Software Engineer (IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation)

Job Description
At IBM Research, we invent things that matter to the world. Today, we are pioneering the most promising and disruptive technologies that will transform industries and society, including the future of AI, blockchain and quantum computing. We are driven to discover. With more than 3,000 researchers in 13 locations across six continents, IBM Research is one of the world's largest and most influential corporate research labs.

IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation(ICBI) is a part of IBM's Singapore Lab and was formed in collaboration with Economic Development Board (EDB) Singapore. ICBI works with government authorities, academia and other industrial players to foster innovation in the region and to accelerate the adoption of blockchain for finance and trade.
Blockchains are essentially decentralized and distributed ledger of digital records. It allows any payment transaction or any document to be codified as a digital record such that it is irrevocable once it is committed in the Blockchain. Blockchain relies on cryptographic technologies to ensure the necessary security and privacy. Smart contracts on a Blockchain enable the immutable execution of business rules underlying business contracts. IBM is a leading contributor to the open source open governance HyperLedger project. Many of the industry transformations such as that for Finance, Trade, Supply Chain Logistics and other industries will be built on HyperLedger.

You will be joining IBM Research to advance industry transformations using Blockchain technologies working with research colleagues around the world. This effort will involve working actively with clients across different industries such as Finance, Trade, and Commerce to explore how Blockchains can transform as well as create new opportunities. You will help create new digital Blockchain platforms and business networks in support of these key industry transformations. New information models that leverage distributed ledgers, security models that meet industry requirements while maintaining data integrity, confidentiality and privacy, smart contract libraries and templates that support multi-party business processes, cognitive analytics and services to generate breakthrough insights, new scale-ready deployment architectures and infrastructure to enable global business networks are some of the many ways in which you will be able to help transform industries and be part of a unique team of top talent.

The Software Engineer position requires a Masters or equivalent in Computer Science and Software Engineering with experience in one or more of the following areas: cloud services, distributed systems, information management, business process management, internet-of-things and a strong background in building enterprise-level systems. The Software Engineer role includes the design, development, testing, integration and deployment of Blockchain applications and platforms. The work will involve the dissemination internally and externally of the results of such activities through demos and application prototypes, patents, and development operations.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Masters or equivalent in Computer Science and Software Engineering with experience in one or more of the following areas: cloud services, distributed systems, information management, business process management, internet-of-things, and proficiency in programming and building systems
  • Strong background in building enterprise-level systems

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Preferable if candidate holds a Singaporean Citizen/Permanent Residency due to project requirements


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Masters or equivalent in Computer Science and Software Engineering with experience in one or more of the following areas: cloud services, distributed systems, information management, business process management, internet-of-things, and proficiency in programming and building systems
  • Strong background in building enterprise-level systems


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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