**Introduction** Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of. **Your Role and Responsibilities** **START DATES FOR THIS POSITION ARE IN 2020** Entry-Level DevOps Engineers work at the intersection of Development and Operations; building, deploying, and operating a variety of systems. What You’ll Do: • You’ll work in an Agile, collaborative environment to build, deploy, configure, and maintain systems, which may include software installations, updates, and core services. • You’ll pair with development teams to enable a continuous integration environment that sustains high productivity levels and emphasizes defect prevention techniques. • You’ll automate and optimize processes, using tools like Jenkins, Maven, Ant, Gradle, Chef, Puppet, Docker, and UrbanCode. • You’ll design and implement tools for automated deployment and monitoring of multiple environments. • You’ll troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, test and production instances. Who You Are: • You are highly motivated and have a passion for ensuring scalable and highly-available products. • You have very strong verbal and written communication skills. • You are great at solving problems; debugging; and designing & implementing solutions to complex technical problems. • You are familiar with operating systems such as Linux, Windows, iOS and Android. • You have a basic understanding of programming/scripting in a language such as Java, Bash, Python, or Ruby. • You have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Design Thinking Methodology • You have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Agile Development Methodology Entry-Level DevOps Engineers are in demand across IBM's growth areas. You'll be matched to a development team based on your skills, location preference and business needs. Positions are based in one of the following IBM offices: AZ - Phoenix* CA - Almaden, Costa Mesa*, Emeryville, Foster City, San Francisco*, San Jose, CO - Denver* GA - Atlanta MA - Cambridge, Littleton MN - Rochester NC - Durham, Raleigh NY - North Castle*, Manhattan*, Poughkeepsie, Yorktown Heights OH - Cleveland, Dublin, Hartland OR - Hillsboro* PA - Blue Bell, Pittsburgh* TX - Austin, Dallas VT – Essex Junction* **Opportunities in all locations will vary based on business demand** *indicates cities with limited opportunities **Required Technical and Professional Expertise** + Must have basic knowledge in one of the following technology areas : Java, Jenkins, Maven, Ant, Gradle, Chef, Puppet, Docker, UrbanCode, Bash, Python, or Ruby **Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise** + Willing to travel up to 10% + Bachelors or Masters Degree **About Business Unit** No matter where you work in IBM, you are making an impact. As an Early Professional with IBM, you will be taking on a key role with one of our industry-leading business units to work on the technology that is solving our most challenging problems and changing the way the world thinks. **Your Life @ IBM** What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge? Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible. Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever. **About IBM** IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries. **Location Statement** We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. **Being You @ IBM** IBM 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. 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