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IBM Senior Engineer in Poughkeepsie, New York


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

  • Research, Specify, Assess, Select, Test. Qualify & Deploy x86 Servers for use in IBM's Public Cloud. Involves expanding knowledge base of x86 Intel and AMD based server technology and characteristics via research and study and engagement with OEM's and ODM's. Cost and Price Analysis, Customer usage analysis, RAS analysis and Operational Deployment Analysis are all primary front-end aspects of the role.

  • After server selection is completed, development of a well structured test plan is required, followed by hands on lab testing and test data analysis. Areas of the design to be evaluated and verified include; firmware functions offered by BIOS and BMC code, CPU and memory function and performance, I/O function and performance, local storage function and performance, thermal characteristics, power conversion and delivery performance, out-of-band monitoring and control, fault diagnostics, serviceability, etc.

  • Coordinate deployment of the qualified servers into IBM Cloud Data Centers. Today we have 50 of these large centers and the number continues to grow.

  • Monitor and Analyze the performance, effectiveness and profitability of deployed servers in our data centers.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • x86 Intel and AMD server knowledge

  • OEM and ODM engagement experience

  • Cost, Price, RAS, Customer Usage

  • Operational Deployment Analysis

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Lab Testing, Data Analysis

  • H/W Qualification, Documentation, Verification of Hardware & Firmware Functions.

About Business UnitDigitization 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 @ IBMWhat 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 IBMIBM'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 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.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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.