Client Technical Storage Sales Specialist

    • Madrid, Spain

Introduction
Client Technical Specialists (CTP) are the technical experts and advisors to clients, IBM sales teams and/or IBM Business Partners. As a CTP you understand the client's business requirements, technical requirements and/or competitive landscape. You apply your business insights, build and maintain client relationships, incorporate hardware, software and services into client-valued solutions and ensure client readiness for the implementation of technical solutions. This is an opportunity to shape the future for both IBM and its clients. Start your journey now!

Your Role and Responsibilities

Job Description:

IBM Global Markets is currently seeking a Client Technical Storage Sales Specialist for Systems. This position is responsible for driving sales of IBM's Hardware and Software Defined Storage technologies for the Spanish market.

As a client-facing, sales professional, you will be guided by IBM's purpose - to be essential to its clients; help them grow their businesses by solving strategic and tactical business problems with IBM's proven hardware, software defined and Hybrid cloud-based storage solutions. We are seeking individuals interested in making an impact in selling IBM's Storage portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:

Use business insight to understand 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) and 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

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Technical Diploma or equivalent preferably in IT or any other technical field.
Skills on consultative selling, with an understanding of 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.
Candidates for this position must reside in Madrid's area.
At least 2 years of experience in Technical Storage Solution Sales
At least 5 years of experience in Storage systems and SAN/NAS technologies
Ability to engage in local face-to-face client engagements on a weekly basis

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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About Business Unit
IBM 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.

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About IBM
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Location Statement
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Being You @ IBM
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