IBM Dev Ops Engineer in RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina

IBM is the largest consulting and technology company in the world with approximately 380,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries as diverse as healthcare, retail, banking, travel, manufacturing, and many more, by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyze. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformationBusiness Unit IntroductionIBM Global Technology Services (GTS) helps clients plan, implement and manage an efficient, resilient, flexible IT infrastructure. IBM GTS is the partner of choice for infrastructure services – be it transformational outsourcing tied to business outcomes or integrated managed services or discrete services.Our RTP, NC location is looking to build a team of Dev Ops Engineers. The engineers will have the following responsibilities

  • Work heavily with Kubernetes and Docker and clouds

  • Ensure all systems are highly available

  • Ensure we achieve maximum performance from the systems

  • Write code to automate all related ops processes

  • Change management

  • Monitor infrastructure and applications

  • L2 escalation for production issues

  • Capacity planning to ensure that systems can support production workloads and scale

  • Ensure that all systems are continually secure


Required 2 years of

  • Knowledge and experience in designing, deploying and administering complex cloud applications (IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure)

  • Experience working with configuration management tools (puppet, chef, ansible)

  • A strong working knowledge of Kubernetes and Docker

  • An in-depth knowledge of Linux troubleshooting, including networking, file systems, security, and the kernel.

  • Comfortable picking up and learning existing automation code (Bash, Python)

  • In depth knowledge of troubleshooting tools for debugging/tuning web services/API’s. (network through presentation)

  • Excellent knowledge of git best practices

  • Strong scripting skills and an eagerness to automate (Bash, Python)

  • Good understanding of modern micro-services architectures

  • Ability to carry out monitoring and performance metrics analysis using common monitoring tools.

  • Experience designing and enforcing disaster recovery plans and business continuity contingencies

  • Experience being on-call in a 24x7 production environment.

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