Cognitive Systems Technical Specialist (CTS)

JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG

We live in an era of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society, and even the workplace by creating professions that didn't exist before the emergence of cognitive computing, cloud, analytics, social, mobile and security. As the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, IBM is a leader in this global transformation and we encourage you to consider being part of this new team.

In the role of the Cognitive Systems Technical Sales Specialist you will be responsible for the following:

Leading discovery workshops with selected clients to discover and shape Cognitive infrastructure opportunity
Leading solution design of infrastructure to support Cognitive, High Performance Data Analytics and HPC solutions
Developing and proving the Systems infrastructure value proposition through using hands on technical accelerators and methods with clients
Leveraging the local ecosystem of ISV’s and services providers to increase our value and capability
Teaming with and leveraging the Cognitive solutions units, offerings teams, R&D and global infrastructure

If you are excited about Big Data & Analytics, High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, with a proven technical consultative background and are a certified Linux adminstrator, we want to talk to you.

Required Skills
At least 2 years experience in in scripting (perl, python), experience in system management and installation.
At least 2 years experience in knowledge and hands on experience in Linux clustering and at least one of following topics:
At least 2 years experience in pre-sale of Big Data architecture & HPC solutions
At least 2 years experience in bridging from data scientist to CIO
At least 2 years experience in design thinking and or agile methods.
At least 2 years experience in either Hardware Processor architectures and Systems, GPUs, Ethernet networking (Switching, Routing, VLAN), Infiniband, Flash and disk systems, ESS or Software: Linux OS and Scripting, Spectrum Scale (GPFS), Platform cluster manager (or XCAT), Platform LSF, MPI Programming Environment, OpenMP or HADOOP configuration and performance optimization
Travel 25%

At least 2 years experience in in scripting (perl, python), experience in system management and installation.
At least 2 years experience in knowledge and hands on experience in Linux clustering and at least one of following topics:
At least 2 years experience in pre-sale of Big Data architecture & HPC solutions
At least 2 years experience in bridging from data scientist to CIO
At least 2 years experience in design thinking and or agile methods.
At least 2 years experience in either Hardware Processor architectures and Systems, GPUs, Ethernet networking (Switching, Routing, VLAN), Infiniband, Flash and disk systems, ESS or Software: Linux OS and Scripting, Spectrum Scale (GPFS), Platform cluster manager (or XCAT), Platform LSF, MPI Programming Environment, OpenMP or HADOOP configuration and performance optimization

Group ID: IBM Systems
Brands: IBM
Country: South Africa
Job Family: 05B - SALES SPECIALIST (COMMISSIONS)

Type: Full-Time

Experience: Mid-Senior Level

Category: Sales

Reference ID: 86661BR

Date Posted: 2017/03/23