IBM Engagement Leader in CALGARY, Alberta

Job Description

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IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities.

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Role description:

IBM has an immediate requirement for an Engagement Leader to lead the definition and interpretation of business problems, assessment of potential solutions leveraging advanced analytics, and the implementation to realize business value.

Responsibilities & Qualifications :

  • Lead teams of 5-7 consultants, including data scientists, industry subject matter experts, and ML engineers to build breakthrough applications and use-cases

  • Apply practical experience of the advanced analytics methods (e.g. CRISP-DM) from problem definition to modelling and implementation

  • Deep industry expertise in verticals such as: Oil & Gas, Mining & Natural Resources, Financial Services

  • Effectively communicate complex ideas and tell stories using data visualization (knowledge of Plotly, Tableau and other dataviz platforms is a plus)

  • Keep the program focused on value realization to help realize expected business benefits

  • Lead detailed analysis, formulate & test appropriate hypotheses and prepare fact-based recommendations that demonstrate the necessary justification for advanced analytics investment and changes to processes, practices and policies

  • Play a key role in project activities and deliverables that require collaboration and communication with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

  • Effective writing skills reaching into both technical and business topics

  • Provide guidance and clarification / support to the solution delivery team regarding the business requirements.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• University degree from a top-tier program with between four and eight years of relevant work experience

• Experience in Analytics & Advanced Analytics that demonstrates an ability to meaningfully apply CRISP DM

• Experience in gathering & documenting business requirements

• Experience in cost estimation and financial analysis

• Facilitation skills

• Strong analytical skills

• Effective communication / presentation skills

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

• University degree from a top-tier program with between six or more years of relevant work experience

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.