IBM Software Developer (BED), RTP in RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina

Job Description

IBM Z is the World's most powerful business platform. 68% of enterprise production workloads, 80% of structured enterprise data, and 55% of all enterprise transactions, including more than 50% of the back end transactions generated from mobile enterprise applications run on IBM Z. We are embarking on an exciting journey to transform the developer experience on IBM Z by embracing disruptive technologies spanning all aspects of development, test, deployment, and monitoring.

To accomplish this transformation, we are aggressively hiring top talent for a variety of positions, including offering management, design, and development. Join us on this exciting journey, leverage cutting edge technologies at work, and deliver meaningful innovation for the platform that runs business.


As a backend Developer, you are part of a highly focused, self-managed Agile team who designs, develops, tests & deploys mainframe applications on z/OS. You will help bring digital applications to life by creating robust enterprise platforms to support rich and interactive front ends. Your expertise in designing and building high performance, reliable enterprise applications on the mainframe allows you to build the services, integration, data, analytics and algorithms required to support next generation experiences. You interface with enterprise architects and delivery teams to shape, estimate, and define the programs that turn ideas and prototypes into fully functional systems.

As a member of a dynamic team in supporting the delivery of enterprise software for a large user base, you demonstrate leadership, technical curiosity, a self-starter, creativity as well as forward thinking with a passion for growth and innovation.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Minimum 5 years of experience:

  • in z/OS software development

  • developing in Java, C/C++ working with mainframe SCM (e.g. Rational Team Concert Enterprise Extensions (RTC EE), Endevor, Git/GitHub/GitLab)

In addition:

  • Strong working knowledge of ISPF, TSO, JCL

  • Experience in RESTful API design

  • Experience in designing and creating high performance and secure z/OS applications

  • Experience in designing and creating server-side automated test cases for z/OS applications

  • A self-starter & ability to work effectively in a team environment

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience in working with z/OS subsystems (CICS, IMS, MVS, DB2, MQ)

  • Experience in mainframe storage solutions and database technologies including ISAM, VSAM, IMS, DB2

  • Experience in z/OS security, RACF, SSL, SSO, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Experience in Node.js on z/OS, Java EE, WebSphere Liberty

  • Experience developing in HLASM/Assembler, REXX, COBOL and PL/I Experience in Agile software development methodologies

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.