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Project Manager: IBM Tech Re-Entry Program for Women

Halifax, NS B3J
  • Job Code
    196516BR
Job Description
Return to the workforce the right way.

IBM values your skill and knowledge.

Well show you why IBM is a great place for women in STEM.

Well welcome you back.

IBM's Tech Re-Entry program is looking for talented female technical professionals who are looking to restart their careers after an absence from the workforce of two years or more. This paid 12 week returnship will enable you to work on projects that match your expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment. During your IBM Tech Re-Entry returnship program, you will have the opportunity to update your skills in a contemporary work environment. You will have access to the latest tools and technologies available and work alongside a multi-disciplinary teams to hone your expertise and deliver on client-critical solutions. You'll be able to experience the breadth of IBM resources while developing new skills and relationships.
Apprenticeship positions are currently available at
IBM Global Business Services Cloud Application Innovation in Halifax.

You will be responsible for leading a project team in delivering a CAMS (Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social) and Java/Microsoft based application development solutions to the client, which are executed using Agile method, which is fundamentally different from traditional project management and way of delivery. This specialty has overall performance responsibility for managing scope, contractual deliverables applying agile tools & methods. This specialty involves sprint planning, leading daily scrum calls, resource assignment, providing technical guidance, task re-assignment, lead retrospectives and report sprint progress to the stakeholders. You are required to collaborate closely with the client product managers, business analysts and other stakeholders, to ensure successful delivery.

In this role, you must be able to work with IBM clients to:
  • Lead an Agile development team in design, development and testing of mobile solutions;
  • Lead development of sizing estimates and creation of Agile project plans;
  • Manage the development backlog;
  • Manage inter workstream dependencies;
  • Participate in creation of integrated Agile project plans;
  • Work closely with technical leads and client teams including technical executives, architects, and project leads;
  • Participate in scrums, retrospectives;
  • Manage impediments.
Professional Skills Required:
  • Team leadership & project management;
  • Excellent skills in oral & written business communications in English;
  • Project execution using various development methodologies, including agile development methodologies;
  • Experience working in global delivery environment (e.g. teaming with resources from India);
  • Financial services / banking solutions experience would be an asset.
You...
  • Are highly motivated and have a passion for creating and supporting great products;
  • Thrive on collaboration, working side by side with people of all backgrounds and disciplines;
  • Are professional, clear, and concise;
  • Have effective communication skills and ability to work in a team environment;
  • Have sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills;
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive.
Notes:
  • In order to qualify for this apprenticeship, you must have been out of the work force for a minimum of 2 years;
  • Non-Canadian citizens must hold a US Travel Visa that is valid through Dec 2019 or beyond to be considered for this role;
  • Upon acceptance of your offer you are required to attend 3 days orientation in HQ Armonk, NY.
  • This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.
Code: techreca


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Excellent skills in oral & written business communications in English;
  • Project execution using various development methodologies,
  • including agile development methodologies;
  • Experience working in global delivery environment (e.g. teaming with resources from India);
  • Financial services / banking solutions experience would be an asset;
  • To qualify for this apprenticeship, applicants must have been out of the technical workforce for a minimum of 2 years.


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • As above.


EO Statement
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.

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Posted: 2019-01-26 Expires: 2019-02-26

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