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IBM Associate - Application Consultant DevOps Belgium in BRUSSELS, Belgium


IBM Application Consultants work directly with our clients on key initiatives. You will have the opportunity to build an in-depth understanding of their business issues and implement organizational strategies that drive adoption of change. We are looking for experts who can build credibility and trust with our clients and provide knowledge that addresses individual and unique business needs.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Are you about to graduate or have you recently graduated from university? Do you want to pursue a career in high quality consulting services? Do you have a strong interest in technology, and would you like to stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends? If you see yourself as someone who believes no problem is too big to solve, and who wants to unleash potential, IBM Services is for you.

IBM Services Associate Program is IBM’s world-class 2-year development program for talented graduates with a strong academic track record. It will give you the opportunity to jump-start your consulting career by combining client project work across different industries and service areas with focused training, project rotation and mentoring. Designed by experts, the program will accelerate your consulting career to help you develop leadership skills.

Your department and role

As an Associate Consultant DevOps, you’ll join the world-class IBM DevSecOps practice, where our people and offering portfolio supports our client's transformation and their journey to a digital enterprise.

Our team provides the trust and responsibility that our clients require to make this transformation a safe journey. DevSecOps is fundamental for enterprise agility, cloud transformation, speeding up value to market, quality and a controlled shift-left with zero-downtime site reliability. You’ll work together internally IBM as well with clients to ensure these capabilities are implemented, integrated and managed.

Your responsibilities

  • Analyze the clients' IT environment for achieving better efficiency using DevOps methodology, tools and processes in conventional or Cloud environments and creates the solution design documents;

  • Building platforms, support the automation of infrastructure management tools and create service monitoring solution based industry standards;

  • The linking pin between production and development and works closely together with the dev teams and providing operational knowledge and expertise;

  • Conduct DevSecOps assessments at clients to assess where they are in the DevOps journey;

  • Analyze the Software Development Lifecycle against DevOps best practices;

  • Provide customized DevOps solutions, including proposed toolchain, process and cultural aspects.

Your profile

We are looking for entry level candidates from all backgrounds with < 2 years of experience to become full-time Associate Consultants.

You have:

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics, IT Management or equivalent;

  • You embrace the DevOps Culture with a thorough understanding of Cloud Platforms like IBM Cloud;

  • Scripting skills such as Ansible/Chef/TF/Puppet/Helm/K8s, or development skills in Java/NodeJs/JS/Python;

  • Knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • You speak either French or Dutch as your main language, as well as being fluent in Englihs. If you speak all 3 languages that would be considered a plus.

Recruitment process

If you’re interested in this position, please follow the following steps:

  • Apply via our career site and upload your CV and motivation letter (in English), directed at Mai Lan Pham – Talent Acquisition Partner;

  • The TA team will follow up with your application within the next weeks;

  • The most suitable candidates will be invited to the Virtual Assessment Day where you will spend the day with similar minded graduates.

Start date

The start date for this role is April 1st, 2021.

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About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

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

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