April 2018 New Job Openings at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Nigeria

April 2018 Latest Job at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Nigeria

April 2018 Job Openings at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Nigeria

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 400,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world’s most advanced servers and supercomputers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Infrastructure Specialist
Location
: Lagos

Detailed Description
Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience – it’s what IBMers do. In Africa, we’ve been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we’re looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.

As an Infrastructure Specialist, the person will be: Working under the direction of the Center Manager and alongside the Event Coordinator the role is to plan, organise and run the technical logistics for events run by the Centre both in a reactive request mode and a proactive planning mode.

Responsibilities/Requirements
The Specialists in this job role will have:

  • Expertise in managing the operation of IT resources hardware, software, network, AV, and all aspects of the Centres to ensure high availability and service in all events run in the centre and those run outside of the Centre.
  • Attain SME Status on specific country focus solution as a support to the business (PoCs and PoTs)
  • Client facing skills and competencies
  • Develop high level technical expertise
  • Support business development
  • Coordinate training sessions as required for central and west Africa BPs and sellers
  • Design systems and assess the effectiveness of technology resources already in use or new systems that are being implemented.
  • Determine the practicality of changes and modification of systems.
  • Install & Deploy the Centre Virtualization Infrastructure (includes network switch, firewall, ESX servers, backup server, mgmt server, blade servers, SAN, tape and networking)
  • Stay compliant with the IBM security certification Process and maintain / update the required checks.
  • To be always on top of all operational and administration aspects of Centre CLOUD (Manage and Maintain the virtualization environment)
  • Support customer events using CENTRE Cloud (including Classroom/laptop and network set-ups
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer related field
  • English: Fluent
  • Basic background of IBM AIX, Windows and Linux OS.
  • Enterprise Java programming skills (J2EE, JVM, EJB, etc).
  • Mobile application development
  • Enterprise Messaging and Web Services: SOAP, JASON, XML, JVM, JVM Tuning –
  • Scripting (JSP, Javascript, HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, JQUERY etc)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Computer related field
  • English: Fluent
  • Basic background of IBM AIX, Windows and Linux OS.
  • Enterprise Java programming skills (J2EE, JVM, EJB, etc).
  • Mobile application development
  • Enterprise Messaging and Web Services: SOAP, JASON, XML, JVM, JVM Tuning –
  • Scripting (JSP, Javascript, HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, JQUERY etc)

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Marketing & Event/ Operational Coordinator
Location
: Lagos

Detailed Description

Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience – it’s what IBMers do. In Africa, we’ve been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we’re looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.

The primary role of the Centre is to accelerate the sales cycle and reduce the cost of sale – by providing an environment where Technical Sales Specialists and Architects provide our customers with hands-on touch and feel of the technical capabilities of our products and solutions. The Centre provides the facilities that go far beyond standard demonstrations which run on a single ThinkPad. A key feature of the program is the “Proof of Technology” (PoT). Engaging customers to participate in a PoT has been shown to reduce the need to perform lengthy, complex and costly onsite Proof of Concepts. Maximising sales success while reducing the cost of sale

Responsibilities

  • Plan, organise and run the logistics for events run in the Centre both in a reactive request mode and a proactive interlock mode to the Marketing, Technical and Sales teams.
  • Manage from start to finish request of event – confirm attendee numbers and names, customer, packing/logistics etc
  • Initiate and coordinate training for the IBM Cloud platform
  • Initiate Customer Engagement as regards Ecosystem development
  • Timely submission of Marketing KPI and results
  • Manage accurate pipeline
  • Align with the center managers strategy and execution plan
  • Align marketing strategy with Client centre manager strategy
  • Attain WATSON SME Status
  • Attain Blockchain SME Status
  • Attain other SME status as required business growth.
  • Client Facing and engagement within and out of the center
  • Business Development initiatives and follow ups
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Provide Technical/Software Development support:

  • To manage the centre wiki and blog on a weekly basis
  • Accurate visibility of the center on social media
  • Provide technical and software development support from time to time.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer related field
  • English: Fluent
  • Basic background of IBM AIX, Windows and Linux OS.
  • Enterprise Java programming skills (J2EE, JVM, EJB, etc).
  • Mobile application development
  • Enterprise Messaging and Web Services: SOAP, JASON, XML, JVM, JVM Tuning –
  • Scripting (JSP, Javascript, HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, JQUERY etc)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Computer related field
  • English: Fluent
  • Basic background of IBM AIX, Windows and Linux OS.
  • Enterprise Java programming skills (J2EE, JVM, EJB, etc).
  • Mobile application development
  • Enterprise Messaging and Web Services: SOAP, JASON, XML, JVM, JVM Tuning –
  • Scripting (JSP, Javascript, HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, JQUERY etc)

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply