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Restart Your Technical Career – IBM CIC


Introduction Employment Duration: 6 months Hire Type: Fixed Term Contract (60% to 100%) Contractual Base Location: Leicester or Hursley The Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is an innovative and ex

Employment Duration: 6 months
Hire Type: Fixed Term Contract (60% to 100%)
Contractual Base Location: Leicester or Hursley

The Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is an innovative and exciting part of IBM. A fast-paced and dynamic business built to deliver high-value technical services to world renowned clients. Our employees work in a consultancy environment on a variety of exciting projects across a range of sectors. Every project has its own unique working environment – enabling you to build your experience, skillset, and network. Are you ready to work in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems?

We understand that re-joining employment after a career break can be nerve-racking and difficult. That is why we have introduced the tech re-entry programme to enable talented individuals like you the opportunity to re-start your career. The tech re-entry programme will provide opportunities to update your skills, access to the latest tools and technologies and work alongside multi-disciplinary teams to hone expertise and deliver on client-critical solutions. Over the six-month programme, your expertise will be updated, skills developed, and new relationships forged.

So why join the programme?

  • The program offers flexibility and ease of transition from your career break to getting back to the workforce
  • A community of like-minded re-joiners will support you as you restart your journey together
  • You will have the opportunity to update your skills and expertise as you work on real projects with real impact
  • A dedicated mentor will help you get up to speed with the environment and new technology
  • The re-entry experience could lead to full time employment at IBM CIC after you complete the programme

Your Role and Responsibilities
Working with multi-disciplinary teams will enable you to deliver client-critical solutions.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
The role is suitable for someone who has previously worked within the IT sector and is looking to return after a career break of at least a year.
We are ideally looking for people that have previous experience in one of the following areas: Project Management, Business Analysis, Front-end or Back-end Development, Testing, or Technical Support.

You should also have the following skills and personal attributes:

  • Growth mindset – commitment to learning and development
  • Problem solving – ability to remain calm and positive to resolve problems
  • Innovation – ability to think outside of the box
  • Responsibility to others – ability to work closely with others, to offer support and share knowledge

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

About Business UnitIBM 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.

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About IBMIBM’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.

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