IBM Technical Sales Product Specialist – Scheduling in St Louis, Missouri
Client Technical Specialists (CTP) are the technical experts and advisors to clients, IBM sales teams and/or IBM Business Partners. As a CTP you understand the client's business requirements, technical requirements and/or competitive landscape. You apply your business insights, build and maintain client relationships, incorporate hardware, software and services into client-valued solutions and ensure client readiness for the implementation of technical solutions. This is an opportunity to shape the future for both IBM and its clients. Start your journey now!
Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Scheduling Product Specialist you have expertise in the mainframe (z/OS) environment. You will perform pre-sales tasks for demos, presentations, and estimates of services for IBM Z Workload Scheduler. You will need to understand migration and deployment activities for IBM Scheduling solutions. The position requires a person with excellent communication skills and technical pre-sales experience.
For this job you will need IBM Z Workload Scheduler experience and a strong working knowledge of IBM Z Workload Scheduling databases and monitoring the workload via ISPF and the Dynamic Workload Console. The position requires that you work as a team member with internal employees, project managers, contractors and customer employees.
This Technical Sales Product Specialist position can be a remote from anywhere in the US as long as you are near an airport. The role could require up to 25% travel depending on your projects and clients.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5+ Years Mainframe (OS/390, z/OS) and proficient with TSO/ISPF, Job Control Language (JCL)
5+ Years IBM Z Workload Scheduler experience
Excellent communication skills
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience deploying IBM Z Workload Scheduler
Basic z/OS System Programming knowledge/skills
Technical pre-sales experience
Workload Automation Programming Language experience
Workload Scheduling experience with Open Systems (Windows, UNIX, Linux, etc.)
Dynamic Workload Console navigation experience
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