IBM Watson Health Innovations Cloud Network Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina

Position must sit 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 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 Foundational Services organization is looking for a Cloud Network Engineer to join our team. As Watson Health Cloud Network engineer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Plan, design, build, test, deploy, and document off-the-shelf and custom engineered software and tools to improve the operational ability of Watson Health Cloud

  • Iteratively improve network systems, processes, and infrastructure to better meet the needs of Watson Health Cloud

  • Monitor and resolve issues with deployed systems

  • Automate processes and workflows to increase the operational agility of Watson Health Cloud

  • Analyze data from tools to determine areas of improvement, determine and implement the necessary changes

  • Create and provide recurring and ad-hoc reports of various network statistics

  • Steady state support to restore services in case of an outage


Minimum of 5+ years of related experience with the following technical skills:

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of IP networking and understanding of Software Defined Networking.

  • Experience with Network Automation, Data Center Networking & WAN Networking.

  • Experience with Brocade (Vyatta).

  • Demonstrated understanding of cloud network concepts including SDN.

  • Experience with MPLS/VPN, automated setup and configuration of network components.

  • Hands-on expertise in Softlayer Network offerings.

  • Working knowledge of VMware network management and automation

  • CCNP and CCNA/JNCIA Certification.