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IBM IaaS Infrastructure Engineer - NextGen in DALLAS, Texas

Introduction

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

Introduction

How can we effectively design and deliver for a large scale, highly distributed cloud infrastructure? We are looking for an individual who will work on a team that design and implement the back-end infrastructure that supports the IBM Cloud. The job provides the opportunity to be a key part of a team that will be delivering those networks, infrastructure, and services for a world-class Cloud.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Implement and administrate infrastructure and solutions that support the IBM Cloud solutions

  • Support the compliance and security integrity of the environment

  • Partner with other teams, functional managers and program managers to deliver mission-critical services to the market

  • Support development of new and enhance existing capabilities for our compute infrastructure services

  • Provide technical escalation support for other Infrastructure Operations teams Additional Technical Requirements

  • Working knowledge with one or more programming tools: Bash, PowerShell, Python, and Ruby

  • Working knowledge with one or more key infrastructure tools/products: SaltStack, Ansible, Chef, etc.

  • Working knowledge with Container technologies: Kubernetes (preferred), Docker, etc.

  • Working knowledge with Monitoring technologies: Zabbix (preferred), Splunk, etc.

  • Working knowledge with Network is a plus: Routing, VLAN, Firewall/ACL, Load Balancing, etc.

  • Working knowledge with ServiceNow, JIRA, Confluent, and GitHub

  • ITIL Foundation V4 certification is a plus

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of experience in data center infrastructure or relevant work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in large-scale infrastructure design, engineering, and support

  • 5+ years of experience in IT Change, Incident, Problem, Asset management

  • 5+ years of infrastructure engineer with proven record for delivering high-quality, large-scale solutions

  • 5+ years of working knowledge with one or more operating systems: Ubuntu (Preferred), RHEL, CentOS Linux, and Windows Servers.

  • Working knowledge with one or more Virtualization technologies: Ubuntu KVM (Preferred), RHEL KVM, Citrix Hypervisor, VMware vSphere, etc.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly responsible, motivated, able to work with little direction

  • Ability to understand compliance controls/requirements and implement solutions to address identified gaps

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 client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

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

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

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.

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