Global Cloud Deployment Program Manager

Bethesda, MD
Mar 14, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Full Time
The WW Cloud Deployment Program Manager will join the Watson & Cloud Platform team to be responsible for deployment of next generation IBM Cloud platform projects. The Cloud Deployment PM will provide all necessary program management and technical leadership, leading and coordinating with multiple stakeholders across the W&CP (Watson, IOT, Bluemix, Genesis, etc) to ensure the project goals and time lines are achieved as planned. The Cloud Deployment Project Manager will closely coordinate efforts between Engineering, Offering Management, Operations, Customer Support and the CISO office, and will ultimately own the success of the deployment projects. Responsibilities Work with key stakeholders to initiate project plans for new deployments, and identify critical dependencies and risks Work with OM, Operations, Engineering organizations to plan and obtain resources necessary for implementation of the deployment Organize day to day tracking of the deployment activities, manage risks and dependencies, eliminate blockers and manage changes in the scope and schedule. Drive projects to success while taking accountability for the outcome and overcoming challenges and obstacles in the processMinimum 10+ years of project management experience and 4+ years of experience in Cloud (implementing and managing Cloud deployments) Experience managing Cloud deployment projects and the excellent knowledge of the infrastructure/services which they are built on (WAN backbone, virtual network, virtual compute, virtual storage and security services etc..) Experience managing Cloud projects in the areas of data center transformation, cloud migrations, disaster recover, applications migrations, etc. Ability to effectively address and resolve ambiguity Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, especially the ability to communicate to all levels of corporate enterprise personnel from technologist to CTO Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to manage diverse stakeholders at all levels of the organization in a fast paced and pressurized environment. Must have good interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with co-workers within and across departments, time zones and cultures. PMP certified. Join us at this phenomenal moment in time and for the opportunity to work at the center of the new era of technology! Required Technical and Professional Expertise At least 10+ years with the following experience: * Agile development and delivery in technical environments * Developing or delivering in a cloud environment * Leading technical teams * Readiness to travel 75% travel annually Preferred Tech and Prof Experience * Master's Degree * PMP Certified * Management or Technical Leadership experience in Software Delivery/Development environment * Project Management * Delivery Management * Managing Contract Financials and Client Relationships * Leadership and Team Management

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