Delivery Project Manager in Dallas, TX at IBM

Date Posted: 9/22/2018

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    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

IBM Cloud Infrastructure is seeking an experienced, results-driven Technical Program Manager who will play a key role across Product Management, Engineering and Delivery teams in driving programs/projects that span the organization. The Technical Program Manager is responsible for providing overall governance, alignment and visibility in the enablement of the roadmap for Compute Offerings. This position requires high levels of coordination, organization and leadership skills to drive the enablement of the Compute roadmap cross-functionally with our Offering/Product, Engineering, Operations (E2E life cycle) teams.

Our mission is to ensure our clients’ digital transformation success by delivering a global enterprise-grade portfolio of cloud compute infrastructure services.

As a Technical Program Manager, you will primarily be responsible for working closely with...
  • Product Management and Delivery teams in the definition and prioritization of requirements and publishing of the roadmap
  • Engineering in assessment, sizing, commitment, enablement of the committed roadmap by developing schedules, risk analysis plans, along with provide governance, alignment and visibility of the end to end operations using agile

As the Release Manager you will own the Release Management life-cycle which includes the following core focus...
  • Scheduling, coordinating and management of releases across various features and offerings for the internal and external roadmap
  • Creating reports/dashboards and executive updates for the projects
  • Driving special projects assigned
  • Preparing documentation for senior executives and align roadmaps with organizational objectives
  • Provide governance, bring alignment and visibility across cross functional teams across tribes

The successful candidate will be tenacious, ambitious, and self-directed with a passion for program management. Sporting a unique blend of strong relationship management and business skills, you will also bring a track record of strong follow-through, project completion, and consistently keeping commitments to your stakeholders. You are a strong leader, able to communicate clearly and compellingly at all levels of the organization.

  • Define the process, outline vision, analyze data, drive performance & quality improvements, create a management system and influence resource allocation for all stages of execution (from product management to delivery)
  • Provide governance for roadmap enablement, bring alignment and visibility across cross functional teams
  • Work closely with product management and engineering teams to build, publish and enable the roadmap to launch new features and capabilities
  • Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
  • Handle multiple contending priorities simultaneously in an exciting environment across internal and external teams as a One Cloud total solution.
  • Owns the lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and management of releases across various applications and offerings
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Go/No Go Reviews
  • Coordinate internal education on new features and products
  • Create key metrics and identify opportunities to make tactical improvements to the process
  • Drive special projects assigned
  • Build and maintain reports/dashboards and compiles executive status updates as assigned
  • Responsible for documentation of processes, managing and tracking process improvements
  • Manage and appropriately escalates: delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes associated to the product development initiatives
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and interact with all levels

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