Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Migration
Atlanta , Georgia
November 20, 2017
Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Migration

The Weather Company, an IBM Business is seeking a strong Cloud Migration Engineer to join our team at the world's leading provider of weather data. We are looking for a passionate cloud engineer who understands large cloud deployments, high traffic APIs, and migrations. The Weather Company wants you to help drive infrastructure and software changes needed for a large scale cloud workload migration from AWS to the IBM Cloud. You will be part of a motivated team of engineers that will encourage you to share and advance your skills and knowledge.

To be part of this high performing team, the person will need to be an evolving, extremely inquisitive, and self-motivating creative disruptor and, most importantly, a fit for the Weather Company culture. The Weather Company is a casual and collaborative atmosphere that has a flat and open startup feel and energy. The successful applicant will be fail-fast, results-oriented, and constructively dissatisfied. They will be concerned with producing and delivering outcomes and products with great velocity over perfection. They will have an insatiable hunger for learning and innovation and passion for computer programming. Patient and purposeful, the person will seek first to understand, but not fear challenging the status quo with professionalism and politeness. The Weather Company is a place where nothing but momentum is sacred, and all is open to spirited debate. Awe-inspiring ideas, standing on their own merit, trump titles and seniority, and speaking up is welcome, nay, encouraged from everyone. The successful applicant will have a combination of passion, persistence, preparation, patience, endurance and transparency.


Work with solution teams to develop offerings and perform as a solution architect for the migration and re-hosting of TWC cloud service offerings to the IBM Cloud. You will develop architectural options and provide guidance across network, storage, operating systems, virtualization, other databases.

Demonstrate your consultative capabilities by providing value added information to clients for connecting technology and business value in the solutions that you develop. You will be an IBM Cloud evangelist responsible for educating clients on the benefits and options for using the IBM Cloud platform and clients value proposition.

Participate and lead architectural discussions with clients as you build new and re-architected cloud solutions and help customers migrate applications and services to the IBM Cloud platform.

Participate in system design planning, review, and implementation working groups.


Possess a strong background in Enterprise-level architecture design and engineering of industry standard (best-of-breed) core infrastructure and open source cloud technologies.

Possess a working knowledge of current AWS architecture and tools, including queuing and NOSQL database technologies used to support TWC applications. Must also possess a strong working knowledge of TWC cloud services currently deployed on AWS.

Possess a working knowledge of IBM Cloud architectures, including Softlayer, containers (Armada), messaging, Compose database offerings, Identity and Access Management, security and CI/CD approaches

Demonstrable skill of object-oriented programming languages and techniques being proficient in development using at least two (preferably three) languages including NodeJS, GoLang, Scala or Java.

Advanced understanding of and experience with continuous delivery development and deployment pipelines

Experience with modern devops automation technologies (e.g., CHEF, Terraform, Jenkins)

Proficiency with unit testing and test-driven development

Proficiency with version control, preferably Git

Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker and Kubernetes)

Experience with cloud technologies, especially AWS and IBM Cloud

Experience with at least one modern NoSQL database technology, preferably two or more (e.g, Cassandra, MongoDB, Riak, Redis, Memcached)

A little about us:
IBM is the world’s largest information technology company with more than 360,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries.

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