IBM Global Business Services

Consulting opportunities for MBA and Advanced
Degree candidates


Business Analytics & Optimization (BAO) consulting opportunities for Advanced Degree candidates

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is looking for people who have the skills, creativity and passion to help us take on some of the world’s toughest and most rewarding problems. A smarter planet needs agile, intelligent, innovative, and broad-minded leaders. We are looking for candidates like you with a strong base of technical skills and experience working with data analytics to join our Business Analytics and Optimization (BAO) Team.

BAO Career Opportunities

We offer exceptional consulting opportunities to work with some of the best and the brightest. Business Analytics & Optimization Consultants (BAO) consultants work as members of engagement teams, often at client sites to bring value to our clients, combining sophisticated analytics with market-leading global solutions, deep industry insight & business consulting expertise. Our practice consists of the following areas:

Advanced Analytics - Optimization (AAO) - Responsible for successful delivery of BAO Advanced Analytics solutions and services in a client consulting environment; experience in optimization (linear, mixed integer, constraint programming), simulation, and/or predictive analytics using AAO tools, such as ILOG CPLEX, SAS or SPSS. Define key business problems to be solved; formulate mathematical approaches and gather data to solve those problems, develop, analyze/draw conclusions, test solutions and present to client. Enhance performance by applying advanced mathematical modeling, simulation, data analytics and optimization techniques.

Big Data - Provide business insights to IBM clients through innovative solutions and services for both structured and unstructured data. If your expertise is working with structured data; apply methods, techniques & technologies that address data architecture, extraction, transformation, movement, storage, integration and governance of data. If your expertise is working with unstructured data; ability to apply semantic correlation, ontology and text analytics techniques and systems to analyze non-structured data and identify critical insights for overall business analytics across various domains.

Business Intelligence - Performance Management (BIPM) - Develop Business Intelligence and/or Performance Management reporting solutions for IBM clients using Cognos to translate business and IT requirements into process or technical solutions (i.e. forecasts/plans/metrics) and improve insight/decision-making for clients to gain a competitive advantage. Work with clients to determine functional report requirements, write functional specifications based on user specifications, develop reports, customize and test reports using reporting tools; collecting requirements to use to design, build, test and develop reports, score cards and dashboards.



What will you do as a Business Analytics & Optimization Consultant Intern?

We offer exceptional consulting opportunities to work with some of the brightest minds in the business in the Business Analytics and Optimization (BAO) practice, specifically in the areas of – Advanced Analytics & Optimization, Business Intelligence & Performance Management, and Big Data. Our consultants work as members of engagement teams, often at client sites, to bring value to our clients. You’ll join a team that combines sophisticated data analytics with market-leading global solutions, deep industry insight and business consulting expertise.

What does an IBM Consultant Internship offer?

What we look for

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