IBM Account Lead Architect in BANGALORE, India

About IBMIBM is a global technology and innovation company present in India since 1992. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with approximately 380,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries as diverse as healthcare, retail, banking, travel, manufacturing, and many more, by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyze. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation. Business Unit IntroductionIBM Global Technology services offers end-to-end IT consulting and business services supported by an unparalleled global delivery network. We provide our clients with innovative technology solutions that help them to improve their business processes and in turn, profitability.Within GTS there are four distinct service areas: Strategic Outsourcing, Integrated Technology Services, Technical Support Services (TSS) and GTS Delivery.Who Are You The Architect understands client needs and business constraints. Works in levels of abstraction, applies industry knowledge, and leverages appropriate business elements and information technology to address those needs. The solutions are manifested as Business, Enterprise, or IT architectures and can include Infrastructure, applications, and process components. They may also involve the application and integration of a broad variety of products, technologies and services, and various architectural styles and domains. What you’ll do• Provide a high degree of team leadership through complex projects. Has very good expertise and proven experience on building Managed Services solutions • Use knowledge and understanding of EMC, CISCO and VMware technologies and competitive technology and business applications to credibly and persuasively articulate features and benefits of these products and their value to the customer• Broad knowledge of Infrastructure domains such as Servers (Unix,Linux, Windows), VMware, Citrix, Storage (NAS/SAN), Network (WAN/LAN)• Determine how industry trends, product announcements and advances in technology may impact the customer from becoming obsolete and assesses potential opportunities• Develop successful relationships with the client team members, partners and customers while support the objectives of the IBM team• Provide oversight and technical guidance for project work How we’ll help you grow:

  • You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be.

  • You’ll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor.

  • You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you.

The ideal candidate will possess 5 years pre-sales/technical experience, comfort with making presentations to C-level professionals• Proven ability to develop complex architecture solutions and describe solutions to customers and superior writing skills• EMC Storage expertise• In-depth understanding and experience with Cisco networking components and architecture• VMware knowledge / experience

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