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IBM Software Web Engineer for IBM Cloud Object Storage in Boston, Massachusetts


As an Senior Software Engineer, you will be part of the Cloud Object Storage - Core development team responsible for ensuring the architectural integrity and successful delivery of a scalable object storage platform. You will be responsible for participating in the development, testing, and delivery of products and features in support of IBM’s Cloud Object Storage system. In particular this role will have an emphasis on driving performance optimization and improvement initiatives in the product. You will join a small, agile engineering team and participate in all aspects of the development process, from requirements gathering through delivery and production support.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Location: Chicago, IL Required

As a Software Web Engineer, you will develop front-end and back-end code to support new features and initiatives. You will join an agile engineering team and participate in all aspects of the development process, from requirements gathering through training and field support.

•Lead feature development based on client and operational needs

•Develop software using the agile methodology

•Scope, design, implement, test, document, and maintain high-quality software

•Engage in Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and threat modeling

•Manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables

•Provide training and field support

•Provide thought leadership for initiatives to improve the product

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

•BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related field

•5 years experience developing and testing web applications

•Experience with object-oriented programming (Java, Python, or equivalent)

•Experience developing and testing with web browsers, such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and IE

•Experience with databases, such as MySQL, including running queries

•Experience with web/application servers, such as Apache, Tomcat, Jetty

•Experience with web technologies, such as Javascript, Jquery, AJAX, JSP, HTML5, XML, and frameworks, such as Ember

•Experience with Spring and Hibernate

•Experience developing REST APIs

•Hands-on troubleshooting experience

•Experience with defect tracking and test management systems, such as JIRA

•Experience with Linux or other POSIX OS

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, sense of ownership, urgency and drive

•Demonstrated technical leadership

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

•Experience with developing and optimizing large scale systems

•Experience with performance, scalability, and/or network testing

•Experience with security, such as authentication, encryption, certificates

•Experience with network/storage management concepts, such as FCAPS, SNMP, MIBs, RBAC

•Experience with user interfaces and human centered design

•Understanding of storage technologies, such as RAID and SSDs

•Experience with test automation technologies, such as Selenium WebDriver

•Experience in an agile development environment

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

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