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Client Technical Solutioner : Hybrid Cloud Services - Distributed

London, England EC1A 4
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Hybrid Cloud Services Client Technical Solutioners provide Hybrid Cloud Services solution recommendations and costs for their clients applying their broad technical skills, industry knowledge and business acumen expertise for consulting engagements, project services and managed services. These recommendations leverage Red Hat technologies (focusing on Red Hat Linux Platforms, Virtualisation Platform and Cloud Computing products), IBM technologies, reference architectures and technical work products from GTS's portfolio to solve the client's business challenges and client deliver value, while ensuring technical viability and project profitability. Once the Client Technical Solutioner has produced the solution it must be fully costed and accepted by the IBM delivery organisation. The documentation and costs are then used to build the proposal and price for submission to the Client. The Client Technical Solutioner is often called on to engage in data gathering and solution presentation/contract negotiation discussions with the Client, making good client-facing communication and presentation skills a critical requirement. Upon closure of a project, the Client Technical Solutioner is expected to participant in handover to transition/delivery teams, and take part in lessons learnt processes.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years experience. Applicants must have knowledge of, and an ability to develop solutions using, Red Hat technologies, including: Red Hat Linux Platforms (RHEL, Satellite, OpenStack), Storage, Red Hat Virtualisation and Red Hat Cloud Computing and Container Platforms (including OpenShift). Applicants must also have Customer facing technical selling experience, and strong Interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate across organisations and levels.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
It is preferred for applicants to have experience working in pre-sales solutioning and costing environment, along with knowledge of, and an ability to develop solutions using, VMware virtualisation platform. It is additionally desirable for applicants to have knowledge of broader midrange technologies such as Middleware, Database, Cloud Infrastructure, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Cloud Suite and Red Hat Ansible.

It is additionally preferred for applicants to have:
- Up to 10 years of overall work experience with at least 5 years in a services solution environment
- Awareness of technical solution design and cost development methodologies.
- Experience with leading and managing remote culturally diverse teams
- In-depth knowledge of leading-edge products and technology in conjunction with industry and business results.
- Prior experience in leading delivery team for large clients and driving transformation
- Strong negotiation and collaboration skills

About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking.If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS isthe place for you!

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.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-09-24 Expires: 2019-10-24

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