IBM IBM Cloud Frontend Engineer in AUSTIN, Texas

Job Description

The IBM Cloud Networking Tribe is looking for a talented, innovative and enthusiastic Frontend engineering professional, with a passion for frontend development (React, JavaScript) within PHP and GoLang, to build compelling applications for our next generation virtualized routing services. You are highly motivated Frontend Engineer with expertise in building scalable, extensible and user-friendly web applications. The IBM Cloud Networking Tribe has a global cloud presence that continues to grow and expand its reach. Our Gateway Services engineering team is responsible for delivering virtual network services with top-notch performance, first-rate security, fail-safe reliability and exceptional quality.

An IBM Cloud Networking Software Development engineer will be the key individual responsible for architecture, design, and implementation including enabling these products for large scale and cloud based deployment, and will work in a small, smart, fast-moving team. Our engineering team is fully agile, and lives in a really fast release cycle - which keeps our environment very energetic and fun. You will perform hands-on coding and mentor junior developers, working to increase the knowledge and performance of the collective team. In addition, you will interface with senior architects across several locations to ensure that the overall strategy is communicated and understood.

We are a global team, so communication skills (both verbal and written) are critical as well as flexibility to work with team members in other time zones.


  • Design, architect, and develop user facing features

  • Develop new user-facing features

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs by working with the IBM Design Team

  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability

  • Get feedback from and build solutions for users and customers

  • Write functional requirement documents and guides

  • Create quality mock-ups and prototypes

  • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting

Preferred Work Location: Austin


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Required Skills:

  • 3 years Programming skills (Python, Bash, GoLang, PHP, Awk)

  • 3 years Source Control (like Git, Bitbucket, Svn)

  • 3-5 years with JavaScript, CSS and jQuery

  • 1-3 years with React and Carbon

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Preferred knowledge in the following areas:

  • Network services load balancer, firewall, gateway as it fits in cloud network infrastructure

  • Linux OS & Network internals

  • Experience troubleshooting of Linux, Jenkins, Travis, PHP and GoLang.

  • Ability to research on new technologies as needed

  • Communication skills (both verbal and written) are critical

  • Collaboration skills and proven ability to work in a team environment

EO Statement

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.