IBM Kubernetes Architect in Bangalore, India

Job Description

About IBM:

IBM has been present in India since 1992. IBM India's solutions and services span all major industries including financial services, healthcare, government, automotive, telecommunications and education, among others. As a trusted partner with wide-ranging service capabilities, IBM helps clients transform and succeed in challenging circumstances. The diversity and breadth of the entire IBM portfolio of research, consulting, solutions, services, systems and software, uniquely distinguishes IBM India from other companies in the industry.

Business Unit Introduction :

IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) helps clients plan, implement and manage an efficient, resilient, flexible IT infrastructure. IBM GTS is the partner of choice for infrastructure services – be it transformational outsourcing tied to business outcomes or integrated managed services or discrete services.

Who you are

  • You will work as a part of the Operations organization, specifically the Infrastructure Design team.

  • Develop and maintain high-level design plan for the overall logical IT Infrastructure architecture that will impact our organization on an Enterprise basis.

  • Gain organizational alignment for all high-level infrastructure plans related to but not limited to, Servers, Virtualization, and Storage; and initiate and participate in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing these plans.

What you’ll do:

  • Translate disparate business strategies into comprehensive, pragmatic technology strategies and execution plans (roadmaps) to satisfy business strategy.

  • Design and deliver solutions that factor in system performance, usability, quality, cross-system interdependencies, scalability while accounting for development and maintenance costs.

  • Technical expertise with the software and hardware components of modern computing environments, including a proven knowledge and understanding of information technology approaches, applications, architectures, tools, and methodologies, as well as a broad-based background in a wide variety of technology platforms.

  • Proven experience in evaluating and recommending technologies as part of an overall strategic plan, including establishing priorities, developing long-range plans, and managing strategically.

  • Upgrade and Maintain VMWare ESX and GSX servers and virtual sessions.

  • Experience on VMWare 5.5 and Cisco UCS B200,UCS C220

  • Work on major severity and complex server issues

  • Backup and restore VMWare servers and virtual sessions.

  • Root Cause Analysis preparation and meeting Service level agreement for Root Cause Analysis submission.

  • Planning and implementing fixes / Patches

  • Performance and capacity management on VMWare servers

  • Problem determination and resolution within expected time frame.

  • Assume personal responsibility for resolving problems in most effective way possible within SLA reaching root cause and preventing problems.

How we’ll help you grow:

  • You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be

  • You’ll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor

  • You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 12+ years of experience working with infrastructure technologies support, setup, monitoring and performance testing.

  • Proven experience as Infrastructure Architect in developing infrastructure design solutions covering network, server, database, application, and reporting domains.

  • Proven experience in Kubernetes, Unix Operating Systems (HP UX, AIX, Solaris, Linux), Wintel, server, storage, network, security and cloud technologies.

  • Create standardized visual design diagrams of logical infrastructure, including platform, storage, and networking information

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Participate in technical architecture discussions to determine the most-appropriate scalable model, taking into consideration high availability, failover, disaster recovery, and cost.

  • Should participate in project support and development initiatives designing solutions and address current and future business requirements and infrastructure plans.

  • Provide coordination across technical teams to encourage application of standards and adherence to standard based methodologies.

  • Knowledge on current industry technologies and trends; understand the appropriateness for the application and timing of those technologies.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.