Systems Services Representative - Houston and College Station, TX at IBM (Houston, TX)

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Introduction
System Services Representatives are the primary technical interface to clients for the coordination of hardware and software support and delivery of operational services. Sound pretty important? Absolutely! You will advise clients of preventive maintenance, configuration, operation and environmental factors which may drastically impact product performance or impair the client's IT operation.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM seeks to hire a Systems Services Representative for the Houston, TX area. This role is for an individual contributor responsible for on-site installation, maintenance, and repair of IBM and multi-vendor systems and components including hardware, software, and operating systems in a data center environment.

Systems Services Representatives are:
  • The primary technical interface to clients for the coordination of hardware and/or software support, and delivery of operational services, as required by the Client;
  • Client advisors on preventive maintenance, configuration, operation, and environmental factors that may impact product performance or impair the client's IT operation;
  • Accountable to ensure a high level of client satisfaction with service delivery, technical support, and operational services for the client account(s). When critical situations occur, they are the IBM technical interface to clients and manage the situation until they are fixed;
  • They may also perform services activities such as systems assurance, systems-level problem determination, discontinuance, and relocation of IBM and non-IBM systems and products;
  • Local travel in the assigned Territory throughout the week in support of Client's needs;
  • Skills will begin with laptop, desktop, and printers, but will have the opportunity to expand their skill set to include Intel Server, Networking, and Storage support
IBM Technical Support Services (TSS) is a leader in Service Delivery Excellence, providing world class support to all of IBM's Customers. The ideal Candidate will become part of a high-performance team, built on camaraderie, teamwork. TSS values professional growth, and is heavily invested in skills development, through Education & Training.

Note: This role requires candidates to have a valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Ideal candidate will possess hardware and/or software support, commitment to Client Success, and the following skills:
  • Have experience in Customer Service & Customer Interaction
  • Have basic computer knowledge (e.g., knows what a hard drive, RAM, memory DIMM, IP address)
  • Can demonstrate mechanical aptitude, and given the appropriate tools follow instructions to perform a repair or replacement (e.g. follow the instructions of a hardware maintenance manual to successfully complete a repair/replacement)
  • Comfortability in working with and using various tools (e.g. laptop, screw driver, pry tool, needle nose plier, wrench) to complete necessary installation, maintenance or repair tasks
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-motivator and enjoys working in a Team environment

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Candidates with the following skills are preferred, but not required:
  • Technical school degree/diploma
  • Prior experience in field repair of computer or mechanical equipment, preferred but not required
More Information on IBM
IBM operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Armonk, NY, Southbury, CT, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, Tampa, FL, Smyrna, GA, Huntsville, AL, Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX and San Francisco, CA. IBM was founded in 2022. It has 533854 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 532 open jobs at IBM, click here.
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