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IBM Site Reliability Engineer - Cloud in Atlanta, Georgia


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities


Have you heard about the IBM Garage? It's a cross-functional team that delivers a unique client co-creation experience to accelerate client transformation. We use Enterprise Design Thinking, our industry-leading IBM Garage Methodology and IBM's multidisciplinary experts in full speed from the start. We design, develop, test, and deliver solutions. Startup speed. Enterprise scale. We apply user-centric approaches to ensure all features add value for the user and achieve desired client impact.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

You will build highly scalable, reliable and resilient systems, by applying software engineering to operations. If you're interested in learning more about the IBM Garage, click here:

  • Analyze business needs in the context of the bigger picture and make data driven decisions.

  • Design, analyze, and troubleshoot large-scale distributed systems

  • Specialize in reliability and resiliency through, automation, DevOps, and data driven techniques.

  • Analyze root cause issues, problem determination, and continuous improvement.

  • Work closely with dev teams to build, test, and deploy well engineered information system and ecosystems.

  • Act as a bridge between development and operations teams.

  • Apply a software engineering mindset to system administration concepts.

  • Use knowledge of coding and scripting languages such as Java, JavaScript, and .NET, Node.js, Scala or Golang.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years of Site Reliability Engineering experience.

  • At least 5 years of large-scale systems management and programming experience

  • At least 5 years working with complex architectures that use technologies such as microservices, cluster management, containers and cloud

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 10 years of Site Reliability Engineering experience.

  • At least 10 years working with complex architectures that use technologies such as microservices, cluster management, containers and cloud

  • Client facing experience on an incentive based plan.

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.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re 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

IBM’s 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

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.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.