IBM Senior Front End Software Developer in Houston, Texas

Job Description

  • *Note*: all eligible employees may apply for this position, however, consideration may be limited to current employees of Hybrid Cloud for up to 14 days after the job is posted

Are you passionate about technology? Do you love building new things? Do you want to develop the future of IBM's Cloud offerings? If you answered YES, then we have the right opportunity for you!

The shift toward the consumption of IT as a service, i.e., the cloud, is one of the most important changes to happen to our industry in decades. At IBM, we are driven to shift our technology to an as-a-service model and to help our clients transform themselves to take full advantage of the cloud. With industry leadership in analytics, security, commerce, and cognitive computing and with unmatched hardware and software design and industrial research capabilities, no other company is as well positioned to address the full opportunity of cloud computing.

The Cloud System Development team is a team dedicated to ensuring that the IBM Cloud is at the forefront of cloud technology, from data center design to network architecture to storage and compute clusters to flexible infrastructure services. We are building IBM's next generation cloud platform to deliver performance and predictability for our customers' most demanding workloads, at global scale with efficiency, resiliency and security. It is an exciting time, and as a team we are driven by this incredible opportunity to thrill our clients.

We are looking for a Senior Front End Software Developer to join our team in Littleton, MA or RTP NC, someone who will work as an senior developer for our UI layer of the next generation IBM Cloud. In this role, you will be responsible for end to end feature enablement across the UI layer, and the integration of our UI into the broader ecosystem of the existing IBM cloud. You will perform hands-on coding, working to increase the knowledge and performance of the collective team. In addition, you will interface with Orchestration, Storage and Network teams to ensure the delivery of end to end functionality.

As an ideal candidate, you are someone who has experience working on the enterprise production software using modern front end technology stack. Experience with highly tunable and scalable cloud deployments is also preferred. If you are passionate about scalable system software and cloud development, if you enjoy not only sharing a vision, but getting your hands dirty to be sure that that vision is made a reality in a fast-paced, challenging environment, then we want to talk to you!

Location: Littleton, MA or RTP, NC

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Passion for web development and a track record of building complex SPA web application

  • A good understanding of UI design principles and usability.

  • Strong knowledge and experience with HTML5, CSS3

  • Strong knowledge and experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Vue.js, Backbone, Ember etc.)

  • Experience with Node.js and Express

  • Familiarity with JavaScript test frameworks (Jasmine, Karma, Mocha etc.)

  • Familiarity with JavaScript task automation tools (grunt, gulp etc.)

  • Understands REST architecture and has working knowledge of consuming REST API

  • Experience working successfully with local and remote team members.

  • Experience working in an agile scrum development process and is willing to adopt the team’s agile practice.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Extensive experience with React/Redux.

  • Extensive experience with Node.js and GraphQL

  • Experience with Webpack, ES6, Babel, and Web Components

  • Experience with IBM Cloud Platform.

  • Expertise in user experience, human factors and interaction design

  • Thorough understanding of browser behavior and compatibility.

  • Minimum 5 years' experience with service-oriented architecture and REST APIs

  • A deep understanding of complex system integration and methodologies for proving the correct operation under nominal and faulted conditions of a hyperscale cloud 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.