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IBM Network Consultant in St Louis, Missouri

Introduction

At IBM, work is more than a job - it is a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you have never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, let us talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The Network Consultant role is in our Technology and Architecture Consulting Practice. This position is for experts with direct experience in Network Consulting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with customers to assess their network infrastructure requirements

  • Evaluate the current network environment’s ability to meet the organizations IT and business requirements

  • Assess networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), internet connections, intranets, and other data communications systems

  • Assess the networks security and performance

  • Develop a future state vision and roadmap for any new network infrastructure requirements to meet IT and business needs, improve performance, and productivity

  • Identify areas where efficiencies can be optimized to help minimize cost, reduce risks, and improve performance

  • Develop use Case Prioritization, ROI, and Business Case analysis

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3-5+ years network consulting services experience

  • Deep experience with consulting methods and approaches for conducting assessment, strategy, and TCO/ROI services

  • Experience with state of the market network technologies including basic route/switch networks, software defined networks (SDN/SDWAN)

  • Knowledge of network technologies and architecture

  • Knowledge of network security

  • Strong leadership, communication and collaboration skills

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to develop a point of view, capture, prioritize and analyze technical (functional and non-functional) requirements

  • Superb organizational and time management skills

  • Deep business and industry acumen

  • Ability to interact with multiple levels of client management including C levels

  • Able to work in a team environment, although expected to independently focus on a specific area

  • Open minded and considerate of multiple points of view

  • Contribute to the development and capture of intellectual capital

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience in consulting on 5G and edge capabilities

  • Professional Architecture Certifications including Microsoft, Cisco, or CompTIA Network certification

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

About Business Unit

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

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

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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.

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