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IBM Program Tech Lead in Dallas, Texas


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Your Role and Responsibilities

The Program Technical Lead will join a global program that is developing a new cloud-based application to support GBS/GTS Deal Teams. They will drive technical guidance to multiple development & DevOps teams on topics such as best practices, quality standards and performance optimization. The Program Technical Lead will be responsible for establishing proper measurements for success, quarterly milestones, and defining improvement plans.


  • Program Standard Code Quality – Develop & implement a program to ensure code quality across the program development teams.

  • Program Standard Code Optimization – Develop & implement a plan to ensure refactoring and design simplification are regular habits.

  • Technical Mentoring – Develop a mentor program for developers by identifying skilled mentors and matching them with team members.

  • Program Standard Application Maintenance – Develop & implement an training program for developers to learn about industry standards for large enterprise application maintenance, including tooling options and procedures.

PRIMARY LOCATION is Raleigh, NC OR San Francisco, CA.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Communication & documentation skills to articulate structured problem solving, data gathering, and analysis to reach conclusions and recommendations that can be packaged into a roadmap of initiatives.

  • Ability to lead/facilitate workshops and interviews, great presentation skills.

  • Has been working in large teams to drive technical outcomes through collaboration

  • Hands-on experience as a Full-Stack developer

  • Hands-on experience in developing Hybrid and Multi-cloud solutions

  • Experience with DevOps container/orchestration tools like Kubernetes, Docker, Puppet, etc.

  • Experience Containers software (Kubernetes, Docker, etc.)

  • Strong knowledge of Cloud Platforms and deployment models (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud etc).

  • Strong agile & Scrum skills with accountability for end to end delivery.

  • Knowledge of cloud methodology to support Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

  • Knowledge of ITSM and Managed Services support structure, controls, impacts

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • CI/CD - Deployment pipeline experience (Jenkins, Ansible).

  • Hands-on experience using Performance tools to develop Cloud optimization strategies

  • Has experience in developing Technology roadmaps and plans for Enterprise solutions.

About Business Unit

The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

Your Life @ IBM

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Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM

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Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

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.