IBM Global Markets is currently seeking a Server Solutions Sales Specialist for Systems Hardware . This position is responsible for the sales of IBM Server Solutions Portfolio to the Distribution Market (Consumer, Retail/Wholesale, Travel & Transportation) in the South Central Region
Server Specialists are consultants to IBM clients. They deliver industry centric business solutions to clients of all sizes and markets. As a client-facing, sales professional, you will be guided by IBM's purpose – to be essential to its clients. We are seeking individuals interested in making an impact in selling IBM's Server portfolio. If you have Linux on Intel with VMware (Red Hat, SUSE) experience and are ready to learn the Server Solutions portfolio, this would be a perfect opportunity to add to your skill set.
Use business acumen to understand the client's business requirements, technical requirements and/or competitive landscape.
Collaborate with IBM Technical and Services teams to define, design, and detail the aspects and feasibility of proposed integrated solutions
Work with the technical team to deliver effective Proof of Concept (POC), Proof of Technology (POT), 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’s proven cognitive and cloud technology solutions
Apply IBM brand strategies and offerings, methods and models, to ensure world-class design and delivery
Demonstrated level of business acumen as it applies to the client's business
Skilled in provocative 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 seek and build new skills
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 4 years’ experience in IT Sales
At least 2 years’ experience in Server Hardware Sales
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
At least 3 years’ experience in power systems/Advanced Interactive Executive (AIX)/Virtualization with Power Virtualization Manager
At least 4 years’ experience with Linux on Intel Experience with Virtualization, either VMWare or Open Source
At least 3 years’ experience with Linux, open source database and high-performance computing solutions
At least 2 years’ experience selling solutions into the Distribution Market/Vertical; Retail/Wholesale Travel and Transportation
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.