Software 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 Responsibilities
As Front-End Web Developer, you will be part of a dynamic and independent team of engineers and other functions such as Architecture, QA, Product Management and Delivery. You are responsible to design and develop advanced capabilities applying cutting edge technologies. You will work in a fast paced Agile environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules for very big customers. Your success will be characterized by the quality of your contributions, the impact you make through technical expertise and innovation and the increased satisfaction you deliver to our clients. You should be passionate about technology, a team player, and self-driven.
Collaborate with architects for defining and validating the architecture and the software design of the components and modules that have to be implemented on the platform;
Design and implement components and features of the web UI using various front-end technologies, languages and frameworks;
Define together with the back-end engineers the REST APIs for the features of the services being built using JSON format (input and output) and implement the processing of the API related data;
Use various tools for building and deploying the developed features into the micro-services architecture using Docker containers;
Write unit tests and work with QA engineers for defining end-to-end test cases and helping with the automated testing for the system;
Collaborate with product managers and business analysts for understanding, refining and estimating the functional requirements of the system captured in user stories;
Collaborate with the UX team for understanding and refining the UI visual design and the user experience of the features built;
Collaborate with all the team members by using an agile process with related practices and tools.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 7-8 years of experience as a software developer building enterprise class software products;
Proficiency with building responsive web pages with HTML5, CSS and related frameworks (Bootstrap, Materialize, Carbon);
Working knowledge and experience with consuming and building RESTfull APIs using JSON data and best practices related to their implementation;
Solid understanding of general software architecture and software design concepts and experience of applying them in the development of commercial software products;
Prior experience with software applications built on the micro-services architecture and related tools and technologies;
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Advanced architecture and software design knowledge, design patterns and best practices for performance, reliability and optimization;
Experience writing unit tests and other UI automated tests with various test frameworks (like Jasmine, Karma, Protractor);
Prior experience and interest in UI Design and UX concepts;
Experience with the micro-services architecture, software containers and related technologies (Docker containers, Docker Compose, Kubernetes);
Some practical working experience with cloud computing technologies (like VMware) and APIs for public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and/or Softlayer;
Passion for continuous improvement in both technology and process, strong problem solving skills, quick learner, attention to details
About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!
Your Life @ IBM
What 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.
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