Software Developer

    • Winchester, United Kingdom

The Storage team at IBM Hursley has been creating industry-leading storage virtualisation software for over twenty years. With our regular deliveries of highly successful products, we've won awards for our cutting-edge Flash technology and delighted customers with high-performing, resilient and intelligent software that supports their business-critical systems.

Our success comes down to one thing: our people. We're looking for talented engineers to join our close-knit team and continue our legacy of creating essential software for our clients, constantly innovating our technology, and striving to refresh and refine our approach to development.

We believe that co-located, self-directed teams will create the best-designed, highest quality products in the most efficient and enjoyable way. We love our unique site in Hursley that combines IBM's rich heritage and the perks of a modern development hub. We're also a global organisation and value collaboration across the world both with internal teams and our wide customer base.

We develop mainly in Java and C, with some Python and Perl. If you're more experienced in other languages, but confident that you can pick up technologies and tools quickly so that you can get on with the fun part of solving tricky technical problems, then you'll fit right in.

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
You'll work with your squad of 6-8 fellow engineers to design, develop, test and maintain high quality software that you feel a strong sense of ownership for
You'll relish the challenge of delving into complex problems that give you the chance to innovate
You'll learn from our team of 100+ developers in Hursley, plus hundreds more worldwide, to become an expert in our product
You'll build your own technical and communication skills so that you can mentor, teach and lead others, advise our customers, and report to our senior stakeholders
You'll bring your whole self to the job, knowing you're in an environment where you can do your best work

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Relevant professional software development experience
Alternatively, relevant hands-on experience with storage systems and SAN networking in a non-development environment
A solid grasp of and passion for good software engineering practices, either from your professional experience or education
Evidence of working effectively in highly-collaborative, technical environments
Authorised to work in UK

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience in backend, embedded or real-time software development
Hands-on experience with Java, C, Python and/or Perl
Familiarity with development and build toolsets such as Jenkins, GIT, Jira

About Business Unit
IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio  designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

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.

IBM researches, develops, manufactures, and markets technology products ranging from mainframe computers to cognitive solutions, always with a core drive to innovate and explore new fields.

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