Job DescriptionIBM Cloud IaaS is the innovation leader in on-demand dedicated and cloud hosting. As the largest hosting company in the world, IBM Cloud lets customers create dedicated, cloud, or seamlessly integrated computing environments leveraging their world-class data center facilities and network Points of Presence across the globe. IBM Cloud integrates and automates all elements of its platform, empowering enterprises of any size with complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management via a leading customer portal and open API.IBM Cloud has a global network that is deployed using cutting-edge platforms and is looking for a high quality and driven Network Architect for our team within Cloud IaaS.This Network Architect will be responsible for:
Developing network and related architectures and solutions based on requirements from offering, engineering, and operations, as well as key customers.
Working across the organization to provide technical leadership for the network infrastructure.
Assessing new technologies and best practices for adoption.
Driving standardization and automation into all aspects of the network platform.
Engaging with internal and external customers for briefings, issue escalation, and complex solution development.
Enabling the extended team’s vitality through training, mentoring, and skills transfer.
Documenting network capabilities as appropriate for both internal and external consumption.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 5 years experience designing service provider network infrastructures, at scale, e.g., MPLS/BGP, routing, switching, SDN/NFV.
At least 2 years of technical writing and speaking skills.
Team and business leadership experience.
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
CCIE/JNCIE or comparable certifications.
5 years experience in developing architectures.
2 years in python or similar programming language.
EO StatementIBM 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.