IBM Watson Health Innovations VMware Lead Engineer in New York, New York

Position Must Be Located in one of the following Work Locations :- SAN DIEGO, CA SAN FRANCISCO, CA SAN JOSE (Almaden), CA DAYTONA BEACH, FL CHICAGO, IL CAMBRIDGE, MA ROCHESTER, MN DURHAM/RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC NORTH CASTLE/(Somers), NY YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY CLEVELAND, OH FARMERS BRANCH (Dallas), TX HARTLAND, WI or ANN ARBOR, MI IBM Watson Health is looking for talented individuals destined to usher in the next era of healthcare. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming healthcare and life sciences organizations today. New opportunities are being created that never existed before to meet the demands of this transformation. The Watson Health Cloud Foundational Services organization provides the capabilities such as resiliency, security, performance, systems management, identity & access, DevOps, PaaS and infrastructure services to the entire IBM Watson Health business. The Cloud Foundation Platform Services organization is looking for a VMWare Expert to join our Engineering team as the Lead Engineer for VMware Virtualization. The Foundational Services Engineering team is responsible for testing, designing and implementing infrastructure systems and solutions driven by HIPAA and GxP policies and standards. This includes server and storage virtualization, system performance, network automation, SDN, APIs for IaaS and PaaS, secure user management, and VM security, patching, data destruction, logging and auditing. As a member of the Cloud Infrastructure Engineering team, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Work closely with functional-area specialists, cloud engineers, and compliance specialists to

  • Lead the engineering of our VMware-based server and storage virtualization stack for WH Cloud

  • Ensure adequate VMware virtualization solutions and controls are in place throughout Watson Health Cloud platform, services, and solutions

  • Provide VMware expertise for cloud-based DevOps development and deployment

  • Ensure project teams comply with regulatory compliance and best practices

  • Automate VMware solutions and controls

  • Analyze risk based on vulnerabilities, threats, and security posture

  • Vigorously promote adoption of industry VMware best practices

  • Keep current with industry security trends

  • Plan and run a VMware test environment

  • Manage VMware lifecycle

  • Design server hardware management. HW configuration, HW firmware update, HW monitoring

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering or a related discipline.

  • 5 or more years demonstrated hands-on experience in:

  • VMware technologies (vSphere, DRS, vDC, IBM SVC, SAN, ESXi, VMware HA, VMware SRM).

  • In Cloud and Cloud technologies and experience with multi-tenant VMware infrastructures.

  • 3 or more years experience with vRealize Orchestrator and System-x Hardware (Lenovo/IBM).

  • Experience with Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI).

  • Experience with setting up environments, running PoCs, recommending future direction for VMware on SoftLayer or standalone DC.