24 days old

DevOps Engineer

Reston, VA
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Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies.

The DevOps Engineer provides build and deployment support for all software development projects. You will work with project engineers, architects and information security engineers to determine build requirements, develop shell scripts to install and upgrade software applications, and will use open source tools to generate and apply software patches to source code, document procedures, and manage virtual machines. You may be involved in procuring equipment and performing acceptance testing, providing hardware maintenance support, and preparing reports and recommendations concerning existing and emerging hardware technologies. This position requires knowledge of system engineering principles, architectures, awareness of behavioral characteristics of probabilistic and stochastic systems. Youll need to have a deep understanding of content formats, representations, data sources, and content management systems.


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

Career growth

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employees strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

Corporate citizenship

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Active TS/SCI clearance + CI Polygraph.
  • Experience configuring, automating, provisioning, maintaining, monitoring, and managing/reporting FISMA compliance for software, hardware, networks, communications circuits, storage, backup/recovery in an agile, Dev/Ops methodology.
  • Experience using one or more of the following:
    • Citrix
    • VMWare
    • Clustering
    • Linux
    • Shell Scripting
    • Microsoft Shell Scripting
    • Oopen source hosting tools
    • NetApp/EMC Storage Management
    • Cisco Networking
    • Provisioning and deployment software (e.g. Puppet , Jenkins, Maven).
  • Experience using one or more of the following:
    • Hadoop
    • HBase
    • Accumulo
    • Tomcat
    • Spark
    • Oozie
    • Camel
    • Kafka
    • Zookeeper,
    • Pig
  • Bachelors degree in engineering, computer science or related technical field, or equivalent experience

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience with database software installation and maintenance.
  • Experience with MapReduce and clustering.
  • Experience with Oracle, DB2, Mongo, Postgres.
  • Experience with SOLR, ElasticSearch.
  • Experience with monitoring and management software (e.g. Splunk, Nagios, HP/Dell/ Hitachi).
  • Experience developing software, and deploying hardware, with a specialty in automating the production and deployment of software in a large enterprise.

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.


Posted: 2019-01-26 Expires: 2019-02-25

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