Cloud Software Engineer

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Ready to grow your career in the cloud? Like the feeling that you are making a difference?

This is your chance to be an integral part of a dynamic team of talented professionals developing and deploying innovative, industry-leading, cloud-based software.

While at IBM, you'll draw upon your technical skill set and make important contributions to our popular Business Analytics cloud offerings, collaborating daily in an agile development environment with an extended team of experienced cloud engineers.

The Cloud Software Engineer is a key role in the growing and dynamic IBM Business Analytics organization. This technical role is focused on developing and deploying cloud applications, automating wide ranges of operational tasks, problem-solving, and interfacing with product management, development teams' company-wide, and end users, to solve complex problems.

Work Environment:

You will be part of a strong, modern team culture driven to create world-class development and deployment environments, delivering an industry leading user experience for our customers. Working out of a modern office in the heart of the city, you will be valued for your contributions in a rapidly growing organization with dynamic opportunities. Each day, you will attend daily team scrums and project meetings to make important contributions in the development and architecture of automated solutions to continue building and optimizing our cloud and deployment infrastructure.

Your passion for problem solving and automation will have an immediate impact on our IBM Cloud offerings and you will have a true (and rewarding) taste of what it takes to deliver an industry-leading Software as a Solution offering.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop high-quality software frameworks leveraging the following technologies: Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Go, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and more
  • Designing and developing crisp dashboards providing live data on availability, performance and system health across the Business Analytics organization
  • Identifying opportunities for automation, and implementing solutions that reduce toil, potentially utilizing various languages as applicable, such as: Python, PowerShell, Perl, Bash and more
  • Developing best-in-class deployment technology to balance velocity and reliability in the delivery of our Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings
  • Documenting and sharing your experience, mentoring others
Skills and Attributes
  • Confident development skills supported by applied experience
  • Understanding of microservices architecture and modern programming practices
  • Experience developing software in the context of a modern CI/CD framework
  • Natural drive and proven ability automating various complex tasks
  • Ability to propose, design, and develop solutions that scale
  • Motivation to eliminate toil through automation
  • Passionate about learning new technologies
  • Keen troubleshooting skills
  • Practiced agile development methodology
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience in one or more of the following: Java, Python, Javascript, Node.js, Go
  • Experience developing web applications, and using related development tools and techniques
  • At least 2 years of experience following an Agile development process
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • A desire to create remarkable products

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Additional Scripting languages (Ruby, PERL, PowerShell, Bash)
  • Production Engineering / Operations experience
  • Configuration management (Ansible, Chef, Rundeck)
  • Virtualization and Container orchestration (Xen, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Monitoring and logging tools (Nagios, QRadar, New Relic, Prometheus)
  • Continuous Integration platforms (Jenkins, TeamCity, Travis CI)
  • NoSQL databases, key-stores and other data-structure solutions (MongoDB, Redis)
  • Virtual application and web servers (Apache, NGINX, WebSphere, IIS)

    About Business Unit
    Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client's data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

    Your Life @ IBM
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    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.

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

    Being You @ IBM
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