IBM DevOps Network System Engineer Threat Intelligence in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

IBM X-Force Incident Response & Intelligence Services (IRIS) is looking for a DevOps network system engineer to architect intelligence operations at scale by orchestrating the arrangement and management of computer systems, middleware, and services in support of a large-scale threat intelligence automation platform and malware analysis lab. The role requires the ability to set up and manage virtual private cloud instances, VPN access, firewall and proxy connections to internal systems and internet connected resources. Building the malware analysis lab would entail supporting configuration management of standard builds for host machines and tools along with rapid provisioning of virtual machines for specific analysis and setting up and maintaining a shared collaborative environment. This engineer will be required to support a mix of long-term, iterative projects as well as short-notice tasking.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability in communicating complex material in a succinct fashion serving a wide range of user base. The key task will be helping IRIS to develop a cohesive delivery platform for real-time, actionable data. Up to 10% travel is required for training, conferences, or client engagements.

Locations for this position are Atlanta, Cambridge/Remote

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3-5+ years of experience in network and system engineering in cloud and non-cloud-based environments supporting DevOps and system automation efforts.

  • Experience with setting up and managing virtual private cloud instances

  • Experience setting up and managing hardware or software VPN access to cloud instances

  • Experience managing proxy and firewall setups to segregate access to internal network resources and the internet

  • Experience provisioning and managing resources and virtual machines on cloud platforms to support DevOps

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience working across business units to develop new workflows and processes to enhance operations

  • Experience with configuration management of resources

  • Experience provisioning virtual machines on cloud platforms

  • Experience templating and provisioning appliances to support large scale data processing

  • Experience with scripting to support system orchestration and automation tasks

  • Experience deploying and managing Docker containers and swarms

  • Experience with Agile development cycles

  • Strong desire to see projects succeed by providing alternative solutions non-conventional thought processes

  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members to ensure successful implementation of solutions that meet and ideally exceed user requirements

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.