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IBM Development Automation Engineer in Seattle, Washington


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

You are an engineer interested in helping other engineers. You have a solid SWE background, combined with DevOps or SRE experience, working in microservices, and partnering with developer in an engineering (not operational) capacity. In this role, you will be building out deployments and documentation for the following products:

  • Jenkins

  • Artifactory

  • Containers

  • VeraCode

  • BlackDuck

  • Jfrog Xray

  • BitBucket

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


  • Develop CI/CD automation and tooling (Python, Go, typescript/nodejs)

  • Develop Python based user interface (CLI) for CI/CD (build/deploy automation)

  • Mentor junior engineers on software engineering practices

  • Participate in backlog grooming

  • Contribute to product feature identification/prioritization based on support requests

  • Conduct code reviews

  • Implement and maintain secure coding, software build and distribution best practices

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in large existing codebase

  • Collaborate on either EST or PST working hours, with regular cross- timezone meetings

  • Quickly onboarded into productive role providing technical guidance

  • Mentored junior engineers in coding and collaboration

  • Participated in user support calls, live collaboration on group training and support issues

  • Incorporated unit and integration testing into all new feature development and bugfixes

  • Frequently participated in pair programming and design sessions

  • Increased project maturity by guiding or directly implementing best practices

  • Identified opportunities then implemented tooling enhancements based on support themes

  • Refactored sprawling codebase to improve maintainability

  • Introduced security improvements in CICD


  • 5+ years of experience writing advanced to expert Python scripts

  • 5+ years of experience writing intermediate to advanced Go, typescript, Java, or .Net (highly valued)

  • 5+ years of experience with Kubernetes/OpenShift

  • 5+ years of experience of advanced Git, GitHub and Jenkins

  • 5+ years of experience of intermediate to advanced Jenkins CI (developer, user AND admin)

  • 5+ years of experience in a Linux and Windows environment, but also supporting Mac and Linux users

  • 5+ years of experience with multiple CI/CD integrations:

  • 5+ years of experience working with SCM/CI

  • 5+ years of experience performing security scanning

  • 5+ years of experience performing alerting and monitoring

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • None

About Business UnitIBM Consulting is IBM's consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients' businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.