IBM Cloud DB & Infra DevOps Engineer

Mulhuddart, Dublin, IE

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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
IBM Cloud provides a suite of options for clients requiring a cloud database service. Including "IBM Cloud Databases", IBM Cloudant and SQL Query.

IBM Cloudant NoSQL DB provides a globally distributed Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) for loading, storing, analyzing, and distributing operational application data for developers of large and/or fast- growing applications. Delivered as a managed cloud service, Cloudant technology offers high availability, elastic scalability, and innovative mobile device synchronization.

IBM Cloud Databases provides managed Open Source databases within the IBM Cloud. Including Redis, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Mongo, Cassandra (coming soon), and etcd designed to enable clients flexibility to utilize the database most appropriate for their specific use case, as and when it's needed.

A successful applicant will become part of a global team dedicated to providing exceptional development and support for the live Managed Services offered within the IBM Cloud service. Candidates for this team will specifically be responsible for maintaining the quality and availability of an individual Public Region utilized by one of IBM's biggest customers. This will include maintenance of the service infrastructure (Kubernetes, Chef, Python, PagerDuty) alongside creative development project contributions that deploy to live service environments.

Key Responsibilities:
Hold the front line pager on rotation
Be accountable for working operational tasks through to completion
Create/Develop operational tooling
Develop/contribute code to the service and Open Source projects (E.g. Apache CouchDB)
Triage operational issues to appropriate experts/teams where necessary
Collaborate directly with the various Cloudant engineering and customer facing teams to help resolve issues
Identify operational needs and feed into the product development process

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Key Attributes of members on this team:
Problem solving ability
Work well with a distributed technical team
Proven written and verbal communication skills
Desire to take on responsibility and be accountable
Ability to learn new technologies and languages

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Knowledge of Linux systems - Acquired
Experience in any of: JavaScript, Python, Golang, Ruby, Erlang, Java - Acquired
Readiness to travel 10% travel annually
English: Fluent

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
BS or equivalent in computer science or electrical engineering or relevant experience

About Business Unit
Digitization 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 @ IBM
What 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 IBM
IBM’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 Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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

Job tags: Apache Chef Elasticsearch Golang High availability Java JavaScript Kubernetes Linux Open source PostgreSQL Python Redis Ruby SQL