IBM Senior Cloud Engineer in AUSTIN, Texas

Ready to help drive IBM's success in the Cloud market? This is your chance to research and learn new Cloud related technology products and services, as well as to design and implement quick Cloud based prototypes while advancing your career in leading edge technology. As a member of the Cloud Competitive Assessment team, the candidate will be generating hands-on scenario based analysis from competitors environments and comparing them against emerging and existing IBM Cloud solutions by exercising through programing engagements, APIs, cloud stack components and services within public, private and hybrid architectures. The output of this visionary team is key to ensuring the competitiveness of IBM's Cloud offerings in the market and the success of the IBM Cloud Group. The team utilizes agile development methodology as well as IBM Design Thinking to execute and deliver results. A Master's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science related field is desired. As a team member, the candidate will:

  • Have access to beta versions of emerging public, private and hybrid Cloud technologies

  • Make Cloud architecture design decisions

  • Set up and configure Cloud services within a diverse set of commercial Cloud environments

  • Outline the scope and timelines of projects

  • Develop and design code and exercise APIs

  • Provide input and recommendations for prototyping and benchmarking Cloud services

  • Organize and present results to management

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of software methodologies and algorithms

  • Experience standing up VMs

  • Knowledge of relational DB and SQL

  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence (BI) tools

  • Fluent in English

Preferred Education:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science


  • 5+ years software engineering within Agile methodology and development environments

  • 5+ years with at least 3 of the following programming languages: C/C++, PHP, Perl, Java, Ruby, Python, Clojure, Go, Visual Basic, JavaScript

  • Experience building applications for mobile, Cloud and/or IoT

  • Knowledge of the Cloud stack: IaaS, PaaS and/or SaaS within Public or Private environments

  • Experience building applications for mobile, Cloud and/or IoT

  • Experience with deployment automation DevOps tools such as chef, puppet, ansible, salt, powershell, etc.

  • Some experience with continuous development and continuous integration processes and tools, Git, CSV

  • Experience with at least one Cloud Environment such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM, VMWare

  • Knowledge of at least 3 of the following OS/Architectures: iOS, Android, Linux, Windows, .NET

  • Experience with JSON, Goggle Buffers, XML and/or Parquet data formats

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