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IBM Automation Solutions Squad Lead in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina


Ready to re-imagine the product management role? At IBM, as an Offering Manager, you are responsible for the full lifecycle of an offering: from validating need to determining the business model and defining the solution requirements. Going beyond the traditional focus of timetables and budgets, you use your keen insights into what customers want in their own business plan - and work across disciplines to build the best solutions to a problem. If being the CEO of your offering excites you, consider an offering management career at IBM.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Services is growing, and we are seeking an individual to grow with us. We are looking for a results-oriented, intellectually curious, and highly-motivated person who has a track record of success in developing solutions - that will meet client needs, shorten our deployment lead times and improve the quality of our delivery. This is a dynamic market with fast evolving technology landscape, and this role is an opportunity to create new and existing solutions that will help our customers achieve measurable business outcomes.

As the Automation Solutions Squad Lead, you will be responsible for:

• Analyzing market, client, and internal demand to create a prioritized backlog of proposed solutions.

• Managing budget and resources associated with lifecycle management of solutions (analyze, design, build, run, operate, etc.).

• Integrating with other IBM Services elements as needed for solution sharing, asset use, and resource augmentation as needed.

• Managing multiple simultaneous solution builds and ensure the creation, maintenance, and evolution of a standard approach to intelligent workflow and industry solution creation.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 7+ years of proven successful experience developing solutions and driving asset use

  • Exceptional communication skills and a consultative approach in addressing a large matrix environment

  • Experience and success working within the solutions development lifecycle to develop multiple solutions

  • Resourceful, creative and able to find innovative ways to achieve results

  • Technologically savvy and familiar with one or more of: IT and process automation, RPA, artificial intelligence, machine learning

  • Strong project management skills including budget and resource management

  • Detail oriented and highly skilled in staying focused amid complex situations

  • Independent thinker with the ability to ideate in unconventional ways

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Working experience using Agile Methdology

  • Understanding of IBM Design Thinking

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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About IBM

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