The IBM Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is an innovative and exciting part of IBM, working as IBM Global Business Services’ technical delivery partner. We continually innovate for our customers, employees and shareholders. Our Technical Skills range from Application Development (Java, Front End, Full Stack, DevOps), Testing Services, Technical Support through to Microsoft. In addition to our technical expertise we can cover Delivery through Project Managers & Project Analysts, Business or Data Analysts.
Travel: flexibility to travel across the UK up to 5 days a week (Travel allowance and travel expenses paid)
Start dates from January 2020
Your Role and Responsibilities
As a DevOps Engineer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world’s technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!
You will work with various projects and clients, working towards client specifications. You will have a real passion for the philosophy of DevOps which they'll be able to use to their advantage and deliver value for our clients. Your role will involve designing and deploying solutions to the cloud which will allow: automatic provisioning and management of environments; the capability to continuously integrate; containerisation functionality and the automation of testing.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
· Continuous Integration e.g. Jenkins, UrbanCode, SonarQube, Nexus
· Containerisation e.g. Docker, Kubernetes
· Source code management tools such as GitHub, BitBucket, RTC
· Monitoring tools e.g. Nagios, Zabbix
· Cloud platforms e.g. IBM Bluemix, AWS, Azure
· "Infrastructure as Code" concept using tools such as Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Chef
· System administration of Linux & Windows
· Automation Testing tools e.g. Selenium, JUnit
· Coding & shell scripts using languages such as Bash, Ruby, YAML
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Understanding of the Software Development Life cycle (Preferably Agile)
Skills working in a secure environment and ability to adhere to security principles
Experience in support organisation
About Business Unit
The Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is a new, innovative and exciting part of IBM. A fast-paced and dynamic business built to deliver high-value technical services to world renowned clients. Since opening our first UK office in Leicester in Spring 2015, we’ve significantly grown. The CIC Centres are in Leicester, The South which offers locations in Hursley, Swindon, Bedfont Lakes (near Heathrow) and Mark Lane (in Central London), The North - predominantly located in Preston, and Microsoft with Practitioners based around the UK. All of our employees work in a consultancy environment on a variety of exciting projects across a range of sectors. Every project has its own unique working environment - this enables our employees to build their experience, skillset and network.
Your Life @ IBM
We are proud of our training and development opportunities. As part of the CIC, you will be welcome to undertake a multitude of training courses with an extensive range of classroom, e-learning, interactive and video courses. With our support, you will have the opportunity to acquire industry recognised qualifications, gain valuable experience with globally renowned companies and work with industry leading technologies. This will enable you to grow within our business which we support via promotion and progression opportunities.
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. However, in order for you to be eligible for this role, all applicants must hold a UK work permit or visa valid for a two-year period prior to applying. Unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship and have no future plans to do so. For certain projects, ideally candidates will be British Nationals with a minimum of 5 years UK residency, preferably 10 years.
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
Being You @ IBM
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