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IBM SDK and CLI Software Developer, IBM Cloud Object Storage in Austin, Texas


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Your Role and Responsibilities

Work Location (State and City): Chicago, IL

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 IBM Cloud Object Storage developer enablement team is a team dedicated to ensuring that the IBM Cloud Object Storage is easy to consume for the larger developer community and our customers, and is best in class, while bringing differentiating features and capabilities to the marketplace quickly, for users to consume and drive adoption for the IBM Cloud. We are looking for a talented SDK and CLI Software Developer to join our team, someone who will work with our customer-facing Cloud Object Storage SDK and CLI components

In this role, you will be responsible for end-to-end feature enablement across these SDK/CLI clients, and their seamless integration into the broader portfolio of the existing IBM Cloud offerings. You will perform hands-on coding, working with advanced SDK generators supporting different languages, develop and maintain the IBM Cloud Object Storage open source SDK and CLI projects. You will be responsible for making sure the clients you deliver work successfully in all deployment environment types (Windows, MacOS, Linux), including a virtual environment for developers. In addition, you will collaborate with teams across organization boundaries to gather requirements, design and ensure the delivery of new capabilities end-to-end.

As an ideal candidate, you are someone who has an understanding of cloud infrastructure deployment, you have repeatedly worked with Java, Python, JavaScript (NodeJS) and GO programming languages at an enterprise level. Experience building SDKs and CLIs is preferred. If you are passionate about cloud development, if you enjoy not only sharing a vision, but getting your hands dirty to be sure that your vision is made a reality in a fast-paced, challenging environment, then we want to talk to you!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience

  • Strong programming experience with Java, JavaScript (NodeJS), Python and GoLang

  • Strong experience with service-oriented architecture and REST API

  • Strong experience developing and maintaining code generated from Open API specifications (e.g. tools such as Swagger)

  • Strong experience working with creating tests and test jobs using Jenkins and automated testing frameworks

  • Hands-on experience with Agile team project delivery practices

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge about cloud infrastructure like Object Storage (IBM COS, AWS S3, Microsoft Azure, etc.)

  • Experience with large scale cloud infrastructure deployments

  • Experience with Computer and Storage Cloud Provider orchestration (such as IBM Cloud Platform, AWS, MS Azure, etc.)

About Business Unit

Digitization 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.

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About IBM

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Location Statement

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Being You @ IBM

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.