Cognitive Solutions – Iteration Manager

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    2 months ago
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    Computer Hardware


Do you like working with business impactful data warehouse applications, designing and building solutions that are scalable, flexible yet practical for the business opportunities at hand?

If yes, this is your chance to develop innovative technology products, as well as enhance your career, with the world’s second largest software-maker. Hone your expertise alongside fellow talented professionals, where you’ll develop and support some of the most exciting software solutions.

If you’re interested in making an impact by delivering high-quality, innovative data-centric user experiences – we want to hear from you! If you strive to be on a team that produces enterprise-grade code, is passionate about great design, and insists on delivering exceptional user experiences – this is the place for you!

**Your Role and Responsibilities**

**Proven success with evolving and competing objectives and possess a mastery of project management tools.**

**Develops and maintains project roadmaps, detail project plans, weekly status updates, provides problem resolution and stakeholder management.**

+ Lead squads using full Agile methodologies and best practices.

+ Backlog and funnel management, iteration planning and execution, showcase and retrospective.

+ Analyze impact of business requirements to develop epics, features and story details across squads

+ Focus on continuous improvement, innovation/automation, increased velocity to deliver.

+ Demonstrated organization and communication skills, especially with management and executives.

Adept at identifying and removing impediments slowing the development team down, as well as shielding the team from external interruptions and distractions

**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**

+ 3+ yrs experience hands-on Iteration Manager

+ 3+ yrs technical background experience

+ Some experience with relational databases and SQL

+ Able to solicit and drive prioritization

+ Communicate/drive visibility to work in progress

+ Ability to articulate/provide feedback when working with offerings

+ Needs to understand the cost/value of issues/solutions

+ Experience with stakeholder management and communication

**Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise**

+ Agile planning tools such as Trello, ZenHub, Jira, Pivotal Tracker, etc.

+ Communicating information with executive-level stakeholders

+ Ability to work with ambiguous data and relate it to the big-picture

**About Business Unit**

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**About IBM**

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**Location Statement**

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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