Javascript Developer

Job Description

IBM is leading the way to a whole new generation of intelligent systems and technologies, more powerful and agile than ever before. Be a part of our progress as a developer who can work on both the front end and back end of the applications we build.

As an IBM Javascript Developer, you'll use the latest tools and technologies available to deliver state-of-the-art software. You'll be responsible for ensuring that components are expertly designed, tested, debugged, verified, and ready for integration into various contexts across the IBM Enterprise, creating a productive environment for IBMers and our Business Partners.

Essential skills
This role would suit someone who enjoys technical challenges and meeting business requirements with creative solutions, with a focus on user centred outcomes. Specifically, we are looking for:

• Proven experience developing production applications using AngularJS, or similar JavaScript framework
• Good working experience with Node.js and Express
• HTML5, ES6, Promises, and CSS3
• Architecting and developing APIs
• Proficient understand of Git, or other source code management systems
• Experience with continuous integration
• Familiarity with JavaScript test frameworks
• Familiarity with JavaScript automation tools
• A deep understanding of Agile development principles and practices
• Experience working in close collaboration with designers, and building according to spec

Essential interpersonal skills

You will be working in an end to end, cross functional scrum team as part of our wider mission - you must be prepared to undertake a variety of roles in the team as per requirements.

• Great planning and organisational skills, good time management, with the ability to manage and prioritise own workload and to deal with urgent deadlines and changes to requirements
• Close teamworking and collaboration across both global and local team environments
• An ability to manage your own time and work independently
• The ability to communicate across organisational boundaries and manage stakeholders
• A passion for creative solutions to real user needs and business problems
• Driven to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction, addressing the underlying problem and questioning any assumptions
• Logical approach to problem solving
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Highly motivated and productive, an entrepreneurial self-starter
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluency in English.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

As listed on Job description

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Experience with some of the following:
• DevOps practices
• Test Driven Development
• Object oriented programming languages
• Shell scripting
• Linux operating system
• Mobile application development

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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