IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is one of the world's largest consulting services organizations. GBS provides clients with business transformation and industry expertise, and the ability to translate that expertise into integrated, responsive, innovative business solutions.The Weather Company, an IBM Business, is dedicated to creating and delivering the world’s best weather products and building the science and technology necessary to support this objective. The Business, Strategy & Analytics Center of Competence team is comprised of subject matter experts who are globally deployable. They are deployed to accelerate sales and delivery in high growth areas and emerging markets, thus supplementing local solutioning and delivery excellence capabilities.The candidate will be expected to perform as a specialized Weather Analytics Consultant in the WorldWide Advanced Analytics Center of Competency team and perform as a specialized resource utilizing weather factors across all facets of business. The Consultant will apply consultative solution selling skills to conduct discovery activities, translate needs into complex solutions, articulate unique value and drive sales to meteorological and technical closure for opportunities. This includes delivering demos, trials, proofs-of-concepts and diagnostic support - or create the appropriate infrastructure for demos, trials and proofs-of-concepts.The Consultant will be expected to work with all members in the WorldWide GBS Digital organization and Weather Company specialists in IBM Software Group and will serve as an ambassador in using weather factors in solutions across GBS and with our clients.This is a worldwide role and candidates will travel extensively. This position requires a commitment to 75% global travel.
At least 3 years of Predictive Analytics experience
At least 2 years experience using Advanced Analytical Tools (one or more of the following: SPSS, R, Python, SAS, Scala)
At least 2 years of professional Consulting experience with strong sales/business development experience
Basic knowledge of Weather impacted industry experience (Travel and Transportation, Energy, Utility, Insurance, Retail and CP, and Local Government) or desire to gain knowledge
Basic knowledge of Meteorology weather industry background or desire to gain knowledge
Readiness to travel up to 4 days a week (home on weekends-based on project requirements) including internationally
Center of Competency (CoC)