Senior Java / C++ Developer

Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do.  Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide.  At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

This position is for the development and support of IBM's Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting (SAFR) based in Perth. SAFR is a high-speed mainframe transaction processing software that is supported by teams in the US and Australia (Perth). It consists of three main pieces: a Java / Eclipse-based user interface, a C++ based compiler, and an assembler based mainframe processing engine.
The role is responsible for developing and maintaining the Java / Eclipse-based user interface and compiler. Responsibilities include new development, troubleshooting, bug fixes, and communicating appropriately with the US-based team and IBM clients.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

User interface

Java programming at least 4 years experience including
- experience writing unit tests.
- experience with three tier architectures (UI, Model, Data)
- an understanding of continuous integration

Relational databases and SQL including
- writing a database definition
- writing stored procedures.
- writing complex SQL statements


C++ development experience of at least 2 years.
XML design, reading, and writing.
Relational databases and SQL, using from C++

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

User interface

Eclipse RCP both 3 and 4 versions of the API
JNI (Java native interface for talking to the compiler)
C++ to help debug problems in the compiler that only occur in the workbench.
Z/OS basic skills ISPF, REXX, JCL
Rational Functional Tester (RFT)


Antlr parser library
JNI (Java Native Interface)
Xerces xml parser
Experience writing a compiler

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