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Network Infrastructure Engineer/Architect

Dallas, TX 75201
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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.

Your Role and Responsibilities
This position requires engineering and installation support of both client and cloud network environments. As a member of the FIMS program, the IT Network Engineer will support projects and customers supported by the IBM Federal Infrastructure Managed Services program. This position focuses on all aspects of networking including en-gineering, design, installation, configuration, compliance, hand off for day 2 operations as well as acting as an es-calation point for the day 2 operational teams.

This position will work with the following technologies:
  • CheckPoint Firewalls
  • VMware NSX
  • Cisco Catalyst and Nexus Switches
  • A10, F5 and Citrix Load Balancers
  • Arista Network Switches
Examples of engineering support tasks listed below.
  • Troubleshooting as a tier 3 escalation point, customer traffic flow layer 2/layer 3, including Firewalls
  • Create virtual network infrastructure and dynamic routing configuration in support of tenant environments
  • Create and maintain detailed technical documentation of the client environment as well as the Smart Cloud for Government (SCG) cloud environment
  • Build and deliver on all network related enterprise technologies and service offerings within the SCG cloud environment
  • Alignment and knowledge of NIST SP800-53 security controls and risk management framework for Federal Systems

Candidates must be clearable / able to obtain a US DOD Secret level clearance to be considered.

Work location - Dallas, TX

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Strong understanding of networking and virtualization technologies
  • VMware NSX experience - 2+ years
  • Switching and Routing experience in an enterprise data center environment - 5 years
  • Firewall experience in an enterprise data center environment - 2+ years
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing technology requirements
  • Strong system design background
  • Strong communication, presentation, and documentation skills
  • Able to navigate fast-paced and rapidly evolving environments
  • 5 years IT operations and engineering experience
  • 2 years cloud network and security technologies experience
  • must be clearable / able obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Arista Switch experience
  • CheckPoint Firewall experience
  • A10, F5 and Citrix Load Balancer experience
  • Active DoD Security clearance

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM
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.


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.

About IBM
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!



Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
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.


  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-08-14 Expires: 2019-09-13

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