IBM Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Build Lead in BATON ROUGE, Louisiana

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries. Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM. As a Microsoft ALM Build Lead you will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, application design, and management to leading commercial and public sector organizations in 17 industries. The successful Microsoft ALM Build Lead candidate will have the ability to analyze and interpret business processes and requirements, translate business requirements into well architected solutions that best leverage ALM in Dynamics environments, and lead technical design sessions and develop detailed technical solution documentation that is aligned with current business objectives and existing applications. This role is also responsible for technical management of a team engaged in development/support of Microsoft applications and encourages groups to work together and takes responsibility for team building to optimize performance by working with other Team Leaders, planning and managing resources to provide correct levels of cover. Successful candidates for this position will work onsite at the IBM Client Innovation Center in Baton Rouge. The IBM Client Innovation Center is an in-bound delivery model where we support our clients from our Monroe center. However, some travel is expected and all candidates must be willing and able to travel to meet our client needs across the US. Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and training at the client site (Monday thru Friday). You are expected to travel up to 50% of the time. This is a traditional office position. You must live in, or be willing to relocate to, Louisiana. The work location is 100 North Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802. This is not a work from home position. BENEFITS Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population. CAREER GROWTH Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through: Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skillsFinding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirationsDiversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role. CORPORATE CITIZENSHIPWith an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

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  • 6+ years experience in Microsoft ALM, TFS, .Net technologies, MS SQL, ALM, Powershell, MS build experience

  • 6+ years of MS SQL RDBMS query languages

  • 2+ years experience in MS Dynamics (preferably CRM) projects working on the deployment, configuration, customization and integration in enterprise environments.

  • Experience working with external clients in a consulting fashion

GIC- Baton Rouge

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