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IBM Fullstack Application Developer in GUADALAJARA, Mexico


As an Application Developer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world’s technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!

Your Role and Responsibilities

As a Front End Application Developer, you will work with your colleagues in your squad and across the organization and be responsible for the development of the User Experience in an agile CI/CD based development process. You will be responsible for translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. You will be able to work on design, development methodologies and architecture with your squad as well as other IBM squads. Additional responsibilities include:

  • You will collaborate on a technical basis with your squad lead, and the other Technical Squad Leads, in Mexico as well as in the United States.

  • You will also participate with your squad and contribute in the sprint/iteration planning process, playback and retrospectives (ie. Agile practices)

  • You will also be expected to code review the work from your squad and potentially other squads and participate in the source committer process.

  • You will work on existing components as well as new components. You are expected to innovate and add value to either existing or new components

  • You will be familiar and understand development pipelines and the various stages from unit tests to e2e integration tests and performance validation.

  • In true DevOps fashion, you will be responsible not just for the development of, but for the operation of the system. From instrumentation of system health and user adoption metrics to the establishment of monitoring processes and dashboards.

  • You will work with designers in the making and enhancing user experiences using state of the art technologies such as Angular and React

  • Separation of concerns and well established API contracts is of vital importance. You will assist in defining or improving REST APIs and maintain consistency and reusability across the system.

  • You will use IBM Design Thinking practices in the development practice

  • You will have an inquisitive curious mind, challenge others when needed and provide innovative ideas while upholding the IBM values

  • At the end of the day, you will be a key member of the global technical team with responsibility to deliver committed work on time

You will join a development organization with a strong culture on ownership of its deliverables. You will be able to make decisions based on data to better improve the system and development processes utilizing a continuous delivery practice. A code change you make can be “live” and make an impact within hours. You will learn from other bright individuals in a fast pace environment using leading edge software making practices and technologies. You will go home every day knowing you have made an impact on the future of IBM.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Fluent English communication skills are required as is a proven track record and ability to have delivered software products / projects.

  • Experience on Spring, Express, Nodejs for backend

  • Angular 6+ for frontend

  • Development experience on Java, Java Script and Python

  • Experience on HTML5/CSS, Git, Docker

  • NoSQL/SQL databases

  • CI Tools like Jenkins, Travis, etc.

  • Knowledge of design patterns, data structures and frontend performance

  • Strong architecture skills, Experience building responsive web applications that are scalable and resilient

  • Working knowledge building REST APIs, Testing culture, unit testing and automated system testing

  • Ability to work in a team environment to develop and implement design

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies

  • Knowledge of Web Accessibility

About Business Unit

The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

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.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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.