Cloud Infrastructure Specialist

East Lansing, Michigan, US

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Posted 1 week ago

The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Are you passionate about infrastructure and automation, Software Engineering and Continuous Delivery? Are you an Agile practitioner with a willingness to jump in and figure out complex technical problems with a focus on delivering results?

The East Lansing, MI IBM Client Innovation Center is looking for an experienced Infrastructure specialist to help support our clients with automating cloud infrastructure deployments, builds, regression testing, monitoring and pushing releases across multiple environments. Qualified candidates will be responsible for development of solutions by working with product managers, scrum masters, architects, developers, and business stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:
  • Creation and enhancement of Infrastructure Automation across multiple platforms and cloud providers.
  • Using Terraforms and other automation tools to create Infrastructure and Code (IoC)
  • Creation and enhancement of dynamic monitoring and alerting solutions using industry leading services
  • Automate deployment and maintain Kubernetes based platforms (OpenShift, EKS, etc)
  • Automate deployment and maintain technology components (MongoDB, Kafka, etc)

Successful candidates for this role will work on-site at the IBM Client Innovation Center in East Lansing, MI. The IBM Client Innovation Center is an in-bound delivery model where we support our clients from the East Lansing center. However, some travel is expected, and all candidates must be willing and able to travel to meet our client needs across the US. Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and training at the client site (Monday through Friday). You are expected to travel up to 50% of the time. This is a traditional office position. You must live in, or be willing to relocate to, Michigan. The work location is Lansing, MI. This is not a work from home position.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 5 years of overall relevant experience
  • At least 3 years experience Infrastructure Automation
  • At least 3 years experience with AWS or Azure Infrastructure, system administration and networking
  • At least 3 years experience with Kubernetes, container orchestration
  • At least 3 years experience in Dev/Ops, CICD

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience with OpenShift, Elastic Search, Kafka, MongoDB

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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Location Statement
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future.  Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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.

Job tags: AWS Azure Kafka Kubernetes MongoDB
Job region(s): North America
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