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IBM Z Competitive Performance Analyst

at IBM

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: 274852

Job Description

IBM Z Competitive Performance Analyst

Your Role and Responsibilities
The IBM Competitive Project Office (CPO) proves the value of IBM solutions using a hands-on approach of comparing to the competition.  We are looking for an experienced software performance analyst who can rapidly learn and implement the latest technologies on both IBM Z and x86 platforms.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, methodical, and be able to patiently work through solving difficult challenges.

You will build prototype solutions to common customer problems using the latest technologies from both IBM and the competition, and then compare and contrast both solutions.  In most cases you will test the performance of both solutions to prove an economic advantage for IBM Z and then clearly communicate your findings to both internal and external audiences.

The CPO is very team-oriented, so you will be expected to work well with your teammates on joint projects and provide assistance to other teammates when they need your expertise.

Preference for Poughkeepsie, NY or North Castle, NY; other IBM strategic locations will be considered

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Required Education
Bachelor's Degree

Role ( Job Role )
Software Performance Analyst

State / Province

Primary job category
Software Development & Support

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation

Contract type

Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required
No Travel

IBM Business Group

Preferred Education
Bachelor's Degree

City / Township / Village

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. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience in software performance testing
  • Experience in customer solution prototyping
  • Experience in Linux shell scripting
  • Experience in Linux performance tuning
  • Experience in Cloud computing
  • Experience in x86 system architecture
  • Experience in IBM Z system architecture
  • Experience in virtualization technologies (eg. VMware, z/VM, KVM)

United States

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
  • Public speaking
  • Effective communicator of technical concepts
  • Blockchain
  • Oracle database
  • Java programming
  • IT security
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker

Secondary Job Category
Other Software Development & Support

Eligibility Requirements
  • None

Position Type

Early Professional Track
Not Applicable - Professional Hire

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

The IBM Competitive Project Office (CPO) proves the value of IBM solutions using a hands-on approach of comparing to the competition.

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.

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