IBM Australia Limited: The company


IBM Australia Limited has a 79 year history and is a market leader in exporting services, human capital and software to the Asia Pacific region. The company is headquartered in St. Leonards, New South Wales. Its parent company, IBM (International Business Machines Corporation), is a global technology services and consulting company employing more than 425,000 professionals in offices across more than 200 countries. The company has headquarters in Armonk, New York.

Every year, IBM creates new consulting jobs in Australia by investing in research and development in the region, and is considered an employer of choice and industry leader when it comes to employment practices.

Jobs at IBM Australia


IBM consultants provide support and create solutions for their clients, integrate hardware, software and IT services to help the clients' businesses run more efficiently and compete on the global market.

Technical career paths at IBM include consulting, project management and IT architecture. Consulting career paths at IBM are divided into several disciplines: Application Management Services, Business Process Design, Business Strategy, IT Infrastructure Consulting, Package Solution Integration, and Technology Integration.

There are few companies that offer exposure to the level of expertise in IT and technology consulting, as well as to cutting edge technology, that IBM does. IBM recruits consultants, technology innovators, engineers and technicians who are interested in working as industry leaders at IBM's Global Business Services. Other than top-notch opportunities, performance-based bonuses, work-life initiatives, and high profile clients, IBM offers new consultants a lot of job training. IBM employees take advantage of over 60 hours of training a year on average.

The career progression path for technical IT professionals goes from Entry IT Specialist to Advisory IT Specialist and Senior IT Specialist, then to Consulting IT Specialist and Senior Consulting IT Specialist, and finally to leadership positions after getting appointed as a Distingushed Engineer (DE).

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History


IBM was founded under the name Computing Tabulating Recording Corporation (CTR) after a merger of four companies in Endicott, New York, in 1911. The companies in question were the International Time Recording Company, the Tabulating Machine Company, the Computing Scale Corporation and the Bundy Manufacturing Company. In 1924, CTR was renamed to International Business Machines (IBM).

In 2011, Fortune ranked IBM as the 7th most profitable firm in the U.S. and Forbes ranked it the 31st largest firm in the world. Fortune also ranked IBM as the #1 company for leaders.
As of September 2011, IBM is the second largest publicly traded technology firm globally by market capitalization.

IBM holds more patents than any other technology company based in the U.S. and the company's employees have won five Nobel Prizes, nine National Medals of Technology and four Turing Awards among other prizes. Inventions that have come out of IBM include the ATM, the magnetic stripe card, the hard disk drive and the floppy disk.