Expert Lab Consultant – Data Protection in Coral Gables, Florida



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Your Role and Responsibilities

The IBM Expert Labs 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 Storage solutions and help influence IBM revenue. Ideal candidates will have a working knowledge of IBM storage products, 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, Scale/GPFS, Data 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 deploying storage solutions into a client environment. Experience with enterprise Storage HW and SW offerings, integrating multi-vendor components, and configuration of complex environments. A working knowledge of IBM’s storage portfolio and/or experience with similar products on the market. IBM Stroage Scale System, Linux Administration, Transparent Cloud Tiering, GPFS, Data Migration, and Tape Solutions. Experience planning, architecting, and deploying backup solutions using products like IBM Spectrum Protect.

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 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%).

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.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Associate’s Degree

  • General understanding of delivery of IBM storage consulting projects and/or architecting and planning IBM storage infrastructures for client’s data centers.

  • Experience with client facing communications, requirements analysis, documentation, and report presentations.

  • General knowledge of project management and the ability to collaborate across teams globally.

  • Readiness to travel up to 75% travel annually

  • English: Fluent

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field

  • At least 1 year experience in delivering storage consulting projects and/or architecting and planning IBM storage infrastructures for client’s data centers.

  • At least 1 year experience in client facing communications, requirements analysis, documentation, and report presentations.

  • Experience deploying Spectrum Protect

  • Strong individual project management skills and the ability to collaborate across teams globally.

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Location StatementIBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to: – Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being – Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs – Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law – Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals – Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year. This position was posted on the date cited in the key job details section and is anticipated to remain posted for 21 days from this date or less if not needed to fill the role. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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