As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?
Your Role and Responsibilities
As a DevOps Strategy Consultant, you will work with clients to assess their current software delivery process and co-create the DevOps Transformation Strategy. The DevOps Strategy Consultant identifies opportunities to accelerate and improve strategic outcomes. You will advise clients on how to strategically change their process to be more effective, deploy automation solutions, build DevOps toolchains, adapt their organizational structure, and change the culture for software delivery. In addtion, you will support our client account teams with tailoring solutions and responding to Reqests for Proposals (RFPs) and /or Requests for Information (RFI's).
The DevOps Strategy Consultant will work primarily with account teams and GBS partners/ associate partners to propose new solutions to clients. You will work with client executives and key transformation stakeholders to co-create the DevOps transformation strategy. You will also work closely with other Center of Competency Teams e.g. Cloud, and practice leads for test automation, Agile, security, etc. The DevOps CoC also works closely with the GBS AppOps team, Lab Services, and delivery centers for skilled technical resources and solutions.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
You must have 8 years or more experience in software delivery across all phases of the lifecycle. Hands-on development and testing experience using DevOps tools and principles is a plus. You must also four years of practical experience in both Waterfall and Agile , including activities such as design and readiness reviews, phase gates, sprint planning, and backlog grooming. You should be certified as an IT Specialist, Architect, or Consultant at either the Expert or Thought Leader level. You should possess excellent communication skills, and be comfortable with presenting to both IT professionals as well as senior executives.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Preferred experience include: Platform - packaged software delivery such as SAP, Java/ .NET, mainframe development. Technology/ tools - Chef, Ansible, Jenkins, DevOps, Cloud computing, Security, Automation, Containers, Robotics, Analytics/ AI
About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you're 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.
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