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Storage Technical Sales Representative

IBM

Introduction Client Technical Specialists (CTP) are the technical experts and advisors to clients, IBM sales teams and/or IBM Business Partners. As a CTP you understand the client's business requ

Introduction

Client Technical Specialists (CTP) are the technical experts and advisors to 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. You apply your business insights, build and maintain client 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 shape the future for both IBM and its clients. Start your journey now!

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking individuals interested in making an impact in selling IBM’s storage portfolio to maintain and grow existing revenue streams and relationships. Strong interpersonal skills are required. You must be self-motivated, driven to win sales opportunities, and ready to interact daily with customers, colleagues, and business partners. Recent experience selling storage systems solutions to area clients would be a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

Use technical and business acumen to understand the client’s business requirements, technical requirements and/or competitive landscape

Collaborate with IBM sales teams to define, design, and detail the technical aspects and feasibility of proposed solutions

Deliver effective Proof of Concept (POC), Proof of Technology (POT), and support critical situations

Actively engage with clients to develop the trust and credibility to help them grow their businesses by solving strategic and tactical business problems with IBM solutions.

Apply IBM brand strategies and offerings, methods, and models to ensure world-class design and delivery

Solid presentation skills and a deep understanding of storage technologies and how to position winning solutions

Attributes:

Demonstrated level of business acumen as it applies to the client’s business

Skilled in consultative selling, with an understanding of the client’s needs and IBM capabilities

Commercially minded and capable of supporting end-to-end sales engagements with the ability to think, plan and act strategically

Extensive networking and interpersonal skills in complex environments.

Self-starter with eagerness to uncover new sales opportunities and seek to build new skills


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Would like a resource in the beginning of their career, ideally having:

  • a few years of experience in Enterprise Storage Pre-Sales
  • knowledge in Enterprise Storage systems (like for example: FLASH / OBJECT / SAN / NAS / CLOUD Technology) or relevant similar technical expertise
  • excellent communication skills in English and a Scandinavian language (Norwegian, Danish or Swedish), able to build long-term relationships with the customers

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Hands-on of experience in IT Storage Solutions Sales

Professional data center experience as a customer



About Business Unit

IBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company’s Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBM’s 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

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.



About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.



Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.



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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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