Open Source Support Technical Leader

    • Cairo, Egypt

Introduction
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

Open Source Business Applications Contributor or Technical Leader

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, invent, collaborate and not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.
The IBM Global Technology Services remote open source applications support mission is in the third wave of "start-up mode". Join us in what promises to be an incredible journey in helping customers transform their businesses onto open source projects.
IBM's OSS Business Applications team is looking for hands-on technical experts with either deep admin and operations experience or open source contribution status in one of sixty projects within the broad categories of Application Platforms, Integration, Web Services, Software Programming or Application Messaging.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Act as technical resource and point of escalation for team members.
  • Interact with the relevant Open Source Communities on behalf of clients and your interests
  • Engage in identifying and resolving complex problems relating to installation, update, configuration, operations or performance.
  • Present knowledge via articles, blogs and remote training.
Required Professional and Technical Expertise OR
  • 4 - 7 years experience solving complex problems involving one or more of these (or similar) open source projects: Apache Tomcat, Apache Kafka, OpenJDK, Spring Framework, WildFly, Nginx, Node.js, Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Commons, Apache Camel, Python
  • Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills

Nice to have
  • An understanding of what it takes to migrate from proprietary to Open Source platforms
  • Cloud integration experience
  • 1 - 3 years Leadership experience


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • N/A


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • N/A


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.

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About IBM
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Location Statement
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