Cloud Infrastructure Engineer - Application Interface Programmer

Job Description

A cloud infrastructure engineer builds, deploys, and manages cloud services. Our mission is to build a customer facing RESTful application program interface (API) to IBM's public cloud. The API service will provide customers the power to provision the necessary network, compute and storage cloud services to run their applications and work load.


  • Meet with team members on regular sprints, develop and complete agreed-upon user stories
  • Develop modular, clean code with comprehensive tests
  • Refactor existing code as you develop new code; leave both in clean, modern state
  • Attend daily standups, demo work during reserved demo time, attend team retrospectives
  • Meet with colleagues across company to better understand requirements and ensure that new work fulfills real needs
  • Use software design principles to determine where functionality should be built, within applications and between applications (occasionally in completely new services)
  • Provide clear documentation
  • Provide clear and advance communication to colleagues and stakeholders about upcoming system changes
  • Take initiative to substantially improve customer and colleague workflows
  • Use advanced new technologies judiciously to reduce complexity

  • Software development skills
  • Understanding of REST
  • Knowledge of monitoring (Prometheus, Graphite) and logging (ELK, fluentd)
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Functional Programming Principles
  • Git, GitHub and ZenHub
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Development
  • Containers and virtualization
  • Agile development
  • Understanding of modern cloud (compute, storage, networking)
  • Server and cluster concepts: backup, load balancing, ACL, DR


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 1 year experience in Software Development or related role

  • Functional Programming principles

  • Understanding of REST

  • Basic SQL Knowledge

  • Testing principles and methodologies (Unit, Functional, Acceptance, Performance)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 2 years experience in a Software Development role

  • At least 1 year experience with Go Programming Language and related tools

  • Maintenance, refactoring, and re-architecting of large, complex application systems

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

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