IBM z Security Solution Advisor

Levi Ray & Shoup   •  

Springfield, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 238 days ago

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LRS is looking for a IBM Z Security Solution Advisor to support the current and next generation of technologies for secure enterprise environments on the mainframe.  As an IBM Z Security Solution Advisor, you will be instrumental in ensuring enterprise customers have a strong security strategy and that they are successful in deploying, administering and troubleshootingsecurity solutions.  You will also work with our IBM Z technical team to to design, size, and implement optimal cross-platform solutions including: Hybrid Cloud, and Analytics and Mainframe Modernization.

You will perform consulting services for customers related to IBM Z. You will work with clients and sales representatives to develop time estimates for consulting assignments. You will maintain solution knowledge and technical skills that exceed those of our clients.

At times, you will lead a technical team, develop project plans, or conduct project resource assessments. You will assist in sales efforts, and conduct web-based meetings, as well as face-to-face meetings with customers and prospects.  At times, you will be required to travel to customer sites within the United States.

Performance Objectives:

  • Demonstrate expert-level product knowledge for IBM Z hardware and security solutions.
  • Provide technical pre-sales leadership and consult with customers on IBM Z security solutions.
  • Perform billable services engagements at our client locations.
  • Educate LRS Sales Team on IBM Z, and related security solutions.
  • Network with IBM and other LRS Partners related to IBM Z.
  • Assist LRS management team in the development and execution of programs to increase revenue.

Candidate Requirements:

  • You must have at least 5 years of proven technical experience working  with IBM Z.
  • Knowledge and experience with zSecure, RACF and Pervasive Encryption.
  • Client-facing, pre-sales and consulting experience will make you a stonger candidate.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • You must have your IBM Z Technical Certification, or be willing to earn within three months.

Organization Structure and Interfaces:
LRS IT Solutions is an IBM Platinum Business Partner, offering a complete line of IBM systems, software, and services to customers throughout the United States.  A Vice President oversees this group, with two Directors reporting.  You will report directly to the Service Delivery Manager.