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Systems Lab Services IBM High Availability Project Manager

Company: IBM
Location: Albany
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesThe IBM Systems Lab Services organization is looking for a Project Manager experienced in Disaster Recovery/ High Availability / IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex (IBM GDPS) to lead and deliver post-sales client engagements that enable the adoption of IBM GDPS. Job Description:At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team's overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Project Manager, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!The Project Manager will manage resources, schedules, management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. They will drive process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery. The Project Manager may run one or more projects on a day-to-day basis, verifying that the projects produce the required deliverables, within the specified constraints of time and cost, and achieve the intended benefits of the contractual commitment.This role will require knowledge of the IBM Systems Z hardware and software ecosystem, focusing on IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex (GDPS). The ideal candidate will have demonstrated skills for project management of high availability or disaster recovery solutions such as data backup, mirroring, IBM GDPS solutions with a keen understanding of systems availability and assessing risk. You will work with customers and IBM Sales to deliver IBM GDPS which is a collection of system recovery offerings on the IBM Z platform. ,. Required Technical and Professional Expertise5 years experience with: Project Management in an IBM Z environmentLeading teams delivering in commercial client environmentsExecutive communications and presentingDiplomacy and negotiation skillsCandidate should be self-organized and able to lead with respectful authority Ability to lead customer technical workshops Working with global and diverse teams in a dynamic environment across time zonesStrong demonstrated written and verbal communication skillsReadiness to travel 30% up to 50% (home on weekends - based on project requirements) English: FluentPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise8 years experience with: Data Center SupportIBM Z operating systems - zOS and VM, Storage solutions, databasesProject Managing solutions with network components and telco providersBachelor's DegreePMP / PMI certificationKnowledge of IBM's GDPS portfolio.About Business UnitIBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company's Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBM's global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients' growth and innovation. By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces.This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.It's time to define your career.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to: -12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19. -World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals. -Well-being programs to support mental and physical health. -Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.). -Select educational reimbursement opportunities. -Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe. -Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities. -Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.Key Job DetailsCategory: ConsultantRequired Education: High School Diploma/GEDPosition Type: ProfessionalEmployment Type: Full-TimeContract Type: RegularCompany: (0147) International Business Machines CorporationTravel Required: Up to 60% or 3 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)

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