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 ResponsibilitiesThe Security Department at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, has openings for software engineering positions. The mission of the Security Department is to conduct fundamental and applied research in Security, Privacy and Cryptography. We focus on building new and innovative security technologies in research areas such as Cryptography, Cybersecurity Analytics, Machine Learning for Security (e.g., Deep Learning), Adversarial Machine Learning (e.g., Security of AI), Malware Analysis, Program Behavior Analytics, Application Vulnerability Discovery (e.g., Fuzzing), Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Threat Intelligence, Graph Analytics for Security, Information Security and Privacy, Data Risk, Cloud Computing and Virtualization Security, SDN Security, Next Generation Security Architectures, Trusted Computing, and Ethical Hacking. We value research skills, innovation, strong systems intuition, systems building experience and a strong desire to implement one's own ideas.Employees in this role use a variety of formal and informal requirement/design artifacts to architect, design, prototype and implement software components and systems to meet the indicated requirements. They can flexibly adapt to rapidly changing client or project requirements inherent in a research project but are also able to integrate as necessary into formal products and services. They also ensure that the implemented components are tested and ready to be integrated into the project systems and proofs of concept. Software Engineering Researchers are expected to be agile in their development methodology, while also able to solve difficult problems, explore new domains, and work well across world-wide teams.Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ Master's Degree in Computer Science or a closely related field are preferred.+ At least 5 years' experience with a record of innovation and impact in some area of Computer Security is preferred.+ Have a proven record showcasing effective communication skills in both technical and customer situations.+ Demonstrated experience to drive a project from exploratory thinking to the development of a practical solution or servicePreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ None+ NoneAbout Business UnitWith more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.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 StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.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.