IntroductionSoftware 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 ResponsibilitiesAs IBM Cloud has been standardizing on Kubernetes and containerized software IBM CloudKubernetes Service (IKS) has become the backbone of IBM Cloud. As Customers are moving more and more workload into Kubernetes environments, the platform is rapidly growing, it is the fastest growing area in IBM Cloud right now. Our team has both open source contributors to multiple projects including Kube, containerd as well as Istio, while we are open sourcing several components of our stack. The same team also has members who are planning, building and running IKS for both IBM internal teams as well as externalCustomers. Just to take a few, we are running the Watson AI platform, Weather.com ,Maersk, Car2go, American Airlines, etc.The opportunity is to join this team for skilled individuals who want to be part of building aplatform we are proud of and Customers love to use. We have team members from allaround the world, from the United States (Raleigh, NC, Austin, TX, Rochester, MN, SanFrancisco, CA), United Kingdom, Germany, China, India.Your Role and Responsibilities:We are looking for experienced developers who have worked with IP networks, proxies, understand containers and not afraid of learning Kubernetes to deliver platform for business critical applications for both IBM services as well as Customer deployments. The successful candidate will work as a Software Developer as part of the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Network/Ingress team. If you are passionate about solving hard problems and you want to be part of a team who builds the next generation of IBM Cloud, the opportunity is to work on load balancers (NLB, ALB, L4/L7 load balancers and proxies), network functions (NFV), Kubernetes internals, CNI, overlay, L4 firewalls, next generation container firewalls, anomaly detection, IDS/IPS, etc. The potential impact is very high and measured on a global scale. We have great tools to work with, completely automated test and release pipeline, agile development environment, amazing existing team who are welcoming new members. If you want to challenge yourself, learn new things and grow this may be a good opportunity for you.Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ Fluent English+ Bachelor's in Engineering, Computer Science, or relevant experience+ Specifying, building, testing, deploying, maintaining, and supporting your codeExperience with:+ Kubernetes networking (CNI, Calico, BGP)+ Kubernetes (containers, docker, containerd)+ Ingress Controllers (Kubenetes Ingress, Istio)+ Linux networking (iptables, tcpdump)+ In programming, preferably Go+ VPN+ DNS+ Infrastructure skills+ Bash/Shell+ Etcd+ LetsencryptPreferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseNone.About Business UnitDigitization 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 @ IBMWhat 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 IBMIBM'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 StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.Being You @ IBMIBM 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.