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IBM Data Security and Privacy Researcher- Research Lab in Haifa, Israel


IBM Research Scientists are charting the future of Artificial Intelligence, creating breakthroughs in quantum computing, discovering how blockchain will reshape the enterprise, and much more. Join a team that is dedicated to applying science to some of today's most complex challenges, whether it's discovering a new way for doctors to help patients, teaming with environmentalists to clean up our waterways or enabling retailers to personalize customer service.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Research is looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer to join the Decision Optimization research group.

Our team is working on an innovative new technology and solution that aims to democratize optimization technologies.

As a Software Engineer in Research, you will help spawn new projects that will mature to new offerings for IBM and released as open source.

You will work on rapid prototyping, create Proof Of Concepts, MVP's, and pilots with customers. You will lead and own the engineering aspects, from architecture to managing the code development. We view engineering as a crucial aspect of innovation: you will be a key part of the team - the person that brings the ideas to life!

We are looking for SW engineers who are not afraid of diving deep into theoretical and mathematical domains and enjoy bringing theory to realization. We are looking for SW engineers who are passionate about learning new things, incubating new ideas and about advancing the scientific state of the art, and bringing it to real use.


  • Create, propose, and explore new innovations

  • Architect and develop new innovations, from design, prototyping and coding through delivery to customers

  • Work directly with external customers and internal partners to understand their needs and deliver technical innovation

  • Work in an agile way, delivering in small increments with a lean methodology

  • Participate in writing papers and patents

Position location: Haifa or Tel Aviv

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Advanced degree in in Computer Science, Mathematics or Electrical Engineering in a leading university.

  • 3+ years of proven experience in SW development, including hands on experience in one or more: Java, Python, Go, JavaScript, Node.js, micro services architectures, Docker/K8s.

  • Experience developing end-to-end solutions

  • Thrives working in a team and in making others great

  • Passion for learning and exploring new technologies

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Background in optimization

About Business UnitWith more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementIBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

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