Javascript Developer

As a Javascript Developer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment.  The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world's technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact! As a Special Terms Employee (STE) with IBM Global Services in Canada, you'll be aligned to innovative project assignments, working with IBM colleagues and clients, leveraging your experience and specialized capabilities. You'll have an opportunity to cultivate your expertise, use your knowledge to the fullest extent and work with the best and brightest in the industry. The STE employment category enables IBM Canada to obtain specific skills quickly and for an unspecified period of time, driven by client requirements and project priorities. Explore how working at IBM aligns with your career aspirations and goals by reaching out to IBM Recruiters.

Your Role and Responsibilities
In this role, our successful candidate must be a minimum 3 years experience designing and implementing end-to-end enterprise grade software and able to:

• Consume web APIs in a microservices architecture to build low to medium complexity User Interface for web and mobile.

• Design, Develop and Write code and unit tests to deliver using Agile Methodology.

• Build and test the code in different staging environments.

• Collaborate with other team members through pair programming and code reviews.

• Provide guidance and support to other team members.

• Communicate with client UI team regarding UI, UX and other visual requirements.

• Participate in sprint backlog planning and size user stories.

Technical Skills

• Solid understanding of the Object-Oriented Programming and Functional programming paradigms.

• Write Semantic HTML5 from Photoshop Images/Invision Mockups

• Strong Experience in vanilla JavaScript ES5 (ES6 is an asset).

• Strong Experience in UI developer tools, debugging and UI Analysis.

• Strong Experience in Javascript UI Development frameworks (like ReactJs, AngularJs, jQuery)

• Experience in using version control (TFS or Git)

• CSS 3 specification (SASS/SCSS is an asset)

• Understanding of Typescript, babel, Linting, minification (webpack is an asset).

• Understanding of ReactJs (react redux integration is an asset)

• Understanding node.js, npm

• Understanding of Browser behavior, cookies, authentication and request/response lifecycle.

• Experience with web accessibility standards is an asset.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Demonstrates complete software life cycle experience and Design,
  • Develop microservices based applications or migrate existing monolith applications into Microservices based architecture. Understands design principles of a 12 factor app, and design and develop applications based on these principles.
  • Proficient in Java, Web technologies, Spring, Springboot, Groovy, Microservices communications, circuit breakers, service discovery, API gateway, Hibernate, RDBMS/No Sql DB and containerization.
  • Conversant with DevOps methods and tools.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Prefer candidates that possess a knowledge of IBM's internal structure and processes.

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, 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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