relationship with key client stakeholders; lead pursuit teams; participate and lead the proposal development process; contribute to proposal pricing strategies

  • Client Management: Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors

  • Delivery & Engagement Management: Lead engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk

  • Practitioner Development: Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices

The qualified candidate will have the following:

  • Knowledge of and experience with multiple cloud providers (multiple cloud platforms (private/public providers: IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or VMWare), migration tools and cloud methodologies

  • Experience with large and complex IT systems in an enterprise environment using virtualization or private Cloud technologies, including Containers / Container Orchestration, VMware, Cloud Foundry, OpenStack etc.

  • Experience with cloud relevant application architectures such as microservices and fullstack development

  • Extensive experience as a technical specialist in Customer-facing roles

  • Experience with Design Thinking, Agile and Extreme Programming

  • Strong Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

  • Experience in architecting with CICD and DevOps tooling and processes

  • Experience in building decoupled architecture framework for cloud native applications

  • Experience in designing highly performant and scalable cloud architectures

  • Knowledge of several modern programming languages and open source frameworks

  • Experience with several database technologies including SQL and noSQL platforms, as well as big data ecosystems

  • Experience with modernization of applications (i.e. refactoring legacy application)

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills with demonstrated executive engagement and proven ability to present strategic information to, and drive change across a broad range of audiences

Are you interested in taking the next step in your career? Apply today!

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years experience in consulting industry

  • At least 3 years experience in Cloud platforms

  • At least 2 years experience in direct sales of $4 milliion+ in consulting services

  • At least 2 years experience in Industrial Sector (Electronics, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Chemical Products & Industrial Products)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 10 years experience in consulting industry

  • At least 5 years experience in Cloud platforms

  • At least 8 years experience in direct sales of $4 milliion+ in consulting services

  • At least 10 years experience in Industrial Sector (Electronics, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Chemical Products & Industrial Products)

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.