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Network Engineer for IBM Quantum Services

Company: IBM Computing
Location: Yorktown
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

IBM Network Engineer for IBM Quantum Services in Yorktown Heights , New York Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.
Your Role and Responsibilities
This position requires a physical presence at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research center located in Yorktown, Heights NY or Poughkeepsie, NY. Relocation assistance is available.
We are seeking a curious, energetic and technically passionate network services engineer who designs, builds, deploys and maintains complex, high availability network and next generation network security operations. The perfect candidate will excel in engineering and management of a multi-vendor, heterogeneous Cisco, Palo Alto and Infoblox TCP/IP based networking environment. You must be able to master design and deployment of next generation networking technology systems/services and have solid, demonstrable skills in, and understanding of, Cisco and Palo Alto TCP/IP based network ecosystems. In this role, you will not only be dedicated to supporting our worldwide Quantum Computing networks with unique, next generation infrastructure needs, but coexist these duties with responsibilities within our emerging technology global network engineering team.
Design/Architect, build, deploy and maintain high availability, next generation network and network security compartments and operations within this environment.
Deploy, maintain and manage network switch infrastructure (routers, aggregation switches, end-user switches).
Deploy, maintain and manage Next Generation security platforms (Firewall/IPS) and network security compartments.
Assure optimized and robust daily network operations for network infrastructure (switches, routers, firewalls, WAN/Internet connections, VPN, Cloud network connections and operations)
On all systems maintain, apply and assure a strong security posture, currency levels and compliance according to IBM Security standards and requirements.
Monitor, troubleshoot, mitigate and resolve network infrastructure problems and service interruptions
Apply engineering and operations excellence to deployments, including on proof-of-concept and next generation network and network security installations, while adhering to industry best practices.
Automate processes and workflows to increase the operational agility of the network engineering operations.
Analyze data from tools to determine areas of improvement, determine and implement the necessary changes
Iteratively optimize, improve & enhance existing systems and infrastructure, including implementation of new features and functions
Collects data, then supplies it to engineering peer teams for analysis and data-driven recommendations and decision making
Collaborate and maintain strong working relationships with IBM partners, stakeholder, vendors, IBM Cloud and Research Emerging Technology
Master and utilize various IBM and vendor network utilities
IP address and subnet management
Create and provide recurring network reports based on network statistics and analytics
Network Change, Configuration and Performance Management
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Network, Cloud Network Engineering, Computer Science or related program
3-5 years of demonstrated, solid experience in a TCP/IP based Network Engineer/Architecture position with a focus on Cisco and Palo Alto Networking
3-5 years of demonstrated success in the design/ architecture of TCP/IP, Cisco and Palo Alto based networks, leading to deployment
3-5 years experience Implementing and deploying Cisco, Infoblox & Palo Alto based network and security compartments (switches, routers, firewalls/IPS, VPN's, IPSEC, SSL, IKev2)
Skilled in Network Security operations, including configuration and deployment of Cisco and Palo Alto based firewall and IPS systems(Cisco ASA, Cisco Next Generation Firepower, Palo Alto Next Generation)
Experience with network routing protocols, BGP, OSPF, MLPS
Experience with Unix/Linux administration and with scripting/coding.
Experience with network automation with a focus on Cisco technology (RestAPI, Ansible, JSON, Jenkins)
Experience programming with a focus on python, golang
Other:
Strong verbal and written communication skills required. This position reports to the WW Network Engineering Infrastructure Manager as part of the IBM Research Emerging Technology Engineering Organization.
Experience with deployment and management of Cisco Systems, Palo Alto Networks, and Infoblox products.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
CCIE certification
5-7 years of demonstrated, solid experience in a TCP/IP based Network Engineer/Architecture position with a focus on Cisco and Palo Alto Networking
5-7 years of demonstrated success in the design/ architecture of TCP/IP, Cisco and Palo Alto based networks, leading to deployment
5-7 years experience Implementing and deploying Cisco, Infoblox & Palo Alto based network and security compartments (switches, routers, firewalls/IPS, VPN's, IPSEC, SSL, IKev2)
2-3 years of experience deploying IBM cloud networking systems and architectures.
2-3 years experience working with Infoblox Appliances
2-3 years experience working with Cisco based network service and authentication platforms (PRIME, ISE).
2-3 years Experience using Ansible
3 years Experience successfully collaborating across a diverse group of world wide, remote teams
Experience with software-defined networks will be a plus
About Business UnitWith more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.
This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.
Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.
Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.
It's time to define your career.
About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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