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IBM Manager - Z Firmware in Bangalore, India


Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are Firmware professional working on Z systems ( IBM Advanced Mainframes ) and we build the most secure systems for our customers to deploy their enterprise applications. IBM z Systems are deployed with workloads where intensive IO Operations are getting executed. IBM Lab works on IO enablement firmware as well as boot firmware for z Servers. Work area would be Initial program load that is Boot firmware which enables the z Systems to boot and load supported Operating systems( Linux, zOS, zVM ) on Logical partitions.

As management leader :

  • Manage, guide the team to achieve the committed goals within timelines provided by program management

  • Asses, manage risks, future gaps and take actions/mitigate the risks in timely manner.

  • Raise the concerns well ahead of the time to show a risk which cannot be mitigated

  • Attend/Follow global management and programm management meetings and act upon any communications.

  • Assign/allocate the teams as per the requirement of the projects

  • Manage/ couse correct the career paths of the team members, keep motivation in team.

  • Make sure teams work gets proper visibility at upper management and keep upper management is sync with the talents, gaps the team has.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 15-20 years pf experience. In

  • Managing teams of size as large as 15 - 25 members in area of firmware development/ software development

  • Managing project with global stake holders.

  • Project Planning, Resource planning, mitigating risks, assessing risks well ahead.

  • Keep upto date with / Under standing the new technologies.

  • Will able to understand technically what team is working on, assessing them w.r.t to the work what they do.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Z projects management skills, working with global teams, managing risks, System BUP.

About Business UnitIBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.

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This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

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