Head of Technology and Delivery for IBM Pathway Signal Management Job at IBM – London


As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You’ll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?

Your Role and Responsibilities

Purpose of Role

We are looking for an IT Leader who is equally happy devising Technology strategy as they are rolling their sleeves up to solve technical issues to ensure delivery is met. The Head of Technology and Delivery role is a newly created position to work across the business at all levels to build a first-class technology environment, an exceptional IT service for users, and continually secure their valuable data. Given the size of the team, it is imperative that the incoming Head of Technology and Delivery comes from a strong hands-on IT background and has remained involved at a technical level to date in their career.

You will have a successful track record of technical delivery using best practice and appropriate solution architectures. A background in healthcare application development is desirable.

For the right candidate it will be a great opportunity to be involved in and ultimately lead the end-to-end product development life cycles- from ideation through to discovery, launch and expansion of new offerings and features.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a start up within IBM which is invested both emotionally and financially to create a truly exceptional technology environment for our customers. It would be well suited to a Head of IT / Technology/Head of IT Delivery from a small to medium sized business who is looking for a company which will give them autonomy to deliver technology excellence, or a technically strong divisional Head of / Manager in a large business who wants to step in to a #1 position with full accountability for Technology and Delivery.

The Immediate Agenda

  • Fully understanding business operations to then create, implement and execute a cohesive Technology strategy which will enable the business objectives
  • Create a positive relationship between users and Technology through immediate IT service improvements and consistent communication of the ongoing Technology strategy.
  • Work with the internal stakeholders to understand and then own the current technology stack.
  • Review the current Information Security posture.
  • Implement a project governance process for how requirements are assessed, approved, implemented and (most importantly) adopted.
  • Collaborate with a team of experts in research, machine learning/deep learning, software development, healthcare business analysts, as well as clinicians to support AI development and deployment
  • Contribute to an evolving team with a growth mindset, creating clarity and influencing the team strategy

Given that these are the key priorities, the core requirement is to identify a hands on candidate who can evidence a track-record delivering these initiatives successfully and are motivated to really make a difference in a business which is fully invested in creating a first-class Technology environment.

** Position available in the following IBM locations: Hursley, London, Warwick, Manchester, Chelmsford (Client travel expected UK wide).**

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Passion for healthcare and improving patients’ outcomes.

Experience in a highly innovative and fast paced environment

Strong programming skills in at least one language (Python and Java script) a solid background in algorithms, data structures and solving impactful technical problems at scale.

Hands on experience of the following:

  • Deep knowledge and experience of deploying, securing and operating services hosted in Public Cloud
  • Kubernetes
  • Networking
  • Cloud security operations
  • Devsecops
  • Creation and maintenance of data models
  • SQL development and administration
  • Data virtualisation development (client dashboard creation)
  • Knowledge and experience with Machine Learning models including Deep Learning.

Degree equivalent in Computer Science or related fields.

Excellent communication skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Create and maintain fully automated CI/CD build processes
  • Write build and deployment scripts for kubernetes based applications
  • Working with clinical data and clinical language
  • ITIL
  • Experience of working with the following products:
  • IBM Public Cloud
  • Red Hat Open Shift
  • Portworx
  • IBM DB2
  • IBM Data Virtualisation
  • IBM Watson Knowledge Catalogue
  • IBM Cognos

Technical team leadership

About Business UnitIBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

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