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IBM Software Developer in Austin, Texas


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Your Role and Responsibilities


Software developer working as part of the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Container Service (IKS) development team to build and support the services responsible for cluster creation, deletion and updates, networking and ingress, microservice API and CLIs, data modeling, and security compliance. This role includes designing, coding, testing, and supporting the service.

We are looking for a motivated candidate willing to get started right away! You will get to interact with cutting edge open source technology including Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, ETCD, and Istio.

In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to solve complex distributed system and networking problems for a service that is revolutionizing the way organizations manage their applications and IT infrastructure.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Required Skills:

  • Object-Oriented development and design principles

  • 4+ years of experience with a programming language such as Java, C, C++, Python, Go

  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures and problem solving

  • Great communication skills

  • DevOps skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in the cloud and microservice architecture / containerization

  • Experience developing in Go

  • Experience using Docker to build and run applications.

  • Experience using Kubernetes as an orchestration system.

  • Experience with CI/CD frameworks including Jenkins and Travis CI.

  • Experience owning and developing software in a production environment

  • Experience with concurrent programming and concepts like locks, threads, and semaphores.

  • Experience with network/application protocols including HTTPS, TCP/UDP, ARP, and IPv4.

  • Experience with distributed system concepts including load balancers, key/value databases, and master/slave architectures.


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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.

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