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Network/Voice Technical Project Manager

Austin, TX 78701
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At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project teams 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!

Your Role and Responsibilities
Job Role :
Be part of the agile team shaping the future of one of the worlds foremost technology companies, bringing innovative network solutions and capabilities to transform one of the largest corporate global networks in the world.
IBM maintains the largest corporate network in the world and it is highly critical to the success of our business. To further improve our network resiliency and quality, diversify our technology stack, and embrace next generation networking, IBM has redesigned the Network Engineering organization. The new organizational design will enable faster, smarter decision making and deliver speed to value. As part of this redesign, we are looking for two strong Network Engineers with business leadership skills in one of the premier groups at IBM, the office of the CIO, who are responsible for enabling the success of the corporation through transformation of the network. In this position, the applicant will work with a team of talented professionals to drive business value and transform IBMs network footprint.

Job Duties:
This position is a North American based role that will accelerate IBM strategic IT investments in Network and Voice infrastructure to meet our goals, and maximize business value. This key position works with the Network and Voice Architects and Leadership as well as the Global Infrastructure teams for deployment of solutions that meet business demand.
  • Gather business requirements from stakeholders (engineers, product managers, business leaders), document specifications, and create project/sprint schedules to ensure timely and successful delivery of the project
  • Forecasting, Capacity management and Lifecycle management of the network and voice services area.
  • Manage vendor time and resources to work on cirtical items and projects
Principal Accountabilities
  • Drives delivery and implementation of network and voice solutions and projects.
  • Continuous interaction with leadership to ensure their needs and requirements are met.
  • Track project statuses, resolve roadblocks (resource constraints, requirement ambiguity, etc.), and communicate ongoing progress to stakeholders.
  • Document and maintain security and compliance of network and voice devices.
  • Coach and mentor less experienced team members, promote effective teamwork and support related initiatives.
  • Plan and deliver Network/Voice upgrades, installations of new products and supporting existing appliances.
Candidates should be willing to research, learn and use new technology yet focused on deliverables.




Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • BS or BA degree. Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology concentration preferred (Masters or PhD preferred)
  • 5+ years of proven professional experience and expertise in ITS management in large global ITS organizations in support of a complex multi-vendor global environment PMI Certification and 3 plus years experience in project management
  • Extensive application support experience within WANs, LANs, Wireless, Call systems.
    Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards.
    Ability to operate network component analyzers, scanners, and testers.Ability to provide direction, communicate and provide strong leadership to network vendors who provide products and services.
  • Demonstrate capability managing simultaneous projects, crisis situations, and successfully meeting deadlines.Readiness to travel 10% when needed.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Cisco, Palo Alto or other large scale vendor certifications.
  • An understanding of contemporary and legacy security Network technologies.
  • Basic understanding of compliance issues (eg. ISO 27001, SSAE 16, COBIT)
  • Proven analytic skills and the ability to isolate and resolve complex issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to defend and support ideas.
  • Demonstrated communication skills.
  • Experience working across diverse teams to facilitate solutions

About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBMs 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
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

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.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-11-24 Expires: 2019-12-25

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