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IBM Network Specialist in Bangalore, India

Introduction

The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world's relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Network and Securityadministrator / Subject Matter Expert with extensive experience in implementing Security technology in cloud platform . You'll work with client to understand the requirements and provide required support to Google / AWS cloud network platform and suggest required changes as per industry standard and implement improvements in the client environments and provide support.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend / React on the alerts of r Up/Down status of Network devices such Switches and Router.

  • Work on incident or problem ticket after recognition of the problem and notify Client according to a mutually agreed escalation process;

  • Respond to any alarms received from the in-scope devices;

  • Contact product support / TAC support for network devices. For example, Cisco, Paulo alto and F5

  • Drive and produce a Root Cause Analysis (RCA) report

  • Provide the last archived configuration to assist with Restore in the event of configuration loss (including during any outage or disaster) or changes or performance issues;

  • Perform device configuration management, back up and logging.

  • Maintain logical network diagrams and architecture documentation

  • Implement logical changes on LAN, such as port allocation, vlan, vref, Tunnelling and routing

  • Implementing routing protocols.

  • Resolve and remediate incidents related to devices in scope;

  • Provide 3rd party vendor coordination (for, break-fix)

  • Monitoring network connectivity between Client- CSP (Cloud Service Provider)

  • Follow the compliance and security guideline and to make sure Compliance level is as per bank compliance expectation. Follow-up and do all needed coordination to achieve this.

  • Attend / React on the alerts of Firewall devices, BM will leverage on NMS (Monitoring tool) which would be configured with auto alert.

  • Upgrade firmware, security patches and latest software upgrades as per client policy

  • Troubleshoot and resolve any firewall incidents

  • Policy monitoring and fine tuning

  • Update and maintain the firewall policy as per client request.

  • Periodic back up of the configuration

  • Escalate security incidents via e-mail, as appropriate.

  • Configure the devices and make changes as required work on incident or problem ticket after recognition of the problem and notify client according to a mutually agreed escalation process.

  • Respond to any alarms received from the in-scope devices;

  • Contact product support for Security devices i.e. OEM TAC

  • Follow the compliance and security guideline and to make sure compliance level is as per bank compliance expectation. Follow-up and do all needed coordination to achieve this for security components.

  • Perform software updates as per directions and plan of action received from client team.

  • Perform policy/configuration changes to the managed services/products as per the SOP shared by client

If you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative workplace, IBM provides an environment where you will be challenged and inspired every single day. And if you relish the freedom to bring creative, thoughtful solutions to the table, there's no limit to what you can accomplish here.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in network security up to layer 7 devices

  • Experience on F5 and Paulo Alto devices

  • Experience in Google / AWS Cloud Platform

  • Experience in design, development, documents, deployment, and support of complex solution on GCP for clients

  • Working knowledge of infrastructure-layer security design patterns, technologies, and products.

  • Strong experience in Data & application migration from on-premise to cloud with various migration strategies and assessments approaches.

  • Must have a clear knowledge of ITIL based service delivery.

  • Strong communications skill and multiple stakeholder''s management

  • End to end implementation of cloud transformation

  • Knowledge of automation to reduce the number of incidents or repetitive incidents are preferred.

  • Work with product managers to create a new products and offering in public cloud.

  • Work with sales team to design document and demonstrate to the customers.

  • Work with project team from envision to deployment of the solution in production.

  • Experience in Planning and implementation

  • At least one project experience in implementing of business requirements in GCP environment.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • CCNA Security preferred, CCNA in R&S is must

  • CCNP or CCIE Security will be advantage

  • Trained and certified either on F5 and Paulo Alto is must

  • Other security certificates will be added advantage - CCSA or CCSE

  • At least one cloud technology Certification

  • You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies

  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work

  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management

  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

  • Minimum 5 Years of Work Experience with at least 3 years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor's Degree / Diploma Engineering

  • Ready to provide 24X7 Support

  • Good verbal and written communication Skills in English

About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.

As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.

Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.

We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.

Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.

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