DevOps Consultant - IBM Cloud Pak

IBM Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: RP805-2088

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Introduction
In this role, you'll work in one of our IBM Consulting Client Innovation Centers (Delivery Centers), where we deliver deep technical and industry expertise to a wide range of public and private sector clients around the world. Our delivery centers offer our clients locally based skills and technical expertise to drive innovation and adoption of new technology.

IBM Application Consultants work directly with our clients on key initiatives. You will have the opportunity to build an in-depth understanding of their business issues and implement organizational strategies that drive adoption of change. We are looking for experts who can build credibility and trust with our clients and provide knowledge that addresses individual and unique business needs.

Your Role and Responsibilities

- Prepares gap analysis document and/or design a proposed DevOps adoption roadmap; use to analyze the clients' IT environment for achieving better efficiency using DevOps methodology and tools in conventional or Cloud environments on hyperscalers like (Azure, AWS and IBM)
- Define the DevOps tooling infrastructure and the interface requirements among the various tool sets.
- Possesses skills in popular DevOps automation tools, can perform installation and configuration of these tools on cloud or non-cloud infrastructure. Understands the project and application context and accordingly configure the DevOps tools, setup continuous integration for automated and continuous builds, develop build script and versioning, build packaging and deployment on the server, and setup continuous testing. Has knowledge of software engineering processes, coding, DevOps best practices, SDLC processes.
- Analyzes the software build and deploy requirements for a project; portfolio or account and define the architecture using the necessary tools like Kubernetes, RedHat OpenShift, Terraforms, Jenkins, etc.

Requirements

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- Has Broad technical experience of Cloud infrastructure and Platform solutions along with a strong understanding of cloud architecture of hyperscalers like (Azure, AWS and IBM)
- Providing expert analysis to troubleshoot difficult technical and functional-related issues and problems across multiple Cloud technologies, with a focus on ensuring service transition is well planned and executed DevOps role like (Azure Pipeline, Azure repos & Azure DevOps tools)
- Hands on experience on IBM Cloud Pak for Integration deployment over RedHat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP)
- Hands on experience on IBM Cloud Pak for Integration components such as: IBM DataPower, IBM API Connect (APIC) and IBM MQ
- Has deep knowledge of the cloud platform components, as well as understanding of architect solutions using the components, oversee solution implementations and recommend changes based on operational issues.
- Enables innovation through cloud services and having breadth across technology stacks with hands on skills. Builds architectures & provides prescriptive guidance across the cloud platform's network, storage, operating systems, virtualization, database and monitoring components.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

- Experience in writing automation using Unix Shell scripting. Experience in Datastore. Nexus Repository Manager OSS.
- Experience in creation and maintenance of Source code repositories/branches in GitLab.
- Experience in continuous integration tools - Jenkins/Hudson.

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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