Open VMWare/Dev Ops Engineer

Job Description
The global cost of cyber-crime is expected to reach over 2 trillion dollars by 2019. At IBM Security, our mission is to protect our clients from various attacks including malware, identity thief, fraud etc. IBM® Security delivers an integrated system of analytics, real-time defences and proven experts. IBM Security uses VMware as the backbone for its underlying server infrastructure to provide high availability, scalability, and performance to meet the goals of the IBM Security mission.
What is your job?

As a Virtualization Engineer, you will work as part of a team responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining VMware virtual infrastructure solutions which support IBM Security products.
This includes:

  • Day-to-day maintenance, troubleshooting and patching of our VMware infrastructure
  • Deploy solutions that integrate networking, storage, and server components
  • Work in both traditional on-premise datacentres and cloud-based providers.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments.
  • Engage other business units to drive deployment and maintenance initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the VMware team to identify areas of need or improvement opportunities
  • Utilize Powershell scripting tools to streamline deployment and configuration
  • Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for system supportThe global cost of cyber-crime is expected to reach over 2 trillion dollars by 2019. At IBM Security, our mission is to protect our clients from various attacks including malware, identity thief, fraud etc. IBM® Security delivers an integrated system of analytics, real-time defences and proven experts. IBM Security uses VMware as the backbone for its underlying server infrastructure to provide high availability, scalability, and performance to meet the goals of the IBM Security mission.
    What is your job?

    As a Virtualization Engineer, you will work as part of a team responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining VMware virtual infrastructure solutions which support IBM Security products.
    This includes:
  • Day-to-day maintenance, troubleshooting and patching of our VMware infrastructure
  • Deploy solutions that integrate networking, storage, and server components
  • Work in both traditional on-premise datacentres and cloud-based providers.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments.
  • Engage other business units to drive deployment and maintenance initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the VMware team to identify areas of need or improvement opportunities
  • Utilize Powershell scripting tools to streamline deployment and configuration
  • Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for system support


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Solid understanding of agile software development life cycle, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • A willingness and aptitude for learning new skills


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • ​ Understanding of server virtualization concepts
  • Experience with VMware or other server virtualization technologies
  • Experience working with high availability, high performance, multi-data center systems and cloud environments.
  • Knowledge of related technologies including encryption, IPsec, VLANs, VPNs, routing, firewalls, proxy services, LAN/WAN connectivity


EO Statement
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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