Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Software Networking is looking for a hands-on design leader who will work with cross-disciplinary
teams to shape the future of networking and AI offerings. As a design leader, you will work
closely with Design managers, Product managers, and Engineering managers to define
strategies and lead the creation of end-to-end customer experiences. As part of the larger
Security design team you will inspire, mentor and lead excellence in craft for our global
Responsibilities• Evangelize a clear vision of best-in-class designs to senior executives• Responsible for project engagements including deliverables (such as concepts,
wireframes, interactive prototypes, specifications, etc.) engagement agreements and
timelines.• Craft user experiences alongside key product stakeholders to understand and
support product business goals, advocating user centered design industry best
practices, and effectively managing design resources• Translate business requirements to end-user needs and create differentiated design
solutions• Juggle multiple projects while effectively managing timelines and expectations• Coach and mentor a strong team of User Experience professionals• Lead teams in design thinking and agile methodologies• Cultivate a healthy, collaborative, and supportive team culture
Thomas J. Watson said it best: Good design is good business. Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights and effectively communicating that knowledge to others. Designers at IBM work to create experiences that work together, work the same, and work for our clients. Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? If so, read on!
Required Technical and Professional Expertise • Strong understanding of front-end technologies• Passion for emerging technologies and hunger to innovate• Portfolio of previous work must be presented incorporating UI designs and/or sketches that demonstrate an understanding of wireframing, interaction design, visual design, and design best practices• At least 7 years' experience in solving complex user problems through user interface design, creating mock-ups and prototypes (low and high fidelity), as well as
documenting interaction patterns for product UI• Hands-on expertise in use case development, storyboarding, mock-ups and highly interactive prototypes• Open to feedback and knows how and when to defend design choices• Expertise in collaborating with and leading user research• Successful track record leading interdisciplinary teams
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
Experience with identifying AI opportunities via evaluation and applying AI to software products.• Technical aptitude to learn the Network domain• Experience designing enterprise applications• Experience creating clickable prototypes (Adobe Creative Suite & Figma preferred, Sketch & Invision accepted)• Experience with user research• Understand modern design thinking and design trends (including responsiveness and accessibility).• Understand different industries to better gauge how design issues and users can differ across them
High School Diploma/GED
About Business Unit
IBM Software infuses core business operations with intelligence-from machine learning to generative AI-to help make organizations more responsive, productive, and resilient. IBM Software helps clients put AI into action now to create real value with trust, speed, and confidence across digital labor, IT automation, application modernization, security, and sustainability. Critical to this is the ability to make use of all data, because AI is only as good as the data that fuels it. In most organizations data is spread across multiple clouds, on premises, in private datacenters, and at the edge. IBM's AI and data platform scales and accelerates the impact of AI with trusted data, and provides leading capabilities to train, tune and deploy AI across business. IBM's hybrid cloud platform is one of the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security, and operations across hybrid environments-a flexible foundation for leveraging data, wherever it resides, to extend AI deep into a business.
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Other Relevant Job Details
IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to:
- Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being
- Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs
- Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law
- Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals
- Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences
The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job- related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
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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, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
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