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Graduate - Technology Solutions Specialist - Late 2014 start

Job IDGBS-0583718Job typeFull-time Regular
Work countryUnited KingdomPosition typeEntry level
Work city- AnyPosted12-Nov-2013
TravelUp to 5 days a week (home on weekends-based on project requirements)Job areaConsulting & Services
Business groupGlobal Business ServicesJob categoryOther
Business unitConServJob roleGraduate
Job role skillsetGeneral
Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs onlyNo

Job description
Being inspired is what makes IBM tick. And everything we do is geared around bringing innovation to life. Whether we’re helping to bring clean water to third world countries, championing efforts to combat climate change or helping consumers get more from mobile technology - we get to work on some of the most exciting projects in the world today. What the role involves: Some of our Technical Sales Specialists develop proof of concepts, design, develop, build, test and implement systems to solve our clients' business and IT problems. As an Technical Sales Specialists you will be a hands-on professional and you will develop an in-depth understanding of our products, offerings and services. The term 'Technical Sales Specialists' is fairly all encompassing. In reality it can involve any aspect of IT including Business Analysis, Application Development, Database Design, Package Customisation and Implementation, Testing, Support, Networking and Junior Project management. You may also find yourself working alongside our sales teams, providing technical project knowledge and guidance to support the work that they do with our clients. In terms of where you role would fit within the development of a solution for a client, the IT Architect will design the solution initially. This will then be passed to you to make it work. Therefore, as you can imagine, you will build and develop in-depth skills and knowledge of the products, offerings and services you're working with and turn high level visions and architectures into fully functioning solutions. Some of our Technical Sales Specialists are responsible for establishing long term relationships with everyone in our customers from senior execs to technical specialists. The Technical Sales Specialists provides trusted technical advice and assists customers in solving their business challenges with high quality and innovative technical solutions. This often requires strong technical leadership and integration with the extended IBM team. An ability to communicate the technical and financial value of the IBM solution is key to the success of the Technical Sales Specialists. What we look for: • talented, ambitious and adaptable individuals who want to know how things work and who have a desire to fix things that don't • you will need a keen interest in business and technology and be prepared to develop your knowledge to fully understand technical products and solutions • you will need to be a clear communicator as you must be able to relate technical concepts to non-technical people. • you need to be logical in your work, have excellent problem solving, team working and interpersonal skills • you will need to have achieved a 2:1 bachelors degree or above in any discipline Technical expertise and previous relevant work experience is unnecessary as we will provide you with all the technical training required. What will you get in return? In return, you’ll benefit from world class opportunities and exceptional training & development. You’ll get to work in a friendly but fast paced environment with talented and inspirational colleagues. You’ll get to experience huge variety in the work that you get involved with and you’ll work with a range of clients across all types of business. And with our focus being on delivery, not so much when and where you work, you’ll also experience a level of flexibility that many other companies just can’t offer. Where the online application tool requests you to upload your CV please upload your completed IBM Application Template

The IBM Application Template can be downloaded here ibm.com/jobs/uk/graduate/applicationtemplate (copy and paste link into your browser)

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not upload the IBM Application Template, your application will not be considered .
Required
  • Pre-University qualification
  • English: Fluent
Preferred
  • Information Technology
 
IBM 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, disability, age, or veteran status.
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