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GBS Cloud Application Innovation Consultant

  • Country:US
  • State:TX
  • City:COPPELL
  • Category:Technical Specialist
  • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Position Type:Early Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:119662BR
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Job Description
As an Entry-level Consultant, you will have the opportunity to join IBM’s Cloud Application Innovation business consulting team. IBM has a world class leadership and development program designed to groom top talent entry-level consultants into tomorrow’s leaders.

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) consultants help organizations fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent operations for great efficiency and transform entire enterprises through the use of cognitive. This is possible by taking advantage of IBM’s global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise.

We are looking for enthusiastic and digitally savvy candidates with the skills, creativity and passion to solve some of society’s most complex problems with your innovative thinking and ideas. We seek the best and brightest from all walks of life – from business to engineering, communications to computer science, analytics to application development, and everything in between.

IBM is focused on providing you with a breadth of experiences that will help you grow and transform your consulting career with breadth and depth to remain agile in an ever-changing technological world. By providing you with a variety of project and role experiences and focused skills development opportunities, our consultants are prepared to successfully launch and accelerate their careers. New digital technologies along with cloud, mobile, analytics and cognitive computing are changing how we engage and work with one another. We target high performers and provide focused training, one-on-one mentoring, and career guidance to help you gain the expertise and know-how that you need to become future partners and executives.

Join IBM and become part of something special:
  • An elite leadership development program, unmatched in the marketplace
  • Be part of a unique community connected with peers, project teams and other practitioners and leaders
  • Foster your collaboration and teaming skills with globally accessible teams
  • Develop a specialized skill set through experiential learning and a tailored education path
  • Experience a variety of roles and projects, as well as peer-led initiatives
  • Benefit from customized career planning and mentoring
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited 4-year institution coupled with internship/work and/or project experience which will provide the business, analytical, and technical acumen that translates to an entry level consulting role.

Attributes (Personal Characteristics)
  • Professional Maturity
  • Energetic, Enthusiastic, and Resourceful
  • Embrace Emerging Technology
  • Innovative, Critical Thinker
  • Client focused

  • Willingness and ability to travel 4 days a week (home on weekends – based on project requirements) but up to 100% travel if business and client needs require
  • Demonstrated programming skills and experience with the following:
    • Programming Languages (at least one): Java, C++, Python, Scala, Node
    • Big Data Ecosystems: Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Cassandra etc.)
    • Cloud technologies / providers (at least one): AWS, Docker, IBM Bluemix, Pivotal, other
  • Familiarity with web services, REST, web architectures, microservices style design and common integration patterns
  • Experience and/or course work in front-end web development and mobile highly desired
  • Experience with open technologies and multiple open source frameworks highly desired
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Experience with database structures and design
  • Ability to thrive in an ever changing, technology based consulting environment
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to adapt, with willingness to readily take ownership of tasks and problems, which often extend beyond initial scope of responsibility
  • Thorough and analytical, with capability to apply logic to solve problems
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus in an environment with conflicting demands
  • Drive to overcome the most challenging or difficult obstacles and look for ways to improve results
  • Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and work effectively with individuals, strengthening relationships to achieve win-win solutions
  • Ability to communicate complex situations clearly and simply by listening actively and conveying difficult messages in a positive manner
  • A passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view
  • Experience with working on customer platforms, mobile and other customer focused projects desired but not required

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Demonstrated programming skills and experience with the following:
  • Programming Languages (at least one): Java, C++, Python, Scala, Node
  • Big Data Ecosystems: Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL databases (MongDB, Cassandra etc.)
  • Cloud technologies / providers (at least one): AWS, Docker, IBM Bluemix, Pivotal, other

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

A minimum GPA of 3.2 is a preferred qualification of this position.

Preferred Majors:
Computer Science, Electrical Engineer, Mathematics, Statistics

EO Statement
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.

Preferred Education: None Commissionable: No
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