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Edge Computing Specialist (362968BR)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



Texas, United States

IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk!Your Role and ResponsibilitiesAs an Edge Computing Specialist in IBM's next-gen network and edge computing practice, you will lead the implementation of edge computing solutions for enterprise clients. Edge computing is transforming industries that rely on a large number of interconnected devices that produce massive amounts of data, by pushing latency-sensitive computation closer to where the data is created. The application of AI and machine learning on such data is automating factory floors, warehouses, and fleets of connected vehicles, among others. Clients are leveraging the next generation of wireless networks including 5G and edge cloud platforms to support this transformation.* You will implement edge computing solutions for enterprise clients especially in industrial, manufacturing, automotive, and distribution.* Lead the implementation of the entire edge stack including edge compute infrastructure, network, edge cloud platform, edge middle-ware, and applications.* Understand client requirements and develop innovative solutions to address them.* Through a skillful implementation, meet challenging design requirements including latency, quality of service, throughput, scale (thousands / millions of connected devices and terabytes of data per second).* Explore novel approaches to system integration.* Create repeatable processes and artifacts that will be used at scale to develop and evolve edge computing designs.* Work with Engineering teams to define detailed solutioning methodologies as well as providing expertise and guidance.* Interface with customers on all technical matters of lab trials, testing, and deployments.* Work with cross-functional teams (network, cloud, software, computer) and develop technical activities for customer trials and deployments.* Propose new, creative solutions for complex, system-wide problems.Nice to have skills :* Experience working in multiple industries.* Demonstrated competency and knowledge of the Python programming language.* Experience in shell scripting and network automation platforms such as Ansible, AWX, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, or others.* Demonstrated competency and knowledge of Linux operating systems such as Red Hat, Ubuntu, or others; containerization platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes; and virtualization technologies such as VMWare and KVM.* Familiarity with network security, Dev-Ops, Dev-Sec-Ops, Dev-Net-Ops.Required Technical and Professional Expertise* 2+ years of experience in designing / deploying/documenting solutions for large clients.* Experience with one or more of the following edge cloud platforms: AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud.* Ability to design / deploy / document edge computing solutions using the above technologies.* Solution mind-set: ability to connect the dots to conceptualize a solution, value proposition, and create blueprints.Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise* 1+ years experience leading teams of other technical subject matter experts.* Edge computing infrastructure and middle-ware.* CCNP (CCIE Preferred RS, DC, or enterprise).* Software-defined networking.* Private LTE / 5G.* Experience in implementing large-scale systems.* Experience with system-level testing and performance evaluation of Edge computing solutions and familiarity with related tools.* Knowledge of DevOps and SysAdmin tools and practices, especially OpenShift, CI/CD, shell scripting, and Linux.About Business UnitAt Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!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 StatementFor 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 @ 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.