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Cloud Systems Management Specialist


Introduction We build phenomenal products that our customers rely on so it’s important they are running at their best. As a Systems Management Specialist, you will work with the latest software to ke

We build phenomenal products that our customers rely on so it’s important they are running at their best. As a Systems Management Specialist, you will work with the latest software to keep moving business forward. Whether it’s our Engineering teams that need a test environment or our software running in production, we are seeking skilled systems management professionals ready for the challenge.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and expand function of the core provisioning systems including a large Linux, XenServer, and Netscaler systems fleet.
  • Identify and remediate any and all security vulnerabilities and issues.
  • Support development teams from within and outside the organization in making use of core infrastructure.
  • Configure switches and load balancers for core internal rows.
  • Develop centralized configuration code for Ansible, Chef and Jenkins as well as support or improve existing implementations.
  • Coordinate with datacenter operations personnel for hardware provisioning and decommission.
  • Continually improve systems and processes with regard to automation and monitoring.
  • Participate in 24×7 on-call rotation.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Required technical & professional expertise:

  • 3-5 years of deep knowledge of Linux computer operating systems.
  • Very solid understanding of IP networking concepts.
  • Intermediate to Advanced programming and scripting experience in multiple languages (preferred Python, Ruby, Go, Bourne shell)
  • Experience configuring routing and switching hardware.
  • 1+ years’ experience developing centralized configuration code.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Desired Additional Qualifications and Skills (“Nice to Have”)

  • 6+ years’ experience as a UNIX systems administrator.
  • 3+ years’ experience developing centralized configuration code.
  • Strong Ansible experience
  • Experience with Citrix Netscaler ADC and Citrix LB hypervisor, Citrix Xenserver, etc.,
  • Advanced understanding of IP networking, packet framing, and dynamic routing protocols.

About Business UnitDigitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds – public, private, and hybrid – enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

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 wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

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.