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Your Role and Responsibilities
Who We Are...
In case you may or may not be familiar with the term ‘Inner Source’ it essentially means that we use the Open Source collaboration, co-creation and community working model but the community boundaries are within a company or organization. While the concept seems simple, in practice it is extremely challenging for software developers to operate at an enterprise scale to contribute to other projects given the… well, you know…scale. We will need to overcome technical, behavioral, and cultural factors that create friction and inhibit progress.
The Inner Source program office is tasked with scaling Inner Source at IBM and is assembling a multidisciplinary team that is passionate about Inner Source and Open Source and is committed to creating an exceptional experience for developers who are contributing to or maintaining Inner Source projects.
Our team will provide guidance for Inner Source project maintainers, contributors and pretty much anyone and everyone engaged in an Inner Source ecosystem. We will work directly with developers, leaders, architects, designers, and product managers as enablers to help grow Inner Source communities, increase the number of contributors to Inner Source projects and increase adoption of those projects through reuse. We are looking for an Inner Source DevOps Engineer to join this team and help us bring Inner Source to IBM.
Who You Are...
As an Inner Source DevOps Engineer you’ll use your expertise in DevOps tooling, practices, test, automation, TDD, etc. You possess a wholistic view of DevOps by nature and your goal is to make Inner Source contributions easier and more hands-off. You bring strong DevOps technical skills combined with a passionate need to enable your fellow software developers with the tools, documentation, processes, automation, etc. that, which will allow us to scale Inner Source across IBM.
As an Inner Source DevOps Engineer you will work with and learn from the best global DevOps leaders across IBM. You will work to optimize DevOps pipelines, cluster management, and ensure reliability, consistency and quality by developing innovative CI/CD solutions, tools and processes.
Yes, IBM is a large company but it is filled with IBMers who possess innovative ideas and are doers just like you. The Program Office is setting the stage for the future through Inner Source, therefore we will operate in a start-up like environment and since you possess that entrepreneurial spark you should thrive in our culture! Interested? Keep reading then…
The Role – What You Will Do
In your first 6 months, you’ll...
Learn about Inner Source and how to leverage DevOps tools and practices at scale
You will be the first to develop or use new tools, Slackbots, automation and test environments with the goal of making them repeatable, easy to use and mostly self-service
Create, manage and maintain, high quality documentation and wikis which are designed with the developer experience in mind
Work with members of our research organization to test new tools and new ways of working that will enable scaling of Inner Source
Identify opportunities to that, in general make Inner Source contribution easier and more hands-off for your fellow software developers
We are on the bleeding edge working with new technologies and ways of working - So if you're reading this and have some exposure to these areas, we encourage you to apply. We want to learn about the superpower you'd like to share with our team!
We care a lot about building an inclusive environment, and seek people who can bring new backgrounds and experiences to the team. IBM is strongly supportive of work-life balance, because we believe rest is necessary to keep doing your best work. Since we are responsible for building technology that we expect all of IBM to rely on, we focus on best collaborative practices in the industry to facilitate innovation. We believe in continually building IBM into the best place it can be, and adapt as needed to make that possible. We're hiring... JOIN US.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
In addition to your strong written and verbal communication skills, you'll possess 5+ years' experience in AT LEAST 3 of the following areas...
Knowledge of Product Deployment and DevOps best practices and technologies especially with respect to Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), Test Driven Development (TDD), and Automation
Experience building, deploying and maintaining containerized microservices
Experience with testing and deployment pipelines using CI/CD principles
Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and Jenkins
Experience with Agile development and/or Design Thinking practices to proactively identify opportunities to optimize that will enhances the developer experience
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Knowledge or experience with Inner Source and/or Open Source and ways of working
Knowledge of any of the following: Operators, API Design/development using gRPC and REST, and/or Machine learning lifecycle
Ability to efficiently enable and collaborate with many types of stakeholders from a senior executives to new hire, junior software developers with the goal of ensuring successful implementation and adoption of Inner Source at IBM
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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
- 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
- World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
- Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
- Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
- Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
- Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
- Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
- Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.
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