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IBM Software Developer in Kochi, India


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk

Your Role and Responsibilities

Who You are:

A career in IBM Software means you'll be part of a team that transforms our customers chalalenges into solutions

Seeking new possibilities and always staying curious, we are a team dedicated to creating the world's leading AI-powered, cloud-native software solutions for our customers. Our renowned legacy creates endless global opportunities for our IBMers, so the door is always open for those who want to grow their career. We are seeking a skilled front-end developer to join our team. As part of our team, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining high-quality software products, working with a variety of technologies and programming languages.

The modern digital business works in near real-time; it informs interested parties of things of interest when they happen, makes sense of, and derives insight from an ever-growing number of sources. It learns, predicts, and is intelligent -- it is by nature Event-Driven. Event-driven architecture (EDA) is an architecture pattern that promotes the production, detection, consumption of, and reaction to events. This architectural pattern can be applied to the systems that transmit events among loosely coupled software components and services.

As a key member of our dynamic event automation team, you will play a vital role in crafting exceptional software experiences. Your responsibilities will encompass the design and implementation of innovative features, fine-tuning and sustaining existing code for optimal performance, and guaranteeing top-notch quality through rigorous testing and debugging. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do, and you'll be working closely with fellow developers, designers, and product managers to ensure our software aligns seamlessly with user expectations.

Join our team to help define the future of the EDA by developing IBM's Event Automation capabilities, and participate in the advancement of key open source initiatives such including Apache Flink, Apache Kafka and the wider EDA ecosystem.

What You will do

As a Lead Developer you will:-

  • Develop responsive, user-friendly web applications using React.js while ensuring high performance.

  • Collaborate with the design and development teams to translate UI/UX design wireframes into functional components.

  • Build reusable components and front-end libraries for future use.

  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest React.js trends, techniques, and best practices.

  • Participate in code reviews to maintain code quality and ensure alignment with coding standards.

  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks and other issues as they arise.

  • Help us shape the future of Event Driven technologies, including contributing to Apache Kafka, Strimzi and other relevant open source projects.

  • Collaborate within a dynamic team environment to comprehend and dissect intricate requirements for event processing solutions.

  • Translate architectural blueprints into actualized code, employing your technical expertise to implement innovative and effective solutions.

  • Conduct comprehensive testing of the developed solutions, ensuring their reliability, efficiency, and seamless integration.

  • Provide ongoing support for the implemented applications, responding promptly to customer inquiries, resolving issues, and optimizing performance.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert, sharing insights and best practices related to product development, fostering knowledge sharing within the team.

  • Continuously monitor the evolving landscape of event-driven technologies, remaining updated on the latest trends and advancements.

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and developers, to ensure a holistic and harmonious product development process.

  • Take ownership of technical challenges and lead your team to ensure successful delivery, using your problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles.

  • Mentor and guide junior developers, nurturing their growth and development by providing guidance, knowledge transfer, and hands-on training.

  • Engage in agile practices, contributing to backlog grooming, sprint planning, stand-ups, and retrospectives to facilitate effective project management and iteration.

  • Foster a culture of innovation and collaboration, contributing to brainstorming sessions and offering creative ideas to push the boundaries of event processing solutions.

  • Maintain documentation for the developed solutions, ensuring comprehensive and up-to-date records for future reference and knowledge sharing.

  • Involve in building and orchestrating containerized services

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent work experience).

  • Proven experience as a React.js Developer, with a strong portfolio of previous projects.

  • Proficiency in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and related web technologies.

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and their integration into React.js applications.

  • Knowledge of modern front-end build pipelines and tools.

  • Strong understanding of version control systems, particularly Git.

  • Good communication skills and the ability to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical team members.

  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration technologies like Docker and Kubernetes for deploying event processing applications.

  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and debugging.

  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical abilities, with a knack for addressing technical challenges.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in an agile and fast-paced development environment.

  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor junior developers, fostering their growth and skill development.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.

  • Adaptability to stay current with evolving event-driven technologies and industry trends.

  • Customer-focused mindset, with a dedication to delivering solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations.

  • Creative thinking and innovation mindset to drive continuous improvement and explore new possibilities.

  • Collaborative and team-oriented approach to work, valuing open communication and diverse perspectives.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3+ years of leading and mentoring teams

  • At least 4 years of extensive experience in designing, developing web applications.

  • Knowledge on Openshift, operators etc.

  • Knowledge of Flink, Kafka, or other real-time data processing technologies.

  • Experienced in working with distributed teams.

  • Hands on experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies

  • Awareness of Open Standards

About Business UnitIBM Software infuses core business operations with intelligence-from machine learning to generative AI-to help make organizations more responsive, productive, and resilient. IBM Software helps clients put AI into action now to create real value with trust, speed, and confidence across digital labor, IT automation, application modernization, security, and sustainability. Critical to this is the ability to make use of all data, because AI is only as good as the data that fuels it. In most organizations data is spread across multiple clouds, on premises, in private datacenters, and at the edge. IBM's AI and data platform scales and accelerates the impact of AI with trusted data, and provides leading capabilities to train, tune and deploy AI across business. IBM's hybrid cloud platform is one of the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security, and operations across hybrid environments-a flexible foundation for leveraging data, wherever it resides, to extend AI deep into a business.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.

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Being an IBMer means you'll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you'll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

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