IBM Cloud Network Engineer in Austin, Texas

Cloud Network EngineerIBM is seeking an experienced Network Engineers to join our Cloud Networking team. You’ll be involved in working directly with strategic customer accounts, and in implementing high-performance, high-scale cloud networking solutions for them. You’ll also be working with cloud Network Architects and other product teams in order to deploy the most optimal networking solutions to ensure maximum customer success.The Cloud Network Engineer is a technical, customer-facing role having paramount impact on customers’ experience with IBM cloud solutions. As a Cloud Network Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Participating in overall implementation of cloud networking solutions for customers

  • Troubleshooting and resolving complex network and performance issues

  • Performing all aspects of network installation and configurations, including routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls, overlay networks, and virtual private networks

  • Implementing appropriate security, and monitoring tools for cloud networks

  • Focusing on continuous improvement of implementation practices and tools

Key Requirements include:

  • 7+ years' experience in implementing large-scale networks

  • Deep understanding of cloud technologies, such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Software-defined networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Openstack, and other emerging technologies

  • 5 years' experience in migrating and/or extending on-premises networks to the cloud

  • 5 years' experience in troubleshooting and solving networking issues

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with customers

  • Ability to travel onsite to customer locations as necessary

Additional acronyms listed in this job posting:

  • IP= Internet Protocol

  • BGP= Border Gateway Protocol

  • Mpls = Multiprotocol Label Switching

  • OSPF= Open Shortest Path First

  • CCIE= Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert

  • DNS= Domain Name System

  • VPN = Virtual Private Network

  • IPSec = Internet Protocol Security

  • SSL= Secure Sockets Layer

  • GRE= Generic Routing Encapsulation

  • IPv6 = Internet Protocol version 6

  • BYoIP= Bring Your own Internet Protocol


  • 5 years' experience with IP Networking - Routing, Switching, BGP, MPLS, OSPF etc., Cisco, Juniper, Brocade (CCIE preferred)

  • 5 years' experience with VMWare NSX design and implementation

  • 5 years' experience with Virtualization, SDN, NFV, Openflow, Openstack Neutron

  • 3 years' experience with Public and hybrid cloud

  • 4 years' experience with Load Balancers f5, Citrix etc.

  • 4 years' experience with Multi-site load balancing, DNS

  • 4 years' experience with VPN, IPSec, SSL, GRE tunneling

  • 3 years' experience with Access Control Lists, Security groups

  • 5 years' experience with Perimeter firewalls, Web application firewalls – Vyatta, Fortigate

  • 5 years' experience with IPv6, BYoIP, Network Address Translation (NAT)

  • 3 years' experience with Scripting

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