IBM IBM Cloud Object Storage - DevOps IT Systems Architect in CHICAGO, Illinois

Do you have a passion for leading edge technology? Are you searching for an opportunity to partner and work with intelligent and innovative colleagues? Would you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment? If so, the IBM Cloud Object Storage team may be the right fit for you.The IBM Cloud Object Storage team is revolutionizing the storage industry by working to enable the world to confidently store, distribute, access and leverage unstructured content at massive scale – to accelerate digital transformation within enterprises around the world! Our cutting edge, proven technology has been recognized by a number of top analysts, most recently garnering more #1 positions than any other vendor in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Object Storage 31 March 2016. Our highly ambitious pursuits are fueled primarily by the stellar people we hire. We look for bright people who are passionate and dedicated team players.The Position

  • Lead the Transformation of the Product Development Eco-system.

  • Manage and evolve the Product Development tools and Management Information Systems.

  • Streamline the software development workflow.

  • Research and recommend best in class tools and practices.

The ideal candidate will possess

  • 7+ years in an IT System Administrator role directly supporting Agile/Lean software development.

  • Experience with source code management, automated deployment, and automated testing (eg Github and Jenkins)

  • Hands-on experience with Virtualization (eg VMware or Hyper-V, OVA/OVF,Docker)

  • Hands-on experience with scripting languages (eg Python, PowerShell)

  • Experience with IT Automation tooling (eg Chef, PXE )

  • Proven Application Development experience (eg Java, C++)

  • Experience with Windows and Linux administration

  • Experience with Agile Lifecycle Management (Jira, Confluence)

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Familiarity with cloud storage technologies

Non-Technical Skills

  • Excellent communication skills to colleagues at all levels.

  • Approach challenges with a passion and leverage any and all opportunities to learn.

  • Thrive in a team environment where collaboration and innovation are critical to success.

  • Effectively multitask while maintaining flexibility in fast-paced work environment.

  • Proficiency in structured problem-solving methods.


  • A minimum of 7 years in an IT System Administrator role directly supporting software development

  • Proven experience with source code repositories, automated deployment, and automated testing (i.e. Git and Jenkins)

  • Proven application development experience (i.e. Jave, C++)

Object Storage