Entry Level DevOps Engineer: 2022


September 14, 2021

At 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 Responsibilities
Start and end dates for this role are January 2022 and later
As a DevOps Engineer you will work in an agile, collaborative environment to build, configure, and maintain systems, which may include software installations, updates, and core services. You will cross and merge the barriers that exist between software development, testing and operations teams and keep existing networks in mind as they design, plan and test.
What You’ll Do:
  • Work with development teams to enable a continuous integration environment that sustains high productivity levels and emphasizes defect prevention techniques.
  • Design and develop industry impacting services using open source and commercial technologies at scale
  • Manage and allocate tools, accelerators, frameworks, templates and other assets related to engineering productivity and quality that enable service delivery
  • Foster an environment that enables teams to do things correctly, quickly, consistently and with less effort and learning.

IBM Cloud is on the cutting edge offering virtual machines, bare metal, Kubernetes, and a full suite of catalog offerings to build a world class enterprise cloud solutions.
The IBM Cloud team has an available opening for an early professional DevOps engineer who will bring best of class skills to create and maintain an enterprise offering that delivers the entire IBM Cloud Console user interface. Ours is a very tight knit team who share a passion for creating software that is so simple there would be no reason to do it any other way. We build things that scale and requires very little day to day maintenance. If you like creating automated solutions for real world enterprise cloud solutions with hands on exposure to the whole software stack, you should consider this opportunity.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Working knowledge of NodeJS, GitHub, python, or Java.
  • Experience with Linux.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Computer Science Degree
  • Agile development.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • We believe in automating everything, and the expectation is to create automated/automatable solutions.
  • Caching is a key skill in the cloud, and a strong candidate will exhibit exceptional skills with local and edge caching solutions.
  • The ability to debug web based solutions on both client and server sides.
  • Having hands on experience with designing and developing microservices is also preferred.
  • The ability to create solutions to serve an enterprise environment.
  • Exposure or hands on experience with SOC2, PCI, Financial Services, FedRAMP, and HIPPA compliance.
  • Knowledge of scaling under load.
  • Ability to do performance measurement and tuning.
  • Skill at creating reliable and highly available software.
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment and remediation.
  • Having developed solutions and/or managed them in Kubernetes.
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting.
  • Skill with content delivery network (CDN) services.
  • Familiarity with Jenkins as build driving a full unit test, build verification, and production code delivery pipeline.
  • Knowledge of IBM Cloud.
  • Candidate would be expected to self-starting and self-motivating.
  • A security minded individual is needed.
  • Skill with RedHat OpenShift.
  • Ability to stand up and configure software solutions in a cloud environment.
  • Some docker/container exposure.
  • Kubernetes knowledge.
  • Grafana skills

About Business UnitDigitization 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 @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.
Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.
It's time to define your career.
About IBMIBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
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.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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.
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.