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IBM Z Software Deployment Manager (f/m/x)


Introduction IBM Z is the the World's most powerful business platform. 68% of enterprise production workloads, 80% of structured enterprise data, and 55% of all enterprise transactions, including


IBM Z is the the World’s most powerful business platform. 68% of enterprise production workloads, 80% of structured enterprise data, and 55% of all enterprise transactions, including more than 50% of the back end transactions generated from mobile enterprise applications run on IBM Z. Successful sales and implementation of our z Software products benefit from services to focused on implementation and deployment.

The IBM Z software Deployment manager leads the team which provides IBM Z software services solutions and is responsible for the Z Software deployment services business worldwide.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Candidate must have a thorough understanding of the customer’s business, goals, strategies, and industry trends and directions. She/he coordinates and contributes to efforts of large, multi-disciplinary teams, working to integrate products and services required to meet the customer’s needs. The role is accountable for business results including meeting client satisfaction, productivity, financial, and other business measurements.

Overall as a manager, the manager will be expected to:

  • Lead by example in all activities. Support change, encourage employees to innovate, evaluate suggestions, and remove obstacles to implementation.
  • Assure employee equity and encourage employee growth and opportunity.
  • Advise and coach employees to help them develop their skills and capabilities to best meet their career desires and current or future business needs.
  • Execute processes for the normal operation of employee programs. Analyze and interpret new situations. Resolve complex problems independently or through the management of others.

Critical Skills required for the role

  • 2+ years’ experience working in a matrixed environment
  • 3+ years’ experience working for an IT company

Preferred Experience / Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience managing a team
  • 2+ years working in consulting or services
  • Familiarity with IBM Z products and offerings

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2+ years’ experience working in a matrixed environment
  • 3+ years’ experience working for an IT company
  • Apply Decision Making Skills; Apply Negotiation Techniques
  • Apply the Practice of Workforce Diversity; Develop Individuals and Teams
  • Lead Change; Manage Delegation of Tasks/Responsibilities
  • Manage in a Matrixed Environment; Manage Performance & Contribution; Manage Resources
  • Support Teamwork & Collaboration; Use Various Leadership Styles
  • Fluent in English, very strong German skills (B2-C1 Level or better)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 1st Line management experience
  • Experience with IBM Systems products and services
  • Familiarity with IBM Z products and offerings

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate – they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

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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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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