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IBM DevOps Engineer in Brookhaven, Georgia


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Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Watson Advertising and Weather (WAMX) is seeking a highly motivated DevOps Engineer to join our Analytics and Cognitive Platform Operations Team and champion DevOps engineering expertise as we continue to reimagine how data drives our current and future business. In this position, you will partner with data scientists, business stakeholders, and team members to design, build, and operationalize strategic data platforms and processes.


● Deploy and operate mission-critical, highly available, and scalable systems

● Manage end-to-end Platform architecture and operational aspects of Security, Monitoring, Logging, DR, Patch Management, CI/CD, and Cost Optimization

● Strategically manage cloud infrastructure and deployments using Terraform with industry best practices

● Participate in software design and code reviews. Reviews include other Software Engineers and are held to ensure a high level of software quality and to share knowledge with team members.

● Participate in, and adhere to, professional software engineering practices using such tools and methodologies as Agile Software Development, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Source Code Management (git), and Jira

● Maintain a high level of proficiency with industry DevOps related knowledge and contribute to the technical skills growth of other team members

● Work well independently and as part of a team

● Participate in documenting systems and processes along with supporting corporate compliance testing

● Troubleshooting and resolving complex incidents in production environments

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

● 5+ years operating and deploying solutions using AWS Service including S3, EKS, EMR, Athena, Glue, and SQS. Experience with IBM Cloud is a plus

● Proficient with deploying and managing CI/CD pipelines

● Proficient using Terraform (or similar tools) to provision cloud infrastructure

● Experience designing, deploying, and operating solutions utilizing Kubernetes with integrations into AWS for security, and IAM role-based authorization

● Deep understanding of best practice approaches to security and compliance

● Experience with developing and operating API and File-based data integrations

● Able to convey information concisely and clearly. Demonstrate strong leadership, communication, and relationship skills

● Able to work closely and effectively with peer developers and deliver solutions using Agile principles

● Desire to join the organization's DevOps community and champion consistent approaches and solutions

● Experience with current big data technologies such as Spark (Hadoop ecosystem), Postgres and No-SQL databases, and Parquet file storage, etc. is desired

● A basic understanding of Machine Learning and Data Science concepts is a plus

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


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Location StatementSupplemental 1 employees may be eligible for paid holidays, paid sick time and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

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.

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

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