Introduction
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
Ready to grow your career in the Cloud? Want to have a feeling that you are making a difference? This is your chance to become an integral part of a dynamic team of talented professionals developing and deploying innovative, industry-leading, cloud-based services.

IBM Cloud Core Platform Services is a growing, agile, dynamic organization building and operating leading-edge, highly-available, and distributed cloud services in IBM Cloud. We’re looking for experienced cloud software engineers to join us. This technical role is focused on designing, developing and deploying cloud security services, automating wide ranges of tasks, problem-solving, interfacing with other teams, offering managers, and customers to solve complex problems.

You will be part of a strong, agile, and modern team culture driven to create world-class development and deployment environments, delivering an industry leading user experience for our customers. As an integral part of the development team, you will get an opportunity to contribute to the cloud services architecture and design while helping us mentor the next generation of cloud engineers.

Primary responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Becoming an expert and major contributor for designs and implementation efforts of the IBM Cloud Platform Services ecosystem
  • Developing highly-available, distributed cloud services, with emphasis on security, scalability and user experience using technologies like Java, Node.js, Golang, Cloudant, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, Istio and more.
  • Reading open specifications and RFC documents and converting them to design docs and implementation
  • Identifying opportunities and acting on improving existing tools, frameworks and DevSecOps workflows
  • Documenting and sharing your experience with team members, mentoring others
  • Continuous learning and applying new technologies as well as mentoring others.

Must be eligible/legally entitled to work in Canada

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • A minimum of a bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent with cybersecurity or cryptography coursework
  • At least 2 years experience working in Agile environment using Scrum or Kanban methodologies
  • At least 3 years of hands-on development experience building applications with one or more of the following: Java, Spring, Liberty, Node.js, Express.js, Golang, NoSQL DB, Redis, distributed caches, containers etc
  • At least 3 years of experience building and operating highly secured, distributed cloud services with one or more of the following: IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure, DevSecOps, SRE, CI/CD, Docker, container orchestration, performance testing, DevOps etc
  • At least 3 years of experience in web technologies: HTTP, REST, JSON, HTML, Ajax, JavaScript etc
  • Solid understanding of the micro-service architecture and modern cloud programming practices. Strong ability to design a clean, developer-friendly API.
  • Keen troubleshooting skills and strong communication skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Understanding of cybersecurity and cryptography principles, certifications, and compliance.
  • Experience in security, with emphasis on identity and access management – OAuth2, OpenID Connect, SAML, JWT, Multi-factor authentication, X509, TLS etc.
  • Experience with front end development specifically in react and/or angular
  • Experience building mobile applications for iOS and Android
  • Experience in remotely supporting customer engagements to help driving the product adoption

About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds – public, private, and hybrid – enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

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
This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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