Cloud Platform Engineer

Short Description

We're looking for a Cloud Platform Engineer within the Cloud & SW Platform Business Unit at Lenovo. In this role, you will be expected to bring hands on technical expertise and execution leadership in Cloud Solutions & Architecture supporting the IoT and Cloud platform. You'll work in emerging and traditional technologies (such as Java, React, RESTful services, JSON, XML, HTML / HTML5, CSS, NoSQL databases, relational databases, and AWS/Cloud Infrastructure to name a few). You will help create container platform solutions and microservices used by our development teams to transform our consumer and business applications and services into scalable, elastic systems that can be instantiated on demand.

Job Description

What You'll Be Doing...
  • Write server side code for our cloud platform, create robust high-volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly.
  • Build, design and implement scalable microservices for PaaS, IaaS or SaaS.
  • Design and develop high performance, high availability systems
  • Develop software in Java with Eclipse and Maven
  • Develop REST services using JAX-RS, Jersey, Jackson
  • Working with cloud software technology (e.g. NoSQL, ElasticSearch, Hadoop)
  • Document, support, and maintain software functionality
  • Prepare technical requirements and software design specifications
  • Implement complex subsystems of cloud platform
  • Bring deep understanding of programming approaches with a broad knowledge of large-scale, SaaS application development.
  • You will regularly discuss short and long term architectural objectives and occasionally advise on solutions approach, where applicable.
  • Proactively engage managers and technical leads across the Engineering Organization to ensure development is meeting the needs of customers both internal and external.
  • Travel may be required (10%) for meetings, technical reviews and onsite delivery activities.

Basic Qualifications

Position Requirements
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years of excellent software programming skills in Java, NodeJS, and know-how of JVM performance tuning
  • Strong Understandings of open-source technologies/framework (Linux, Spring, Guice, javax-rs)
  • Experience with one or more scripting/programming languages such as Java, Python, Ruby, Powershell, Bash, JavaScript, Perl, or C++
  • Experience working on a large-scale deployments and performance tuning.
  • Engineering process experience with the Agile Software Development principles
  • Previous experience with containers and orchestration tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm
  • Working knowledge of version control systems, familiarity with github
  • Experience building, installing, configuring, and patching software and services
  • Compiling and building software with tools such as Make, Maven, Gradle, Grunt, or Gulp
  • Familiarity with automation, configuration management, and cloud provisioning tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or Terraform
  • Experience with continuous integration (CI) tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Nexus, or Artifactory
  • Familiarity with administering, automating, and deploying to cloud-based environments such as AWS (preferred), Google Cloud Platform, or Azure
  • Familiarity with HTTP request/response flow (for example, using REST)
  • Comfortable with Bash and the command line
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • MS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the current state of the art for infrastructure automation, continuous integration/deployment, SQL/NoSQL/NewSQL, networking, and cloud-based delivery models.
  • AWS Solution Architect certification is a big plus
  • Experience with Acceptance Test Driven Development practices is a big plus
  • Comfortable talking about technical issues with business people and business issues with technical people.
  • Able to express complex concepts in plain language to reach broader audiences.

Cloud Platform Engineer
Mid-Senior-level Computer Full-time Information Technology | Engineering Java
With 50,000+ employees and $43B in global sales in 160 countries, Lenovo is a global leader in innovative consumer, commercial and enterprise technologies. As a member of the Fortune Global 500, and recently identified in Interbrand's 100 most valuable global brands report, Lenovo is bigger and stronger than ever thanks to not only organic growth, but also due to the recent acquisitions of Motorola Mobility and IBM's x86 Server business. In the past, more than 80% of Lenovo's revenue came from PCs. Today we have a portfolio that includes workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products such as smartphones (Lenovo and Motorola brands), tablets and apps. Lenovo is more diverse in our business than ever. Lenovo will never stand still. In view of the opportunities and challenges of the new Internet era, we are transforming ourselves from a product-centric company to a customer-centric company. We are working on Lenovo's transformation from a product and business perspective, leveraging our unique competitive advantages, and continuing to deliver meaningful innovation in our products. Lenovo also has a diverse employee culture. As a true global company, our leaders and employees come from various cultures across the globe. Everyone at Lenovo takes great pride in our ability to attract top talent from diverse backgrounds. We view our differences as a source of strength in building a culture that helps us achieve our goals. We invite you to consider Lenovo career opportunities by viewing our careers section