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Storage Client Technical Sales Specialist (Central Region)

Multiple Cities, Multiple
  • Job Code
    255989BR
Introduction
Client Technical Specialists (CTP) are the technical experts and advisorsto clients, IBM sales teams and/or IBM Business Partners. As a CTP you understand the client's business requirements, technical requirements and/or competitive landscape. Youapply your business insights,build and maintainclient relationships, incorporate hardware, software and services into client-valued solutions and ensure client readiness for the implementation of technical solutions. This is an opportunity to shapethe future for both IBM and its clients.Start your journey now!

Your Role and Responsibilities
We live in an era of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society, and even the workplace by creating professions that didn't exist before the emergence of cognitive computing, cloud, analytics, social, mobile and security. As the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, IBM is a leader in this global transformation and we encourage you to consider being part of this team.

As a consultative, client-facing, technical sales professional, you will be guided by IBM's purpose to be essential to its clients - actively engaging clients to develop the trust and credibility to help them grow their businesses by solving strategic and tactical business problems with IBMs proven cognitive and cloud technology solutions.

We are seeking individuals interested in making an impact in selling IBM's storage portfolio to maintain and grow existing revenue streams and relationships. You must be self-motivated, ready to interact daily with a variety of other smart and highly motivated people, and work in a changing environment where no two days are ever the same. Our Technical Sales Specialists deliver industry centric business solutions to clients of all sizes within the Financial Services industry.

The Storage pre-sales specialist works with Storage Sellers and IBM Business Partners to determine customer requirements, create configurations and proposals, respond to RFP and RFQ's, lead Proof of Concept testing and follow through on sales post installation. You should be very comfortable doing presentations, and at the same time have the ability to apply hands-on skills. You must understand storage technologies, interact with clients to understand their challenges, and be able to position winning solutions.

You'll also be responsible for navigating IBM to identify and acquire critical resources needed to develop the best solution for the client, while applying IBM brand strategies and offerings, methods and models, to ensure world-class design and delivery. Not only do our salespeople sell some of the world's most innovative IT and business solutions (analytics, cognitive solutions, cloud, commerce, internet of things, security, social, systems hardware, systems software or Watson health). they get to interact with clients in a wide array of fields. If this sounds appealing to you, let's talk.

Preferred candidates located in Central Region.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • At least 5 years of experience in Storage Pre-Sales
  • At least 5 years of experience in Storage systems and SAN/NAS technologies
  • At least 5 years of experience in IT Sales, IT Technical Sales, Storage Administration, or Storage Product Evaluation


Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • At least 7 years of experience in IT Storage Solutions Sales
  • At least 1 year of experience in Storage SW
  • Knowledge of IBM and competitive (EMC, NetApp, Hitachi, HP) storage products


About Business Unit
IBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The companys Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBMs global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients growth and innovation.

By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre 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
IBMs 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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  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04

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