General Information

Req #
WD00037522
Career area:
Services
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Friday, August 5, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

The Role

As an Information Technology Engineer, you engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of IT services, from inception and design to deployment, operation, and refinement. You use your technology acumen to provide input to evaluate new technologies and contribute to the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. You contribute to research and proof-of-concept initiatives for new technologies and assist with solution architectural, design, and engineering reviews. You support system design consulting, developing service platforms and frameworks, capacity planning, and readiness reviews of services before they are Generally Available (GA).

You write, organize and maintain systems engineering blueprints and Infrastructure-as-Code based on designs. You'll work closely across multiple internal and external organizations (Lenovo product engineering, business development, sales, marketing, partners, and internal technical communities) to position Lenovo for our most strategic opportunities and guide the value proposition and benefit to those stakeholders. A keen sense of ownership, a bias for action, drive, curiosity, and scrappiness are necessary.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the creation, maintenance of, and education regarding scalable cloud-based solutions that are applicable to various Lenovo TruScale service offerings.
  • Build and test new potential solutions, determine business viability, and document successful results.
  • Proactively maintaining knowledge of, and working state, of existing cloud solutions.
  • Improving the process of building, testing, delivering, monitoring, and maintaining new and existing solution offerings.
  • Assisting coworkers in resolving issues regarding the solutions when escalation was required, educating and/or documenting to prevent future escalation requirements.
  • Incorporate security-by-design into all solutions, ensuring that security requirements are considered concurrently with technical requirements.
  • Practice and promote a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) culture to improve and operate TruScale service offerings to the enterprise while working toward innovation, automation, and operational excellence.
  • Develop a base cross-functional technical knowledge allowing holistic thinking during design processes.
  • Proactively seek out opportunities for continuous improvement of systems and processes and propose improvement activities.
  • Create standardized processes and delivery methods to fulfill incoming demand.


About You

As a vital member of the Global Lenovo TruScale Center of Excellence Engineering and Architecture team, you will use technical skills and communication expertise for advancing the capabilities and uses of TruScale service offerings across Lenovo. This could be through implementing engineering blueprints, creating and managing service runbooks, or providing support to the Development, Testing, and Operations teams. The role will suit an individual who enjoys working collaboratively with Engineers and Architects to create holistic solutions incorporating a wide range of systems and technologies and who can bring creativity to the solutioning process. You will work closely with other Developers, Testers, and Engineers who have specialized skills while cross-training within Lenovo’s TruScale core technologies. Both they and you will constantly be learning from each other.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in information technology, computer science, computer engineering, or another technical discipline with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher, or equivalent work experience.
  • 1-2 years of experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • System administration (RHEL, Ubuntu, or Debian Linux especially)
    • IaaS cloud provider knowledge (VMWare, OpenShift, Azure, GCP).
    • Programming or scripting language proficiencies, especially with specific examples.
    • IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS operational support, including exposure to hybrid cloud services and technologies.
    • Cloud technologies such as Rancher, Kubernetes, Argo CD, Argo Workflow, Helm, Terraform, Jenkins, Chef, and Service Mesh.
    • DevSecOps tools such as GitLab, GitOps, Bitbucket, CI/CD Pipelines, Docker, Fortify, Sonarqube, Chef/Ansible, Terraform, Nexus, Jenkins.
    • Knowledge of cloud and serverless design principals
    • Operating/supporting Cloud VM, Containerization, Orchestration tooling, and Server technologies, including management of services across a hybrid-cloud environment.
    • Operating in a Continuous Integration environment.
    • Working alongside developers and Operations.
    • Ability to work with geographically distributed teams with diverse and complementary skills.
    • Demonstrated personal, academic, or professional-related project experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  •  DevSecOps experience.
  • Software development experience in JAVA, Python or .net
  • Preferred Certifications:
    • VMWare VCTA, Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate, or Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America