Sr Cloud Networking Software Developer - Mulitple Cities

Offer by IBM




About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


cloud, c++, python

Job description

Job Description

Are you passionate about technology? Do you love building new things? Do you want to develop the future of IBM's Cloud offerings? If you answered YES, then we have the right opportunity for you!
The shift toward the consumption of IT as a service, i.e., the cloud, is one of the most important changes to happen to our industry in decades. At IBM, we are driven to shift our technology to an as-a-service model and to help our clients transform themselves to take full advantage of the cloud. With industry leadership in analytics, security, commerce, and cognitive computing and with unmatched hardware and software design and industrial research capabilities, no other company is as well positioned to address the full opportunity of cloud computing.
The Gen2 Cloud Network Engineering organization is a team dedicated to ensuring that the IBM Cloud is at the forefront of cloud technology, from data center design to network architecture to storage and compute clusters to flexible infrastructure services. We are building IBM's next generation cloud platform to deliver performance and predictability for our customers' most demanding workloads, at global scale and with leadership efficiency, resiliency and security. It is an exciting time, and as a team we are driven by this incredible opportunity to thrill our clients. We are looking for a Software Developer to join our team, who innovates & shares our passion for winning in the cloud marketplace.
This position is for a senior software developer who should have at least 8 years' experience programming with Go or C/C++ and Python programming languages. In this role you will work as a senior technical leader within the Gen2 Cloud Network Engineering organization performing the following key responsibilities:

  • Technology design and architecture in the network stack.
  • Development and deployment of network control plane software.
  • Work within technical teams through the design and development process.
  • Ensure industry standard best practices are incorporated through all phases of software development.
  • Develop and deliver tests as part of a robust unit and functional testing strategy.
  • Incorporate best practices to develop system level functionality with attention to the intrinsic requirements of performance, security, quality and maintainability.

In this role, you will work closely with the Data Center Management team and across the entire Cloud Innovation Lab development organization.
If you are passionate about scalable system software and cloud development and the opportunity to have great tools to work with then this may be the opportunity for you.

This position is available in any US city.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

  • 8+ years’ of development experience with Python and Go or C++
  • Experience with SDN (e.g. OpenFlow, VPP, Open vSwitch)
  • A proven track record of performing on a winning team with a demonstration of
    bringing products and services to market.
  • A proven track record of system software development.
  • A proven track record of developing software for extremely large scale, distributed environments.
  • A deep understanding of complex system integration and methodologies for proving
    the correct operation under nominal and faulted conditions of a hyperscale cloud
  • A deep understanding of developing for high availability and its inherent problems.
  • A deep understanding of containers and container clusters such as kubernetes.
  • A deep understanding of virtual machine environment including VMware, KVM, or Xen.
  • Understanding of Open Systems Interconnection Reference Model (OSI-RM), the TCP/IP stack, and development experience in L2, L3, L4.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Familiarity with networking protocols which might include: BGP, DHCP, DNS, OSPF, IGMP, IPv4/IPv6, IS-IS, and others.
  • Familiarity with Network function virtualization (NFV) functionality and network encapsulation including L4 Load Balancers, Firewalls, etc.
  • Working knowledge of git and CICD tools such as Jenkins and Zuul.

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