Infrastructure Specialist: Cloud Platforms
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Who you are
As Infrastructure Specialist, you will manage day-to-day administration of linux operating systems in a large infrastructure setup at client location
What you will do
You will configure and deploy application storage, database storage, data backup, data archiving, and disaster recovery solutions
You will design and configure VPNs, CDNs, Interconnect, and DNS solutions
You are responsible to configure, deploy and migrate Linux and Windows server workloads
You will be involved in the implementation of Docker/Kubernetes platforms in the cloud
How we’ll help you grow...
You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses to grow your expertise.
You’ll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor.
You’ll have the opportunity to work in many different areas to determine what really excites you.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
Minimum 6-8 years of Linux Admin experience.
Experience in remote connectivity (ssh etc.), system Process Management (systemd, cron, kill etc.) and system monitoring (top, free, locate, find etc.), working with gigasized log files
Exposure to Linux designing solutions with multiple distros (RHEL, CentOS, etc), Apache, MySQL, Tomcat, OpenVZ, VMware, Chef, Puppet, etc
Knowledge of IP networking, VPNs, DNS, load balancing and firewalls
Understanding and managing of file and object storage (SAN, NAS, Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage)
Understanding of application, server, and network security

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
Infrastructure-related certification with one of to cloud platforms
Familiarity with monitoring tools like New Relic, CloudWatch, SCOM, etc.
Familiarity with hybrid cloud management products and solutions
Experience with devops and application lifecycle management
Experience using application and network diagnostic tools to understand the existing workloads within a datacenter
Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals
Ability to manage change with good time management and focus on strict deliverable with tight deadlines
Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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Location Statement
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