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IBM IaaS Infrastructure Engineer - VMWare in St Louis, Missouri

Introduction

At 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 Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and administrate infrastructure and solutions that support the IBM VMware Cloud environment

  • Support the compliance and security integrity of the environment through your work

  • Support development of new and enhanced existing capabilities for our VMware infrastructure services

  • Partner with other teams, functional managers and program managers to deliver mission-critical services to the market

  • Provide technical escalation support for the Infrastructure Operations team

  • Lead by example; mentor and cross-train other team members to raise expertise level for the whole team

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10+ years of experience in data center infrastructure or relevant work experience

  • 10+ years of experience in large-scale infrastructure design, engineering, and support

  • 10+ years of experience in IT Change, Incident, Problem, Asset management

  • 5+ years of infrastructure architect with proven record for delivering high-quality, large-scale solutions

  • 5+ years of practical experience with VMware vSphere, vRealize Operations, and vRealize Automation

  • 5+ years of practical experience in integrating VMware environment with other subsystems

  • 3+ years of working knowledge with Software Defined Network principles and technologies: VMware NSX, Juniper vSRX, or equivalent

  • 3+ year of working knowledge with storage and data protection technologies: Veeam, Zerto, or equivalent

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Working knowledge with one or more operating systems: Windows Servers, RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS Linux

  • Working knowledge with one or more programming tools: Bash, PowerShell, Python, Ruby, etc.

  • Working knowledge with one or enterprise management tools: Chef, Ansible, Git

  • Working knowledge with MS SQL, Active Directory, LDAP

  • Working knowledge with ServiceNow, JIRA, Confluent, and GitHub

  • Working knowledge with one or more Logging & Monitoring technologies: Zabbix, Splunk, Kafka, ELK Stack, RabbitMQ, etc.

  • Working knowledge with ServiceNow, JIRA, Confluent, and GitHub

  • ITIL Foundation V4 certification is a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly responsible, motivated, able to work with little direction

  • Experience with design and development of complex systems

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex problems and customer issues

About Business Unit

Digitization 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 @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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, 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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