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Senior Site Reliability Engineer - Remote

Company: IBM Computing
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

IBM Senior Site Reliability Engineer - Remote in Austin , Texas IntroductionAt 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 ResponsibilitiesThis role resides within the Cirrus Hybrid Cloud division of the CIO organization. CIO Hybrid Cloud Platforms provides the platforms and infrastructure that powers IBM, allowing business and application teams to focus on creating the digital business experiences that will drive IBM forward.Our primary focus within CIO Hybrid Cloud Platforms is driving our CIO Hybrid Cloud strategy forward. The CIO Hybrid Cloud, built with Red Hat Openshift and IBM technologies, is the engine for the IBM cognitive enterprise. It provides the speed, scale, and security for IBM's digital business experiences, connecting data, information, and people to bring IBM into the future.We need leaders to join our team who will take an energetic, creative, and collaborative approach to helping to execute our hybrid cloud strategy, particularly around adoption. If you're excited about helping to develop a strategy with adoption and self-service as part of the backbone in achieving the speed, scale, and security that a hybrid cloud environment can ultimately provide, then this role and our team may provide a great opportunity for you to thrive.What You'll Do:Build, maintain, and run a multi-tenant OpenShift hybrid cloud platform used by thousands of developersImplement/customize and maintain monitoring systems, logging solutions, alerting and recovery systems.Identify and develop solutions to eliminate TOILIdentify modern and effective ways to improve the platform and eliminate pain pointsUtilize security solutions and common defensive techniques to mitigate threats to our infrastructure, network, and applicationsEnsure our platform is robust and resilient with the proper architecture to ensure it can run business critical workloads without downtimeLeverage the tenants of SRE, Infrastructure as Code and DevSecOps philosophies to enhance our platform to scale for thousands of developers in a highly available mannerWho you are:Successful and comfortable working with a distributed teamExcited to build solutions for resilient and scalable distributed systemsPossess effective collaboration skills, able to pair with colleagues, brainstorm with your team, give and accept feedbackEnjoy working with developers to deploy and scale their workloads on a containerized platformAble to independently identify critical areas of improvement and work across the team to implement your solutions in a collaborative wayAble to drive improvements across the platform relating to Observability and Proactive MonitoringAbility to debug complex problems occurring within a distributed system of applications, automation, and systemsExperience with virtualized environments and related technologiesExperienced with common SCM tools, preferably git and GitHub or GitLab, and common collaborative workflow strategies using gitExperience with containers and cloud native development strategies using tools such as Docker, PodmanMost of our teams are in Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Boston Metro, MA; New York, NY; Raleigh, NC; Armonk, NY; and Southbury, CT. However, since the nature of our work is hybrid, we welcome applications from other locations. This could be a fully remote position. There will be minimal travel involved.Required Technical and Professional ExpertiseExperience designing, building, and supporting large-scale production systems or servicesExperience implementing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with tools such as Terraform, Chef, Puppet, or AnsibleExperience with developed deployment automation solutions for infrastructure or applications tools such as ArgoCD, TravisCI, Tekton or JenkinsPrevious work with OpenShift / Kubernetes administration such as building, patching, debugging, and maintaining clustersExperience or familiarity managing network devices and solutions such as Web Application Firewalls, Load Balancers or DNS serversPreferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseInstallation, configuration, and deployment of Kubernetes or OpenShift clustersAble to describe and traverse Kubernetes or OpenShift internals, deep familiarity with how a cluster works and the underlying architecture and its componentsStrong understanding of Linux systems administration and operating system internals (Network management, standard processes, filesystems, namespaces, services, KVM)Ability to write advanced scripts in Bash/Shell or PythonBuilding and supporting centralized service offerings for application developers in a cloud environmentWriting CI/CD processes for Jenkins, TravisCI or other DevOps toolsWriting YAML while optimizing using templating tools such as HelmThorough understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP networking models and ability to debug problems in a networking contextKnowledge of different container runtime environments such as containerd or CRI-O and leveraging them in a Kubernetes or OpenShift clusterContributions to open-source projectsFamiliar with Kubernetes and OpenShift design patterns and frameworks for enabling operator-based internal cluster applicationsAbout Business UnitThe Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) owns IBM's IT strategy and provides the tools, workstations, devices, and infrastructure that IBMers use to do their jobs every day. Put simply, our mission is to create a productive environment for IBM's worldwide employees. Join us as we lead with design to drive simplicity and ease of use, engineering the systems that run the business, and innovating to transform the business.This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.Your Life @ IBMIn a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.Being an IBMer means you'll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you'll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.Are you ready to be an IBMer?This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.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.The compensation range for this position is based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.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.

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