Application Consultant: Red Hat Cloud Microservices

IBM Application Consultants work directly with our clients on key initiatives. You will have the opportunity to build an in-depth understanding of their business issues and implement organizational strategies that drive adoption of change. We are looking for experts who can build credibility and trust with our clients and provide knowledge that addresses individual and unique business needs.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Who you are:
As a Telco Communication Service Providers, You will:
Continue to modernize, they are quickly moving past Network Virtualization (NFV) to Network Cloudification. The growing focus is on open public-cloud compliant architecture (e.g. Containerization, VMware, OpenStack...) that allow abstracted network services to be deployed as needed across any cloud environment (private or public) and network tier (Core, Regional, Edge, Device) using automation and AI driven service provisioning. IBM has a significant play in this emerging space with its hybrid multicloud capabilities, including: a flexible public cloud compliant stack with ICP , MCM, Edge-Fabric bundled with ML and automation, and integrated intelligent service management (ASM) & Virtual Network Function (VNF) vendor agnostic orchestration with Agile Lifecycle management ( ALM); delivering cognitive service assurance and unified fault management, advanced AI, micro-services, the support for workload optimized architecture including P9, Flash, SpectrumScale etc.

What you'll do:
As a Telco Communication Service Providers,

  • The Telco Communication Service Providers is a key role in the growing and dynamic IBM Cloud organization.
  • You will be focused on developing and deploying both network and IT services across hybrid cloud platform, automating wide ranges of operational tasks, problem-solving, and interfacing with product management, development teams' company-wide, and end users, to solve complex problems.
  • You will be part of a strong, modern team culture driven to create world-class development and deployment environments, delivering an industry leading user experience for our telecom customers

How we'll help you grow:
  • You'll have access to all the technical and management training courses to become the expert you want to be.
  • You'll learn directly from Senior members/leaders in this field.
  • You'll have the opportunity to work with multiple clients.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 12+ years of experience in Telecom domain/networks
    Practical working experience with NFV MANO (network functions virtualization management and orchestration), VNFs (virtualized network functions)
    Experience with cloud computing technologies such as IBM Cloud Private/OpenShift, Open Stack, Microservices Architecture, Kubernetes/Docker Deployment.
    Knowledge of the different VNFs from Cisco, ZTE, Mavenir, Nokia, Huawei
    Experience using version control systems like Git.
    Experience in Automated & Continuous Delivery
    ability to write /define unit tests, automated build, test, run

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Proven record of developing and supporting enterprise class products and applications.
  • Knowledge on Cloud Architectures - IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, Docker.

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.

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.

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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
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.

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