IBM Market Development & Insights Analyst in San Jose, California

Job Description

In this new era of AI, IBM is reshaping industries with our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things – changing how we create, collaborate, analyze, and engage.

At the heart of this transformation are Market Development & Insights analysts. We provide a trusted, objective view of the market and its impact on IBM, empowering IBMers to drive actions that grow the business.

An MD&I analyst is a critical thinker with strong business insight and a desire to work in partnership with IBM executive leaders. MD&I analysts approach every engagement with a client-centered focus, bringing together marketplace expertise, understanding of competitive dynamics, and data from a variety of sources to drive value and growth for the business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with IBM’s business leaders across multiple engagements

  • Provide compelling, fact-based findings through organizing and extracting data, information, and insights from various sources and methods – including primary and secondary research, competitive analysis and market opportunity analysis

  • Practice Design Thinking principles to focus on our stakeholders’ needs and desired outcomes, and to work with agility within the team

  • Communicate findings and recommendations to IBM leadership in a clear and concise manner that enables decisive business action

You should exhibit the following strengths:

  • Problem solving skills and strong analytical thinking

  • Adept Communication skills including writing, presentations, storytelling and effectively sharing recommendations

  • Ability to manage Client/stakeholder relationships effectively

  • Demonstrate personal responsibility and self-discipline in a highly independent working environment

  • Collaborative approach to teaming across international boundaries and navigating cross-cultural differences

  • IBM and MD&I offer a flexible, agile, and collaborative work environment with numerous professional development and growth opportunities.

Position is located in New York City, NY or Raleigh, North Carolina.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

High School Diploma/GED

Readiness to travel 10% travel annually

English: Fluent

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Bachelor's Degree expected 2019

Basic quantitative or qualitative analytical skills

Basic knowledge of market research and market insights

Basic skills in relationship management

Written and oral communication skills

Interest in the technology industry

EO Statement

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.