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IBM Storage Consultant

IBM Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 05 Jul 2024


  • Estimate: $85k - $120k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Apply from abroad
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job

IBM Systems Expert Labs is a Professional Services Team under IBM Technology Expert Labs. IBM Technology Expert Labs has the proven expertise to help leaders plan, design, and implement the essential IT infrastructure for what comes next. We offer a wide range of IT infrastructure services for IBM Power Systems™, IBM Z® and IBM LinuxONE™ systems, and IBM Storage & Software Defined Infrastructure. Technology Expert Labs – Systems’ consultants perform IT infrastructure services for clients on site, helping them solve business challenges, gain new skills, and discover best practices. Expert Lab has a global presence and can deploy its consultants around the world.

As a Storage Consultant, the role involves providing specialized storage services around the world. The Expert Labs specialist is a highly skilled expert with a deep knowledge of IBM's Storage Software portfolio and hardware products. The Expert Labs consultant assumes overall technical responsibility for the success of solution construction, implementation, and system integration in a technology, industry, or business specialty. You deliver new and complex high-quality solutions to clients in response to varying business requirements. You have deep skill and strong hands-on skills in ONE or MORE of the following subject matter areas: Enterprise Storage, IBM DS8000, IBM Flash System Products, SAN Networking, and Tape products, Spectrum Protect, Spectrum Scale. Exposure to Containers and Kubernetes technology.

Should be ready to travel (once or twice a month). Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Has deep technical skills and experience in solutions that support the key focus areas for the team.
  • Provide technical expertise for the Client engagements and responsible for designing and deploying the solution.
  • Collaborate with technical consultants across other geos to create new assetsConduct technology Sessions / workshops on Focus Areas.
  • Work on PoCs for clients and other IBM Teams.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Minimum of 7+ years of functional experience in the Storage and Backup Domain.
  • Extensive understanding of Storage concepts including Storage Architecture, Fiber Channel.
  • Hands-On experience in managing multi-vendor Enterprise Class Storage Systems (Block, NAS, SAN Switches) such as IBM DS8000 Series / EMC VMAX / HDS VSP / IBM SAN Volume Controller / IBM A9000 / Spectrum Scale.
  • Experience with Hybrid Storage Solutions.
  • Must have experience in Storage Automation and understanding of scripting day to day tasks.
  • Experience in Disaster Recovery Planning and Deployment including Storage Replication, Point in time Copy.
  • Good Communication Skills both written and Verbal.
  • Experience in Storage Performance Troubleshooting.
  • Must be an innovative thinker who can take any business problem and quickly come up with a way to sketch out architecture block diagrams using IBM and open-source technologies.

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise:

  • Proven soft skills, analytical skills, team player, excel skills and end-user support.
  • Ambitious individual who can work under their direction towards agreed targets/goals and with a creative approach to work.
  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management.
  • Experience on Backup Solutions.
  • Well versed with IBM or other vendors SRM Solutions.
  • Certified on Brocade/Cisco SAN.
  • Certified on IBM / Other Vendor Storage Systems.
  • Industry experience in Banking / Telecom/ Manufacturing.
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