Senior DevOps Architect

Company: IBM
Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 28.AUG.2021
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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...


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 ResponsibilitiesCloud Paks are a driving force behind IBM's hybrid cloud mission, defined by Arvind (\_blank) as to "seize the present opportunity to build an essential, **ubiquitous hybrid cloud platform** our customers will rely on to do their most critical work for this century."Cloud Paks offer a secure, open foundation that's extensible - customers can build mission critical apps on top of the platform and deploy them anywhere, and also benefit from a simple, intuitive, and high-quality experience.IBM Cloud Paks deliver software capabilities as Services. The IBM Cloud Pak Competency Center is seeking to hire a Senior DevOps Architect to help drive standardization and best practices of our CI/CD pipelines across multiple platforms (x86, Power, Z) for our Cloud Pak Services. As DevOps Architect leader, the person will be responsible for establishing a common CI/CD multi-platform (X86, Power, Z) build and test automation platform across potentially 100+ services, coach teams to migrate to the standardized CI/CD platform, enable a large resource pool of resources to help Cloud Pak teams transition and accelerate the agility of all the Services.Key Responsibilities:+ Interview, engage and Understand the CI/CD needs of Cloud Pak services+ Define a common Build and test architecture systems that can address needs of Cloud Pak Service development teams.+ Coach dev teams to migrate to the new build and test platform with minimal impact+ Train and enable a set of build and test engineers to execute on the common build and test strategy with full automation.+ Present to the broader executive teams improvements in terms of agility and platform coverage (X86, Power and Z)+ Engage with Open Source and other code delivery teams to integrate into one code delivery pipeline+ Strong understanding of multi-platform software delivery (x86, Power, Z)+ Work with product management teams to translate improvements into customer facing value propositions.+ Documenting best practices across teams and getting buy in.To be successful in this role you will need to:+ Engage across the technical leadership teams across Cloud Pak Service teams and build architectural convergence around common CI/CD best practices+ Quantify improvements and represent expansion of services across x86, Power and Z+ Demonstrate extreme expertise is build and test automation, CI/CD pipelines so teams can learn and benefit+ Have a passion for innovative and agile software development of production and enterprise class softwareRequired Technical and Professional Expertise+ At least, 15 years Experience architecting and delivering software products. At least, 8 years, architecting devops tool chains and strong agile software development.+ At least 10 years experience as a Product architect.+ Strong skills including a variety of CI/CD environments, such as Jenkins, Travis CI, GitHub Actions, CircleCI, etc. as well as working with the underlying scripts to build a variety of products.+ Strong experience with open source, including creating branches, patches, issues, and working to respond to review comments in a variety of open source communities is required.+ Broad set of programming language familiarity and compiler/interpreter knowledge is a plus, including Java, Node.js, GoLang, Python, C, C++, bash, React, .Net, C#, PHP, etc.+ Experience with different build and run time environments is a plus, including GitHub, maven, make, pip, docker, podman, OpenShift, Kubernetes.+ Individuals with experience working with and driving outcomes with executive level development leads, lead architects, and product management is a key requirement.+ Strong coaching skills to train Devops engineers is a must+ Experience with multi-platform software development (x86, Power, Z)Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ Hands on development skills is a plus+ Past experience as a release manager is a plus+ Experience with Cloud Pak is a plusAbout Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.Your 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 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.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 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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