At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team’s 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
START AND END DATES FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ARE DURING SUMMER 2021 (3 months)
The IBM Cognitive Applications team is seeking innovative and enthusiastic Software Development Project Manager interns to join our team building the next generation multi-cloud marketplace platform. If you love working with cutting edge technologies, dynamic and high performing teams, then this is the right next step in advancing your career. You will be challenged to design and develop cloud applications and services leveraging a wide variety of open source, machine learning, and commercial technologies aimed at dramatically expanding the reach of the IBM Cloud to millions of enterprise developers. Our focus on delivering performance and predictability for our customers’ most demanding workloads, at global scale and with leadership, efficiency, resiliency and security is the cornerstone of our development model and will result in maintaining IBM’s leadership position for years to come. “We build it. We ship it. We own it.”
As a Project Manager intern on the engineering team, you will play a pivotal role in helping manage project aspects related to the IBM engineering team, our partners, and our end customers. You will also assist in working across teams to manage resources and interdependencies as required. You will be tasked with challenging and novel situations every day and coordinating high profile projects across multiple teams. You will have the opportunity to interface with a wide variety of other technology teams across IBM as well as high visibility customers.
Candidates should be willing to roll up their sleeves and collaborate on the definition and set-up work required and have a high level of ownership and accountability throughout the entire project life cycle. You will work with Senior Project Managers, following all processes utilizing an agile methodology.
Your responsibilities will include assisting with the following:
· Program Management and Accountability
· Resource Staffing Plans
· Schedule management
· Communication Plan
· Coordination with other teams.
· Leading daily scrums, or regular scrum of scrum meetings
· Managing customer/partner requirements and challenges.
· Risk Management and Mitigation
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
· Working knowledge of project management principals, including scope analysis, commitment and dependency tracking, issue management, and risk mitigation
· Agile development methodologies employing CI/CD
· Experience with Github
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
· Working knowledge of Cloud Architecture and Design
· Working knowledge of SaaS release methodologies
· PMP Certification in progress
About Business Unit
At IBM Cognitive Applications, we build open applications that unlock the power of data for clients, partners, and developers. Running on top of IBM’s unique Hybrid, Multi-cloud and AI infrastructures, these applications work across horizontal domains and bring our technology to life for end users. Cognitive Applications unit includes: AI Applications, Blockchain, Cloud Ecosystem, Digital Growth and Commerce, Talent Management Solutions, Watson Advertising and Weather.
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IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
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