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Watson Architect

دبي, DUBAI
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As anIBM Application Architect, you directlyhelp clients transformtheir businessandsolve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Ready to change the way the world works? IBM Watson uses AI and cognitive computing to tackle some of humanity's most challenging problems - like revolutionizing how doctors research cancer or transforming how businesses engage with customers. We have an exciting opportunity for a Watson Technical Architect in Data & AI to help usher in the new era of AI.

As a Watson Technical Architect, you will be selling solutions that will support the next era of cognitive computing. IBM Data&AI has a strong pipeline of opportunities and is looking for passionate and motivated Technical Architect to help our clients take the AI journey with Watson and other Data&AI solutions.

The Watson Technical Architect will:

  • Work with the most influential enterprises in the MEA region to transform business operations with AI solutions.
  • Leverage in-depth knowledge, experience and insight to address client's business issues (which may include client, industry or technology related pressures) with Watson solutions that improve the client's return on investment.
  • Support and execute the sales process with in-depth sales, organizational, business and professional skills.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of the selected business solution, the IBM capabilities that surround this solution and the value the solution can bring to our clients business issues.
  • Team with client sales team, providing technical sales support on Watson offerings in line with client needs.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to line of business executives as well as customer IT departments.
  • Provide feedback from customers to Product Marketing, Product Management, and Product Development.
  • Engage additional resources as needed to support the sale.
  • Understand unstructured data solutions, with preferred specific expertise in search and unstructured analytics.

Key soft skills
  • Ability to articulate the value of IBM's Data&AI Portfolio
  • Ability to understand market dynamics of the AI space to lead competitive positioning from a technical and economical perspective.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the economics behind capital purchases and tradeoffs of on-premise and cloud-based software solutions.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, discipline, with attention to detail and ability to balance multiple tasks.
  • Competitive self-starter with a sense of urgency.
  • Interact with corporate-level executives .
  • Objection handling skills.
  • Understand prospect insiders and how competition sells to the account. Develop insights from this and from public sources.
  • Stay ahead and on top of all new product features and fixes.
  • Provide technical consultation and education to the Sales team and Business Partners by keeping them apprised on new product information.

Key technical skills
  • Experience with Watson services and solutions: Watson Services, Watson Assistant, Watson Discovery, Watson Explorer, Watson NL Understanding, Watson Compare&Comply, etc.
  • Experience with core enabling technologies: Open Source, ML, Deep Learning, Databases, networking, Unix, Linux, Windows operating systems.
  • Knowledge in IBM AI Platform and Data Science space: Cloud Pak for Data, SPSS, Decision Optimization, R and Python programming, etc.
  • Experience with data integration and governance solutions, including but not limited to IBM Information Server, Informatica, Oracle, Talend, Ab Initio.
  • Knowledge of in the Open Source space: Apache Hadoop, etc.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Math, or Technical Orientation.
  • Readiness to travel up to 25% of time annually.
  • English: Fluent.
  • At least 5 years experience in Data Science & Business Analytics area and hands-on engineering or field technical sales experience.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Same as above

About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our clients data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

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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Posted: 2019-10-29 Expires: 2019-11-28

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