Your Role and Responsibilities

In this role you will be building a real-time, multi-tenanted data analytics platform for SaaS and Hybrid Cloud deployment. This platform must support ingestion from hundreds to hundreds of thousands unique data sources in reliable, secure, and cost effective manner.


  • Architect, design, and build a real-time, multi-tenanted data analytics platform for SaaS and Hybrid Cloud deployment.
  • Collaborate with teams across the globe to build an integrated experience for our end users.
  • Build a cost effective platform focusing on performance, reliability, scalability, and security.

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

  • English Fluent (verbal and written)
  • Proven hands-on experience building and operating an enterprise grade data analytics platform
  • Proven hands-on experience with distributed columnar data stores
  • Proven hands-on experience with query engines such as SparkSQL, PrestoDB, et cetera
  • Proven hands-on experience with distributed technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Kafka Streams, et cetera
  • 5+ years development experience with Java/Python
  • Familiarity with storage technologies and tiered storage patterns

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • Kubernetes and/or the Red Hat OpenShift Platform
  • Cloud (AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud, et cetera)
  • SQL, Python, Go
  • PostgreSQL
  • Relational, Graph, and Columnar DB design
  • ETL/ELT Pipelines
  • Open-source usage and involvement

Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal Work Status

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.


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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

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