Your Role and Responsibilities

We’re looking for a skilled back end developer to join our talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. Working behind the scenes, the ideal candidate has a unique blend of technical expertise and insatiable curiosity, with a methodical, analytical mindset. You should be comfortable working in an agile environment alongside a team as well as independently in the design and development of mission-critical applications. Our back end developers have an immediate effect on our business success, as well as the success of our clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review
  • Work in an agile environment, regularly communicate with the stakeholders, project managers, and other developers regarding progress on the long-term technology roadmap
  • Produce quality code, raising the bar for the whole team on quality and speed
  • Recommend system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives
  • Produce quality code, raising the bar for the whole team on quality and speed
  • Write code and tests, build prototypes, solve issues, profile and analyze bottlenecks
  • Manage and optimize scalable distributed systems on the cloud
  • Develop automated tests to ensure business needs are met and allow for regression testing
  • Travel may be required

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.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent foundation in computer science, algorithms, and proven hands-on Software Development experience
  • Proven development experience in Java
  • Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns
  • Profound insight of Java internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Multi-Threading, Resource Management, etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, NoSQL databases, Foundation DB, Elastic Search
  • Experience with test-driven development and DevOps
    Experience with Linux Scripting, GitHub
  • Experience with Helm Charts, Red Hat Open Shift, Kubernetes
  • Growth mindset, challenging status quo to find new solutions and out-of-the-box ideas

Location Statement

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Introduction

Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today – planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

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 Business Unit

IBM’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.

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.

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