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IBM Energy Utility Network Operations - Managing Consultant in St Louis, Missouri

Introduction

IBM’s Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBM’s market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!

Your Role and Responsibilities

The world is getting smarter, triggering unprecedented change. IBM's unparalleled ability to bring together deep business insight, advanced research, analytics, and technology enables IBM Global Business Services to help position its clients for the future. We leverage the proven roadmaps and frameworks that have been developed across 17 industries and the unique combination of skills and experiences of our teams in over 170 countries - unmatched capabilities. When you join IBM, you'll partner with our clients and utilize all of these capabilities to deliver real business value.

As a member of the world's leading and largest consulting organization, you'll tap into resources that only a global leader like IBM can provide: access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals; unparalleled career opportunities; ongoing training and education that you'll need to succeed; and work on some of the most interesting projects on the planet, helping everyone from organizations to local governments, work smarter.

The Utility Operations Consultant for the Energy & Utility (E&U) Global Center of Competence (CoC) is expected to work with local account teams, apply specific experience to building solutions for clients, and apply specific knowledge of electricity distribution operations and asset management experience. This person will support IBM solutioning activities by providing input for presentations and proposals, work with local account teams to build and lead internal communities of IBM industry practitioners and lead or contribute to the creation of IBM’s point of view on specific network operations, smart grid and transmission and distribution topics. In this role the consultant will work directly with project teams on solution delivery, define, develop and use repeatable GBS industry solutions and transfer knowledge to local IBM teams through training and side-by-side engagement work.

Qualified candidates will have specific skills and experience in one or more aspects of distribution management, outage management, enterprise asset management, grid analytics, geospatial information systems, and mobile workforce management with a demonstrated ability to remain at the leading edge of utility and technology advancements.

Since the majority of our consulting work is done at our client sites, this position requires global and local travel (60-70% or more).

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years experience in one or more aspects of distribution management, outage management, enterprise asset management, grid analytics, utility geographical information systems, and mobile workforce management.

  • At least 5 years experience in managing network operations professionals to identify and implement technical solutions to improve network performance and operations

  • At least 5 years experience in professional business communication, including oral presentations, written documents, and PowerPoint presentations.

  • At least 5 years experience in the ability to gather and share information, connect people and build internal communities in a large organization.

  • At least 5 years experience in the Energy and Utilities industry gained through employment with a utility company and /or consulting, software or other services to the industry

  • Strong Knowledge of the Energy and Utilities industry.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 6 years experience in one or more aspects of distribution management, outage management, enterprise asset management, utility geographical information systems, grid analytics, and mobile workforce management.

  • At least 5 years experience in management consulting for a consulting and/or professional services firm(s).

  • At least 5 years experience in professional business communication, including oral presentations, written documents, and PowerPoint presentations.

  • At least 10 years experience in network operations role

  • At least 10 years experience in the ability to gather and share information, connect people and build internal communities in a large organization.

  • Knowledge of another language.

  • At least 10 years experience in the Energy and Utilities industry gained through employment with a utility company and /or consulting, software or other services to the industry.

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

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.

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