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IBM Lab Services IT Management Consultant

Company: IBM Computing
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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IBM IBM Lab Services IT Management Consultant in Austin , Texas IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesThe IBM Systems Lab Services organization is looking for an IT Management Consultant with expertise in IBM storage technology and products to lead and deliver pre-sales and post-sales client engagements that enable the adoption of IBM Spectrum Storage solutions and help influence IBM revenue. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated a successful history of IBM storage consultative and architectural project engagements, be familiar with architectural methods, can independently assess IT infrastructures, evaluate gaps in best practices and create solution recommendations for client environments while displaying excellent collaboration and communication with Clients, Sellers, Business Partners and Colleagues by delivering reports to clients.You will be responsible for developing and delivering workshops and implementing projects containing Software Defined Storage Solutions, Spectrum Scale, Spectrum Archive, Cloud and Elastic Storage utilizing best practices for mirroring, backup and recovery, encryption, cloud, storage management and elasticity. You will also plan, build, and document storage architectures and designs for our client's IT infrastructure and transformation projects based on business, financial and technical requirements.You should have hands-on experience and expertise in proof of concept (PoC) projects and planning and deploying IBM storage infrastructures in client data center environments while integrating multi-vendor components. A working knowledge of IBM's storage hardware and software solutions such as Spectrum Scale Elastic Storage Server, IBM FlashSystem, the IBM Storwize family, SAN networking, Linux administration on IBM Power Systems, Transparent Cloud Tiring, Information Lifecycle Management, SAN Volume Controller (SVC), GPFS, Data migration and Tape solutions.You may also have the opportunity to develop new services offerings and capabilities that support both IBM's organic and any newly acquired Storage technologies that support our Software Defined Storage growth initiatives.This STG Lab Services Storage Delivery team position requires excellent client facing communications; very strong individual planning and project management skills; flexibility and a willingness to work in a dynamic environment; and customer travel (typically 50-75%). You can reside in any city and proximity to a major airport is a plus.IT infrastructure matters. The right data architecture can help businesses get the most out of their data, their storage, and their people. IBM offers data storage solutions to help businesses meet their data storage requirements and improve their data economics. Leap forward working with IBM's next-generation solutions for storage and help our clients transform IT for insight and efficiency.#National_TechnicalRequired Technical and Professional ExpertiseAt least 2 years experience in delivering IBM storage consulting projects and/or architecting and planning IBM storage infrastructures for client's data centers.At least 1 years experience in client facing communications, requirements analysis, documentation and report presentations.At least 2 years experience in individual project management and the ability to collaborate across teams globally.Readiness to travel up to 75% travel annuallyPreferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseBachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related fieldAt least 3 years experience in delivering IBM storage consulting projects and/or architecting and planning IBM storage infrastructures for client's data centers.At least 2 years experience in client facing communications, requirements analysis, documentation and report presentations.At least 3 years experience in individual project management and the ability to collaborate across teams globally.About Business UnitIBM 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.This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.Your Life @ IBMAre 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 IBMIBM'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 StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.Being You @ IBMIBM 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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