IBM Senior DevOps Engineer in Bethesda, Maryland

Job Description

Job Description

The IBM Cloud Object Storage team has opened a position for a Cloud Operations Engineer with senior level experience with cloud dev ops. As the lead member of a globally distributed team, you will be responsible for the deployment and support of internally developed services/applications supporting IBM’s S3 protocol single and multi-tenant object storage clouds. This is a unique opportunity to work on cutting edge platforms in support of IBM’s cloud portfolio. This position may require working some non-standard work hours as needed. Role is high-availability and requires 24x7 on-call when advanced troubleshooting or scheduling is required.

Key Responsibilities:

Operational ownership of deployment, delivery and support of IBM Cloud SaaS systems.

End to end ownership of security and regulatory compliance and certification

Collaborate with other operational teams during all phases of the client lifecycle

as well as ensure adherence to production deployment standards.

Manage customer escalations in collaboration with cross-functional teams.

Automate deployment processes whenever possible.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Required Skills:

6+ years of experience supporting production environments on Unix platforms

Proven experience with automated deployment tools and processes (Chef, Ansible or other demonstrated)

Strong ability to troubleshoot and operate at a system / command line level in a hands-on capacity

Ability to identify problems across the technical spectrum (network, software, hardware, etc) and engage / escalate to the appropriate teams or individuals self-sufficiently

Some experience with load balancing and firewall infrastructure and performance

Experience with cloud infrastructure with a focus on networking concepts

Scripting knowledge in shell, python and other languages (some python expertise mandatory)

Experience with access control and role management capabilities

Vulnerability management, including managing infrastructure scans and identifying remediation opportunities

Exposure to Compliance and Certification (HIPAA, SOC1/2, others) requirements

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

Prior experience as a Cloud Operations Engineer or DevOps Engineer

Certification(s) in Linux administration and / or security

EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.