IBM Solution Architect : Hybrid Cloud in Dublin, Ireland

Job Description

We are looking for experienced IBM engineers to join our Hybrid Cloud Ops / App Insights Best Practices team to help drive revenue from existing on-prem APM / ITM / Netcool / NOI customer base and support new sales opportunities during the transitional phase to IBM Cloud Private and Cloud Native product development.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in sales opportunities / PoC - technical sales role such as running PoCs, RFPs, demonstrate use cases, sharing technical expertise, etc.

  • Support and participate at sales, enablement road shows, Think, TUG, Gartner etc.

  • Enable and support the growing Business Partner ecosystem.

  • Bring feedback to the Tribe and engage with the OM / Dev team to improve our offerings (close loop).

  • Design and implement demos.

  • Support customer visits to IBM locations.

  • Customer satisfaction assistance (on-site/off-site visits, web conferences, phone calls).

  • Responding daily to technical questions from customers and IBMers (i.e email,Slack, SameTime).

  • Pro-actively participate in Design reviews with Design team.

  • Attending and feeding back into stakeholder review meetings with the product teams.

  • Be in a position to vocalize the benefits of IBM Cloud Private products to customers. Bring back into the lab the views and opinions of customers on the transition to Cloud Native products.

  • Develop and enhance Best Practices and Redbooks publications for Ops / Appl Insights products.

Requirements:

  • Self-starter who learns new technologies quickly, can multi-task, and has strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to work with customers , build relationships, show the value IBM can bring using technical arguments, diplomacy and by applying technical expertise. Stay engaged and supportive though to the completion of the sales process

  • Deep Technical knowledge of APM or Netcool products is essential.

  • Experience in the following would be preferred : DevOps methodology, Rest API, Containers, Kubernetes; Programming skills: Java, Node.js (javascript), C#; Scripting skills in python, perl and Ansible.

  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral is essential.

  • Good understanding of Cloud technologies and concepts is an advantage.

  • Approximately 25% to 50% travel is likely to be required.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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EO Statement

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