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IBM Associate Cloud Application Consultant - Cross Industry (m/f/x) in Berlin, Germany


IBM Application Consultants work directly with our clients on key initiatives. You will have the opportunity to build an in-depth understanding of their business issues and implement organizational strategies that drive adoption of change. We are looking for experts who can build credibility and trust with our clients and provide knowledge that addresses individual and unique business needs.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As a Cloud Application Consultant, you will focus on business analysis, understanding the client needs and translating functional or business requirements into technical or system specifications and design to enable the development teams to implement successfully.

You analyze change requests, consult the customer to get the best functional solution combined with the best suitable solution from architecture perspective. You develop concepts or analysis of business processes and potentially write and design user stories for implementation.

You provide estimation and planning input to enable project management to set up a stable and reachable plan.

It is very important to build rapport and to develop and maintain a strong customer relationship across line of business, IT etc. with the goal to be perceived as a trusted advisor.

You will work in cross functional, international teams for global transformation projects.

What we are looking for

In the client facing role it is very important to be a strong communicator and to be able to translate between business and technology.

By selling and building solutions for the client that can have a significant impact on their business, you create value for our customers every single day.

With strong interpersonal skills you know how to contribute to the success of your team by sharing your deep hands-on-skills and experience. Being a team player is key for your success as well as for the project and the client.

As a Business Analyst as part of of an agile and enthusiastic team you'll grow deep hand-on skills in:

  • Requirements engineering/analysis

  • functional data modelling, use case diagrams

  • understanding of technical concepts regarding applications, infrastructure, cloud etc.

  • End-to-end delivery experience to translate functional requirements to development, test, project stakeholders

  • Agile working methods and mindset

We expect you to

  • have strong written and verbal communication skills (German & English)

  • be always eager to learn something new and to know about the last trends (technology, industry, etc.)

  • high level of engagement, team player and flexibility

  • interest in transformation processes and trends

  • enjoy travelling to client sites and work from there as per project requirement

  • be able to work remote (COVID restrictions might limit time of travel and work from client site)

Your main responsibilities

  • You are taking over the responsibility for design and business analysis for industry leading clients at enterprise scale

  • Together with our client's you design the most valuable outcome for their eco-system

  • You benefit from a continuously changing environment for yourself, the project teams, and your clients


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree

  • strong communication skills (German & English)

  • interest in Technology, industry specifics, working in diverse teams & settings

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in agile working methods (Scrum, SAFe e.g.)

  • Experience in transformation processes

  • Requirement engineering

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