Client Technical Storage Specialist
IBM - Leawood, KS

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This is a pre-sales engineer role for IBM storage systems in the Kansas City area. Client Technical Specialists are technical consultants to clients, IBM sales teams and/or IBM Business Partners. They understand the client's business requirements, technical requirements and competitive landscape. They provide technical sales support which may include: collaborate with IBM sales teams to define, design, and detail the technical aspects and feasibility of proposed solutions; deliver Proof of Concept; develop and deliver technical education; support critical situations; design solutions; coordinate installations; and answer technical questions. When engaged for a specific opportunity or project, they are responsible for the technical accuracy of the proposed solution.

Storage Specific Role IT Specialists in this job role will have expertise in one or more storage system technology areas:

High End (Enterprise) disk

virtual storage concepts and products

tape

optical

SAN

NAS

Storage software related to these technologies

Typical examples of job responsibilities are designing proof-of-concept solutions with storage system technology and architecting storage solutions to address client requirements. IT Specialists in this role will apply their technical skills to support the pre-sale and solution implementation of storage hardware and software products, services, and solutions. The Pre-Sale Support includes sizing, designing and configuring solutions to address client requirements. Previous experience with IBM storage products is desired but not required.

Required

High School Diploma/GED

At least 1 year experience in Storage Systems Engineer

Readiness to travel 25% travel annually

English: Fluent

Preferred

Bachelor's Degree

At least 4 years experience in Storage Systems Engineer

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.

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