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IBM DevOps/Build Lead - IBM System Software Development in Austin, Texas


Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Do you have a passion for learning and applying modern software engineering practices? Are you excited to use these practices to deliver and manage mission critical services at scale? Are you a quick thinker? If so, please read on.

The zPDT team is looking for an experienced Build Engineer who can modernize the way that we develop and build the zPDT product. Working closely with the Manager and Tribe lead you will be responsible for setting up CI/CD for multiple release streams, working with internal and external clients as well as helping to run both Internal and External Early Support programs.

Job Duties:

  • Work with manager to develop Release Plan

  • Help to execution based upon an agile development practice

  • Responsible for tribe backlog, triage of problem reports

  • Adds requirements from business, Offering Management to the tribe backlog

  • Work with Manager on making sure backlog items are prioritized correctly

  • Assisting Manager with driving all aspects of the development related deliverables which would include dependencies, legal, security, alpha's, beta's, etc.

  • Establishing / assisting with sponsor user relationships

  • Responsible to develop automated build/test capability (CI) for all zPDT streams

  • Develop automated build system for several release streams

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of experience in Linux System Build

  • Demonstrated experience in CI/CD using Jenkins or other products

  • Exposure to Multiple Linux distributions

  • Experience with prior release management and project management

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

  • Project management experience, and ability to effectively collaborate with other teams on requirements, schedules, and track completion

  • Proficient with one or more project management tools - Jira, Git, Aha etc.

  • Prior experience running system builds for Linux with multiple distributions

  • Proficient in Linux Scripting using Python and Bash

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge of the IBM Z and LinuxONE platforms and architecture

  • Experience working is a small team

About Business UnitIBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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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