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IBM Guardium Insights Performance Engineer in Littleton, Massachusetts


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

We are looking for an Performance Engineer to help improve the next generation of data security with IBM Security Guardium Insights. Guardium Insights simplifies an organization's data architecture, unifies visibility across data sources, and delivers long-term data security and compliance information to adhere to regulations and identify risk trends. As a part of Cloud Pak for Security, Guardium Insights is built as a collaborative, comprehensive data security platform to help to unify - and modernize - the security operations center (SOC). Embracing the power of Red Hat OpenShift, it can be flexibly deployed anywhere via microservice Kubernetes containers. Implemented using various development platforms including Go, Java, NodeJS and delivered via Docker images, developers work in a state of the art product development environment.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

We are seeking a Performance Engineer to help improve the scalability and performance of Guardium Insights. The Performance Engineer will work in tandem with development and QA teams to help coordinate and align on work items aimed at improving the overall performance of Guardium Insights. As a Performance Engineer you will be working to investigate bottlenecks and implement remediation strategies to meet our key performance objectives around ingestion, reporting, performance monitoring and scalability. You will work with the Performance team to carry out and review test results as well as identify opportunities for performance optimizations. Additionally, you will work alongside the Performance team to put together a series of benchmarks and best practices to help devise a performance strategy, identify and mitigate performance risks, and further optimize our data ingestion and reporting pipelines to improve overall data throughput.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3-5 years of experience in performance measurements, analysis, and monitoring.

  • Experience with performance testing frameworks.

  • Solid understanding of Docker, Kubernetes deployment environment on an OpenShift environment.

  • Solid understanding and experience with database technologies for SQL (such as DB2) and NoSQL (such as MongoDB) databases.

  • Solid understanding and experience developing new APIs and working with existing APIs and extending existing APIs.

  • Experience Troubleshooting Difficult Technical Problems.

  • Experience with networks (Internet Protocols).

  • Familiarity with Agile/DevOps Methodologies.

  • Communication Skills.

  • Familiarity with Cloud.

  • Experience with Tools Like Slack, GitHub, Jira.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience working with statistical modeling tools.

  • Experience working with queuing models will be a plus.

  • Ability to visualize datasets to extract meaningful insights from measurements will be a plus.

  • Experience in tuning performance of parallel and multiprocessing systems.

About Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

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.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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.