IBM Senior Server Sales Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Are you a sales professional who is as passionate about selling as you are about knowing your clients' business and industry? Interested in making a difference for clients with IT solutions that provide results - and a competitive edge? As an IBM Solution Representative/Brand Specialist, you're the expert.
Senior Server Sales Specialist position is responsible for selling IBM z Series, Power hardware and associated Power software in the US Federal space. The candidate should be highly skilled in the infrastructure sales arena with a demonstrated track record for success. Experience working with Federal Government departments and agencies would be an added plus. Financial / business case selling translating solution benefits into quantified customer value is essential. Your ability to articulate that ""infrastructure matters"" leading to success selling analytics/Big Data, Cloud and Mobile infrastructure requirements is another big plus.
Accountability for business results as well as customer satisfaction are critical to this position. Working with cross brand teams to drive greater opportunity pipeline is also a key requirement.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 7 years’ sales experience with 4 years in IT Industry.
At least 3 years of experience in competitive sales and business development skills
At least 3 years’ experience selling infrastructure, system z /mainframe or Power Systems experience is preferred, however training will be provided to the right candidate
Experience in leading complex sales engagements both direct sales and in conjunction with IBM Business Partners.
Demonstrated business acumen and C-level presence
Demonstrated presentation and financial skills
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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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