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IBM Storage Software Business Dev Executive,Commercial & Enterprise Market in Washington, District Of Columbia


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Storage Software Business Development Executive, Commercial & Enterprise Market

Job Description

IBM Global Markets is currently seeking a Storage Software Business Development Executive (BDE) to work with managers and sellers in the Commercial & Enterprise Market on pipeline creation and opportunity progression.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive storage software revenue growth in the Commercial & Enterprise Market thru strategic and tactical business actions, including specific sales plays to develop healthy out-quarter pipeline.

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the IBM Storage Software Portfolio and competitive solutions.

  • Provide territory reviews with managers and sellers to create business development plans.

  • Assist IBM Storage Sellers with pipeline creation and deal progression

  • Provide enablement to IBM Storage Sellers on positioning of storage software portfolio.

  • Actively engage with sellers and their clients on opportunities, providing thought leadership to address client challenges.

  • Understand storage software Sales Plays, Channel Programs, Incentives and effectively leverage them to drive desired results.


  • Demonstrated ability to manage territory and business partner ecosystem.

  • Skilled in strategic and tactically sales strategies to grow the business.

  • Skilled in providing guidance to sellers to drive results.

  • Capable of supporting end-to-end sales engagements with the ability to think, plan and act strategically.

  • Self-starter with eagerness to seek and build new skills.

  • Demonstrated Business/Territory development success.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4-years of experience selling storage software solutions.

  • At least 3-years of business development experience, working with sellers and business partners to grow their revenue of storage software solutions.

  • Solid understanding of IBM Storage Software products and/or competitive products.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Deep understanding of IBM Storage Software products and/or competitive products

  • Competitive experience in Cloud and Storage

About Business Unit

IBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company’s Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBM’s global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients’ growth and innovation. By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces.

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Location Statement

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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