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Software Technical Architect

  • Canberra (District of Canberra Central)
  • Teaching

Job description

Your mission as a Software Technical Architect is to drive the client on the adoption of the IBM Hybrid Cloud Platform to win the battles for the Architecture Decision Points across A/NZ. You are an expert at integrating IBM's Hybrid Cloud software into solutions to solve client business challenges. You'll use architectural methods, including IBM design thinking and solution design methods to develop the client's transformational/innovation road map as well a clearly defined, opinionated solution architectures to address Client's immediate problems. You'll engage the client in "show not tell" interactions to demonstrate the value of IBM technology and solutions in the context of their industry situation and immediate business or technical challenge. When necessary, you'll thoughtfully engage the balance of the IBM technical community, including Garages and technical specialists to assure your client benefits from IBM's deep skills in key technical areas.

What else will I be doing day to day?
·  Showing the client, the value of IBM technology through their hands on knowledge and experience with IBM hybrid cloud technologies
·  Using an innovative mind set they define solutions to near term opportunities, as well as layout an innovation roadmap for future value-added investment
·  Identifying Opportunities in one or more areas that include Architectural Control Points, where winning results in longer term client relationships
·  Engaging with client C-suite to provide credible, trusted advice to client technical executives (CIOs, CTOs) and well as LOB owners, offering an opinionated POV that provides real business ROI
·  Encouraging the wider deployment of IBM platform technologies through excellence in technical justification and client financial return
·  Defining a clear path to break your client out of a constrained SO model and into the flexibility and growth that Hybrid Cloud solutions offer clients
·  Accelerating deals by employing technical best practices and reuse of valuable assets
What skills and experience do I need to apply?

You will take a cross-portfolio, business problem-solution approach to achieve client objectives. You will also work closely with the Dealmakers and Software Sales leaders to tailor proposals to client's specific business needs and to beat the competition in support of the Software revenue goals. As such, you will have access and influence of key customer decision-makers. Accordingly, your technical direction and input to IBM's sales teams and senior sales leaders will be key to defining and executing IBM's sales and technical sales strategies for the target accounts.

Other skills and experience
·  At least 2 years Software Solution Design experience
·  2 years Software Technical pre-sales experience
·  Prior experience of Technical Leadership
·  Knowledge of at least two IBM Software Products
·  Experience of business and Problem-solving in a complex environment
·  Demonstrated proposal and Tender Response writing IBMReferred_AsiaPacific
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Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

Client Technical Architect
State / Province

Primary job category


(0008) IBM Australia Limited
Contract type

Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

Up to 10% or 1 day a week
IBM Business Group

Preferred Education

City / Township / Village

Being You @ IBM

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

As above

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

As above
Secondary Job Category

Technical Sales Architect
Eligibility Requirements

As above
Position Type

Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire
Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
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