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Graduate - Software Specialist - late 2015 start

Job IDGBS-0675800Job typeFull-time Regular
Work countryUnited KingdomPosition typeEntry level
Work city- AnyPosted08-Jan-2015
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
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On a smarter planet, software is changing how we live. We can travel from point A to point B in the most efficient and convenient way. We can access information and expertise just as it is needed. We can detect patterns to recognise and solve problems before they happen. Or seize new opportunities. Behind each of these examples is a business, industry or government using software in new ways. It enables every facet of their operations. It’s a developing model, and it comes with a new set of challenges and needs. Addressing those needs requires smarter software.
Come and help change the world by joining Software Group, roles include Software Services Consultants and Technical Sales Specialists:

Technical Sales and Solution Specialists are responsible for establishing long term relationships with everyone in our customers from senior executives to technical specialists. They provide trusted advice and work with clients to provide expertise in solving their business challenges with high quality and innovative technical solutions across a wide area including, but not limited to, Mobile, Social Business, Analytics, Cloud and Security. They are passionate about what technology can achieve, and are excellent communicators. We are interested in candidates with a variety of backgrounds, and whilst some roles will suit those who have studied Computer Science, Maths, Engineering & Science subjects, others will suit candidates who have studied other subjects and who can demonstrate a strong technical aptitude or interest. All our specialists receive relevant education to develop both their technical and client facing skills.

Our Specialists work closely with the Sellers, teaming together to develop effective solutions for our clients. Typically this includes:
Working with the extended IBM team to assure the solution's technical feasibility and that it meets the client's needs;
Communicating the technical and financial value of the IBM solution to the client;
Removing technical inhibitors to the solution;
Understanding the client's business and technical environments;
Qualifying opportunities;
Working with clients to ensure implementation plans are in place.

Are you interested in designing & deploying cutting edge technologies to IBM's most prestigious clients? Would you like to be part of a team who are seen as Subject Matter Experts and who are engaged by IBM's largest customers to deliver exciting solutions that deliver real competitive advantage? If so, then Software Group Services is the team for you. We are a small team of Global technical experts who specialise in helping companies get the most of their IBM software solutions, ranging from Cloud, Mobile to Social Business and Analytics. Our knowledge is unrivalled to the extent our clients include IBM's own Consulting Services divisions to whom we sub-contract our services.

As a member of the team you will work alongside experts and gain experience on a variety of engagements across a variety clients across the UK. The skills you will acquire will empower you to grow rapidly into a variety of leadership roles and broaden your career aspirations. The team sits within the Software Development Lab organisation, and has unrivalled access to the Software developers, providing feedback that feeds back into future Software development.

As a premium Services organisation we are seeking individuals who have excellent communications skills, strong technical aptitude and passion to help our clients. For most roles we are looking for candidates with Computer Science, Maths, Engineering & Science degrees or similar. However some roles will be suitable for candidates with other degrees, and who are able to demonstrate strong technical aptitude or interest.
  • Pre-University qualification
  • English: Fluent
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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