Software Developer

Job Description
IBM Watson Health is seeking an experienced software developer to join our team. In this role you will improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world's most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights.

Job Responsibilties:

  • Develop highly scalable, multi-threaded, mutli-tenant microservice based applications;
  • Implement software modules and unit tests as assigned and conduct appropriate module testing;
  • Perform product development in accordance with Watson Health Imaging's (WHI) methodology and practices;
  • Perform software module requirement analysis, design, and test design as assigned;
  • Prepare software module specifications, designs, test descriptions and estimates as assigned;
  • Implement software modules and unit tests as assigned and conduct appropriate module testing;
  • Conduct appropriate verification and validation activities as assigned;
  • Detect, report, investigate, and fix product defects as appropriate;
  • Assist with escalated customer support investigations;
  • Participate in the review of product engineering artifacts (e.g., specifications, designs, test descriptions, implementations, tests, records, reports, etc);
  • Assist in the preparation and review of product, engineering, and management plans and reports (e.g., program and project plans) as required;
  • Prepare technical reports as required;
  • Under minimal direction, prepare updates to system specifications, designs, test descriptions, hazard analysis, verification and validation test procedures, and related documentation supporting software development to known standards;
  • Mentor less senior team members and peer review product artifacts including requirement specifications, design specifications, code, etc.;
  • Engage actively in design and code reviews of work items completed by the team in conjunction with the Team Lead and/or architect;
  • Interface with customer(s) and WHI staff to gather product requirements, present technical aspects of the product, and understand problems with the product;
  • Work effectively in collaboration with other members of the department, or with managers and staff across the organization with whom tasks must be completed;
  • Participate in WHI's performance review process, including actively setting product and personal development goals and performing self-assessments;
  • Pursue a program of self-development through the use of selected reading, seminars, and participation in continuing education;
  • Identify and communicate possible improvements in the work process for customers and peers;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or upper management.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3+ years of experience with Java and Java frameworks
  • At least 3+ years of solid Object Oriented Design skills
  • At least 3+ years of experience with Linux
  • Solid understanding of Software Development Lifecyle - Agile development preferred
  • Experience with finding and fixing defects and performance issues is very important
  • Experience with Java frameworks and tools (Gradle/Maven, logging tools, etc.)
  • Experience with Cloud Computing (AWS/Azure/IBM Cloud or other)
  • Solid understanding of Service Oriented Architecture principles
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience with Enterprise Application Architecture
  • Experience with Big Data technologies (Apache Nifi, Spark, or similar)
  • Experience with Microservices, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery/Continous Integration (git, Jenkins, unit testing)
  • Experience with Relational Database Modelling and Query Design
  • Experience with Web Technology (Javascript/Typescript/CSS)
  • Experience with Web Frameworks (Angular)
  • Experience with Cassandara or other table based storage
  • Medical Software Industry experience (HIS/RIS/PACS/DICOM/HL7)
  • Image Processing knowledge
  • Experience with Domain Driven Design
  • Experience with C++, C#, and/or Python
  • Cloud computing software development experience

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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