Release Engineer - Brain Inspired Computing

Job Description

IBM's Brain-Inspired Computing team at IBM Research - Almaden has built a first-of-a-kind modular, scalable, non-von Neumann, ultra-low power, cognitive computing architecture (TrueNorth) and associated end-to-end software ecosystem. We are building state-of-the-art digital neuromorphic chips and systems (large-scale and mobile) to solve real-time sensory problems.

We seek team members with proven release engineering skills who know a bit about machine learning. Ideal candidates will have expertise in the following areas:

Software/Firmware/Hardware release:

  • Experience with Docker, Jenkins, Object Oriented Design and Agile methodology
  • Strong test and debug knowledge of C++ and Python
  • Familiarity testing and releasing parallel programs that use CUDA and GPUs
  • Neural Networks, Deep Learning, Convolutional Networks, Machine Learning
  • Mapping neural networks to custom hardware
  • Real-time embedded software/firmware development, Linux kernel/device drivers, system level simulation and optimization
  • Software maintenance and source control (Subversion, Git, ClearCase), bug tracking (Jira, Bugzilla), and collaboration (Confluence, MoinMoin)


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 1 year experience as a release engineer
  • At least 1 year experience with shell scripts, Docker and Jenkins


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 2 year experience as a release engineer
  • Competent in testing and debugging C++/Python systems. Familiarity with Object Oriented Design and Agile methodology


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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