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Cloud Networking DevOps Engineer

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Are you passionate about technology? Do you love leading teams to build new things? Do you want to help drive the future of IBM's Cloud offerings? If you answered YES, then we have the right opportunity for you!

Your Role and Responsibilities

The shift toward the consumption of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), i.e., the cloud, is one of the most important changes to happen to our industry in decades. At IBM, we are driven to shift our technology to an as-a-service model and to help our clients transform themselves to take full advantage of the cloud to build their own virtual private cloud (VPC) to suit their unique purpose. With industry leadership in analytics, security, commerce, and cognitive computing and with unmatched hardware and software design and industrial research capabilities, no other company is as well positioned to address the full opportunity of cloud computing.

The IBM Cloud Platform organization is dedicated to ensuring that IBM's Cloud is at the forefront of cloud technology, from data center design to network architecture to storage and compute clusters to flexible infrastructure services. We are the team building IBM's next generation cloud platform to deliver performance and predictability for our customers' most demanding workloads, at global scale and with leadership efficiency, resiliency and security. It is an exciting time, and as a team we are inspired by this incredible opportunity to thrill our clients. We are looking for an expert Cloud Networking DevOps Engineer who innovates & shares our passion for winning in the cloud marketplace to join our team.

This position is for a Cloud Networking DevOps Engineer who should have at least 10 years' industry experience. In this role, you will work with other DevOps Engineers supporting the VPC service with the following key responsibilities:
  • Manage, maintain, and operate the servers on which the services run.
  • Work with the various teams contributing to the VPC service.
  • Work with the various leaders of teams contributing to the VPC service to manage the releases, updates, patches, and downgrades for all components (software and hardware) comprising the VPC service.
  • Manage, maintain, and operate the components related to the service including Kubernetes, MySQL, OVS, and related technologies.
  • Identify, develop, and implement automation where and as needed.
  • Work with the team to develop new capabilities within the infrastructure of the VPC services.
  • Ensure the use of standard methodologies where applicable.
  • Be an active champion as a representative of VPC throughout the company.
  • Lead meaningful and collaborative planning to our systems, and processes.
This opportunity is for someone in the continental United States.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • 10+ years experience as with systems and/or software engineering
  • 5+ years experience in an operational environment requiring 99.999% uptime
  • 3+ years experience with software development
  • Experience with highly distributed systems
  • Experience with C/C++, Python, and/or Go
  • Experience using scripts (BASH, Perl, Python, or similar) in an operational setting
  • Strong experience with Git
  • Experience with software versioning and software branch tagging
  • Experience with OpenStack or similar proprietary cloud like Azure or AWS
  • Experience with CICD and their pipelines; experience with Zuul or Jenkins a plus
  • Experience with containers and HA clusters; experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with MySQL
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work well within a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Experience with continuous deployment into a production environment a strong plus.

About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our clients data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-09-27

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