21 days old

Iteration Manager

San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Job Code
    248170BR

Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.


Your Role and Responsibilities
As an Iteration Manager, you will be integral to the invention and innovation process. You will be a servant-leader supporting development teams that are creating exciting solutions that change the way both IBMers and IBM clients work. You'll work in a collaborative, welcoming environment where new ideas drive technological transformation through Agile ways of working. We work in small, cross-functional teams with big goals, so you will need to be adaptive, adept at clear communication and a natural leader. We strive to produce scalable solutions, so you will need to understand technical concepts and know how to drive repeatable, detail oriented processes within a team.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead squads using full Agile methodologies and best practices. Backlog and Funnel Management, Iteration Planning, Sprint Execution/Management, Showcase and Retrospective are on a two-week cycle.
  • 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.



Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Above all, we value curiosity, teamwork, and a desire to learn. We are confident that if you possess the right attitude, work ethic, and skill set that you could succeed in the role.
  • Experience coaching teams in effective use of Agile Values & Principles to translate into the appropriate practices, specific to the mission of the team
  • Ability to resolve conflict and facilitate the adoption of higher standards
  • Adept at identifying and removing impediments slowing the Development team down, as well as shielding the team from external interruptions and distractions.
  • Experience assessing squad Agile maturity and coaching teams toward constant self-evaluation and improvement at a sustainable pace.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills - you will need to work with Product Owners and stakeholders to help manage backlog and plan deliverables that add business value
  • Experience working with modern project planning and collaboration tools



Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience facilitating a DevOps team and full deployment automation
  • Exposure to development of cloud-based enterprise systems with a significant number of users
  • Experience and knowledge of team facilitation techniques
  • Experience leading Design Thinking methodology to understand personas and develop great user design
  • Professional Agile Certifications



About Business Unit
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) owns IBMs IT strategy and provides the tools, workstations, devices, and infrastructure that IBMers use to do their jobs every day. Put simply, our mission is to create a productive environment for IBM's 365,000 worldwide employees. Join us as we lead with design to drive simplicity and ease of use, engineering the systems that run the business, and innovating to transform the business.


Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre 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.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.


About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.


Location Statement
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.


Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-09-30 Expires: 2019-10-30

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