SoftLayer Object Storage Software Engineer
Austin , Texas
September 23, 2017
Empowered.  Innovative.  Inspiring.  Creative.  Intense. These are all words we use to describe life at SoftLayer, an IBM Company.

We are looking for an engineer to join our Object Storage team supporting 12 clusters across 4 continents (and continuing to grow).  In this role you will work alongside a talented team of engineers supporting all operational aspects of our deployments, including developing automation, instrumentation, alerting, operational tooling and dashboards while improving performance and maintaining a continuously available system.

If you are a motivated engineer who seeks responsibility, thrives when empowered, and understands the importance of personal accountability, then we would like to talk with you.  As a member of the SoftLayer team, you have the opportunity to directly impact the continued success of the company.  We strive to make SoftLayer a place where you want to be - a place where you are proud to work and where you are motivated to produce the best results possible.

  • Designing and implementing automation to streamline cluster deployment and upgrades.
  • Delivering continuously available infrastructure services with consistent performance profile.
  • Implementing alerting and automation to minimize time to issue detection and problem resolution.
  • Designing and implementing dashboard elements to expose key performance indicators to provide real-time service insights.
  • Instrumenting system to gather key system metrics aiding optimization, issue detection, and problem resolution.
  • Designing and implementing test automation to improve system reliability and stability.
  • Implementing test plans that ensure robust, stable production platform.
  • Analyzing and interpreting collected data to identify issues and recommend improvements.
  • Experimenting with hardware footprints and performing performance comparison.

Preferred locations are Austin, TX and Dallas,TX.



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