Ansible Automation Developer

Introduction
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Your Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for candidates for Ansible Automation Developer role to join our Cloud team.
As Ansible Automation Developer you'll be responsible for:

  • Automation of business processes and software deployment/configuration through a variety of frameworks, development languages and tools (primarily ruby, python, java script, bash, etc., but Chef their associated DSLs/programming languages can be considered).
  • Contribute and provide input and/or direction for the overall development processes and development operations (DevOps), throughout system/software development lifecycle.
  • Development and implementation of the automation and services developed in various cloud platforms (both public and private) and service models
Additional Benefits:
  • Trainings and certifications
  • Private medical package and insurance package
  • Multisport Card
  • Working on international projects in multicultural teams
  • Good to be an IBMer discounts
  • Cinema & trips for IBMers
  • Language classes
  • Summer camps for children


Required Professional and Technical Expertise

At least 3 years hands-on experience with Linux family:
  • Experience with Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  • At least 1 year of experience building container-based solutions using one of following tools: Openshift, Kubernetes, Docker, Helm.
  • Hands-on experience with Linux KVM (libvirt, libguestfs, virsh, qemu, qemu-img, virtio) or equivalent experience using Xen, Oracle VM.

Ansible - Technical Experience with:
  • Install Ansible/ Red Hat Ansible Engine on control nodes.
  • Create and update inventories of managed hosts and manage connections to them
  • Automate administration tasks with Ansible playbooks and adhoc commands
  • Write effective Ansible playbooks at scale
  • Protect sensitive data used by Ansible with Ansible Vault Reuse code and simplify playbook development with Ansible roles
  • Configure Ansible managed nodes
  • Know how to work with commonly used Ansible modules


Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Understanding core components of Ansible
  • Automation Development - Any kind of automation development in SDLC to bring effectiveness.
  • Preferably using Ruby, Python, bash, etc. which can return JSON for Ansible.
  • Working knowledge of software repositories like github or bitbucket
  • Cloud - Knowledge on OpenStack, VMWare, AWS, Azure, SoftLayer, Google Cloud etc., will be further helpful.
  • Knowledge and experience with various cloud service and deployment models (ie: IaaS, PaaS, XaaS, on-premise, off-premise, etc.)
  • Sysadmin background (with both implementation and support experience in terms of
  • infrastructure, servers, OSes, middleware and databases)
  • Understanding of several middleware such as Oracle, SAP, DB2, MySql, Apache, IIS, etc.,
  • Solid background with operating systems deployment and administration (various Linux/Unix flavours-RHEL/SLES, AIX as well as Windows Servers)
  • Understanding of cloud service models - IaaS/PaaS/Saas - considered a plus
  • Experience with Chef


About Business Unit
At 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 @ 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
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Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
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