Job Description We are the IBM CIO network engineering team and we are looking for folks to help us support large scale Firewall operation and deployments for IBM’s internal network by building tools and automation. You will build and execute the strategic roadmap, with a focus on self-service solutions, automated processes for end user requests, configuration management, visibility, NMS and compliance.
Functions and Responsibilities
Build Scalable solutions for very large (hundreds of devices) environments.
Design, implement, and maintain NGFW (firewall) management automation solution.
Building scalable scripts which speed up current & future process requirements.
Working with network engineering leadership to identify and remediate process gaps.
Develop and maintain tools to enhance network visibility and automation.
Build/integrate automation and tools to monitor devices, collect metrics, plan capacity, decrease manual firewall changes and provide full Visibility.
2+ years' experience TCP/IP protocol stack. Experience with IPv4 & IPv6 addressing and subnet allocation. Basic experience with IP switching and routing technologies like Spanning tree, VLANs, HSRP, OSPF, BGP etc. CCNA certification preferred..
Data-Mining and Analysis of Netflow and Syslogs.
Expertise with Database technologies (SQL and MySQL) and software development standards
Knowledge of Expect , Go, Java or C++ is a plus
Proficiency with configuration management tools/network service orchestrators, preferably Ansible and others
Experience in large scale-out infrastructures
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.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree Commissionable: No
Internal Number: 214144BR
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