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IBM has business units and divisions that cover everything from IT support to HR consulting. From large scale IT infrastructure outsourcing to research & development, whatever you want, it's here.

Business divisions


As the world's largest consulting organisation, IBM Global Business Services (GBS) partners with our clients to create and implement change that matters. Our business diversity offers access to resources that you won't find anywhere else:

From the business insight of strategy consulting and technical prowess of application services to business analytics and optimization, the opportunities are nearly limitless as a consultant at IBM.


Global Technology Services (GTS) offers end-to-end IT consulting and business services supported by an unparalleled global delivery network. At GTS, we provide our clients with innovative technology solutions that help them to improve their business processes and in turn, profitability.


Through the management of our clients' IT environment, we improve, enhance and transform their business, creating significant cost and performance efficiencies. From data centre to desktop, network to help desk, our 3,800 strong team delivers solutions for today that prepare businesses for tomorrow, helping our clients become more responsive, resilient, variable and focused.


ITS helps its clients maximise their technology strengths by delivering a set of global infrastructure and systems management services that range from assessment, strategy and design, to implementation and operational services.

ITS offers solutions that include planning, design, procurement, installation and relocation and migration services for the IBM eServer range as sell as software such as MQ Series, WebSphere and Linux just to name a few. Working with organisations of all sizes, in all industries, ITS is dedicated to providing integrated technical solutions that are innovative, concise and of the highest quality.


Providing technical maintenance and support, our TSS specialists help enhance the availability of business' IT environments. Whether their clients' infrastructure is IBM technology-based or built on hardware or software from different vendors, TSS can help simplify and optimise complex IT frameworks by providing basic problem fixes and proactive, end-to-end direct access support.


IBM's Software Group has the dominant market share in groupware products, enterprise messaging, transaction processing and enterprise systems management.

It takes powerful software to create and sustain an e-business and it's not the kind you can buy off the shelf; but it is what IBM Software delivers its customers every day - and that's what has made us the leader in our field.

Within IBM's Software Group lie five key product areas: Lotus Corporation, Tivoli, Rational, WebSphere and Information Management.


The IBM Australia Development Lab (ADL) develops and supports IBM software products. The Lab has skilled technical teams in locations around Australia engaged in every facet of software product development, services and support. Their creative talent continue to be a driving force in bringing new products to market.

If software is your passion, then you should be excited by the range of opportunities offered by ADL - developing products and solutions for leading IBM software brands, from legacy operating systems to open source software.


Our worldwide network of IBM solutions and services professionals translates advanced technologies into business value for our customers. It's the goal of IBM's Sales and Distribution division to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics.


Commonly identified as the hardware division of IBM, Systems and Technology Group (STG) uses hardware products alongside software and services to develop smarter computing solutions for clients.

From consumer electronics to supercomputers, IBM technology is in nearly every type of electronic device. With a portfolio that includes Mainframe, UNIX and 'x86 Servers, Storage, Networking, System Software and Integrated solutions STG leverages hardware and software technologies to transform the way people interact with each other and the IT environment that supports them.


Marketing's mission is to increase the IBM brand value in order to achieve business objectives.

We anticipate and assess marketplace opportunities, then develop and implement strategies and measurable plans that drive differentiated, customer - relevant offerings.

These are always supported by optimal routes-to-market, technical support, integrated marketing communications, processes and tools.


Our accounting team is responsible for all our accounting support, management reporting and financial analysis. In pursuing a finance/accounting career with us, you're likely to gain experience in: revenue/cost matching, reconciliation, performance analysis, management reporting, journal entry and process improvement.

Business Unit Types of Roles Preferred Degrees
Global Technology Services (GTS)

2 x 6 month rotation (1 year)
-Project coordinator
(non-technical/technical students)

-Business operations
(predominantly non-technical)

-IT Specialist
Bachelor/Masters in:
Engineering (electrical/electronic/mechanical/software/chemical), Business Information System, Business, Commerce, Computer Science, Mathematics, Science

Global Business Services (GBS)

4 x 6 month rotations (2 years)
-Technical consultant

-Non-technical consultant
Bachelor/Masters in:
Business Information Systems, Engineering (electrical/electronic/mechanical/software/chemical), Business, Commerce, Information Technology, Mathematics, Science
Australian Development Labs (ADL)

12 months
-Software Engineer
Bachelor/Masters in:
Engineering (electrical/electronic/mechanical/software/chemical), Science, Information Technology, Computer Science

*This does not mean that degrees outside this area will not be considered