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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 trai


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

Through this opening you will have to opportunity to contribute to one of the major growth areas in IBM. IBM Cloud Pak for Network Automation ( CP4NA) is an AI-powered, telco cloud platform that enables the automation of network operations so CSPs can transform their networks, evolve to zero-touch operations, reduce OPEX and deliver services faster. This product is at the forefront of cloud automation and orchestration in Telecoms at a point in time when the industry is being both disrupted and adopting 5G. This is creating challenges for operators which CP4NA is well placed to solve

Cloudpak for Network Automation has an orchestration layer intended to manage both the full application and infrastructure on which it is based lifecycles. This encompasses the full cycle from day-0 design, day-1 deployment through to the day-2 in service management and decommissioning.

The core application is a HA microservice implementation written primarily in Java but also Python and JavaScript

Job Role

  • Actively participate in release and sprint planning sessions
  • Design, develop and re-factor the product to create new features
  • Challenge and contribute to the architecture of the product
  • Resolve customer issues with a mixture of business acumen and technical competence
  • Work collaboratively and communicate openly with a broad and growing team
  • Mentoring of new colleagues as appropriate
  • Enhancement of the process through being an active member of the agile process and teams

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

The ideal candidate will have a passion for software development and experience of the full software development lifecycle with the following knowledge and skills:

  • Strong passion and competence in Java, especially in areas of asynchronous processing and multithreading
  • An ability to pivot and develop in Python is also highly beneficial
  • A telecoms background will be helpful but not essential, TNC-O products are changing the way telecoms works in a disruptive fashion
  • Good working knowledge of Spring, ES2015 and React (+Redux) frameworks

Demonstrated experience of Java development and the ability to work in a disciplined development environment.

Abilty to demonstrate Java Dev skills in a practical setting.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • The application leverages a number of technologies knowledge of
  • Cloud frameworks like Netflix OSS projects, Spring Cloud, etc.
  • Apache projects such as Kafka, Zookeeper
  • NoSQL data stores is useful (like Cassandra, Titan, MongoDB, Neo4J)
  • Current CI/CD tools and test automation frameworks
  • Kubernetes, primarily RedHat OCP but including other container application platform technologies including VMware Tanzu, Amazon EKS

About Business Unit

IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

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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