IBM Entry-Level Back-End Developer in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

START DATES FOR THIS POSITION ARE IN 2019

At IBM we have an amazing opportunity to transform the world with cognitive technology. By using the vast amounts of information available today to identify new patterns and make new discoveries, we are helping cities become smarter, hospitals transform patient care, financial institutions minimize risk, and pharmaceuticals find cures for rare diseases. Join the forward-thinking teams at IBM solving some of the world’s most complex problems – there is no better place to grow your career!

Entry-Level Back-End Developers:

• Work with servers, applications, and databases

• Are familiar with APIs

• Are skilled in working with Linux kernel, scheduler, memory management system, device drivers, and hardware architectures

• Understand user and system requirements

• Have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Agile development methodology

Entry-Level Back-End Developers are in demand across IBM's growth areas. You'll be matched and deployed to a development team in a strategic business, based on your offered location and fit. These are office-based positions in IBM locations including:

AZ - Tucson*

CA - Costa Mesa, Emeryville, Foster City, San Francisco, San Jose,

CO - Denver*

GA - Atlanta, Sandy Springs

IL - Chicago*

KS - Lenexa*

MA - Cambridge, Littleton

MN - Rochester

NC - Durham, Raleigh

NY - Endicott, Hopewell Junction, North Castle, Manhattan, Poughkeepsie, Yorktown Heights,

OH - Dublin

PA - Blue Bell, Pittsburgh*

TX - Austin, Dallas, Houston, Irving*

Opportunities in all locations will vary based on business demand

*indicates cities with limited opportunities

What You’ll Do:

  • You’ll work in an Agile, collaborative environment to understand requirements, design, code and test innovative applications, and support those applications for our highly valued customers.

  • You’ll employ IBM’s Design Thinking to create products that provide a great user experience along with high performance, security, quality, and stability.

  • Design and code servers, services, applications and databases that are reusable, scalable and meet critical architecture goals.

  • Create Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that are clean, well-documented, and easy to use.

  • Create and configure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) applications. Design and implement large scale systems and Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) that enable continuous delivery.

Who You Are:

  • You are highly motivated and have a passion for creating and supporting great products.

  • You thrive on collaboration, working side by side with people of all backgrounds and disciplines, and you have very strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • You are great at solving problems, debugging, troubleshooting, designing and implementing solutions to complex technical issues.

  • You have a basic understanding of software development and programming languages.

Key Tech Skills: Java, Ruby, Python, additional programming languages

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Must have basic knowledge in one of the following technology areas: Java, Ruby, Python, additional programming languages

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Willing to travel up to 10%

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.