IBM Jobs

Job Information

IBM Software Developer in Houston, Texas


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

Data storage products are the heart of everything we do in life. From every selfie to every financial transaction, data is generated and stored somewhere in the world, be it on a customer's own premises or in the cloud. The FlashSystem team creates resilient, high-performing and intelligent storage software that keeps business-critical systems and data available 24/7.

Our success comes down to one thing: our people. We're expanding and looking for energized developers to join our inclusive team, with a deep focus on creating the best user experience for our customers. We want to know: How simple can we make it for people to access their data whenever, wherever and however they want? From a standalone system to large global deployments, we're looking for creative engineers to help us deliver a simple and yet powerful set of products to the market.

We believe strongly that people innovate best in an environment of constant learning, which is why we put education and technical career growth at the core of everything we do. Will you bring your curiosity and skills to help us solve today's most challenging technical problems?

Job Duties:

  • As a software developer with the FlashSystem team, you will:

  • Develop back-end storage software features and create APIs to enable plugins and automation, with a keen focus on end-user experience

  • Collaborate with a squad of 6-8 engineers to design, develop, test and maintain high quality software that you feel a strong sense of ownership for

  • Use technologies and industry-standard tools such as C, Java, Git, Ansible, Python, Jenkins, and Docker

  • Take advantage of a wide range of benefits on offer to IBM employees, and make use of the fantastic facilities at IBM's Westheimer Office location

  • Grow your technical career, with established paths to become Senior Staff and Distinguished Engineer

  • Learn from our team of 100+ developers in Houston Texas, and Hursley UK, plus hundreds more worldwide, to become an expert in our product

  • Enhance your technical and communication skills so that you can mentor, teach and lead others

  • Bring your whole self to the job, knowing you're in an environment where you can do your best work


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Demonstrated experience completing projects coding in at least one of Java, C or Python

  • A solid grasp of and passion for good software engineering practices, either from your professional experience or education

  • Evidence of working effectively in highly-collaborative, technical environments

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with Design Thinking methodologies

  • Knowledge of UX/User research concepts

Job Duties must be performed in Houston, TX

About Business UnitIBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

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 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.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.