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IBM Go Compiler Developer in MARKHAM, Ontario

Introduction

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Your Role and Responsibilities

Do you have a passion for Golang? Would you like to play an important role in IBM’s Cloud Strategy?

The IBM Compiler development team is looking to hire Open Source software developers with a passion for Golang to join our mission in developing a world class offering on IBM platforms. The IBM Toronto Lab is the compilation hub within IBM, known for developing world-class compilers and runtimes. You will get an opportunity to work alongside technical experts in both compilation and cloud development in helping to accelerate our mainframe’s journey to the cloud.

As a developer on this team, you will be responsible for working with internal teams and with the Open Source Community for designing, developing and testing the Golang compiler and libraries. You will also be responsible for optimizing and tuning that code for the IBM's Z Enterprise platform and for ensuring that those features are accepted upstream by the Golang community.

The main responsibilities of the team include:

  • enable the latest version of Golang compiler on IBM's Z Enterprise platform

  • problem determination, problem recreation, providing fixes, validating fixes and getting fixes accepted by the Golang Community.

  • optimizing and tuning that code for IBM's Z Enterprise platform

  • Collaborate with members of the container development and deployments teams situated across the globe on a daily basis.

  • Influence the design of future generation of hardware and OS enhancements thorough collaboration with IBM hardware/OS teams.

  • Software developers on the team will participate in all aspects of the software development process, from design to implementation, from testing to product delivery and support. Ideal candidates should feel comfortable working in an agile software development environment.

The job is located at the IBM Canada Software Lab in Markham Ontario, one of the largest Research and Development (R&D) facilities in Canada.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science or Engineering

  • Proficiency in open-source community development processes and tools

  • Experience in programming in C/C+- Knowledge of developing in Golang

  • Good verbal and written communications skills

  • Fluent English is mandatory

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in software debugging at system level

  • Proficiency in compiler optimization techniques

  • Experience performance analysis and tuning utilizing instruction profiling tools

  • Experience with computer architecture and operating systems

  • IBM Z software and hardware background/experience

About Business Unit

The IBM Compiler Group is looking for experienced software developers to join our world class Compiler Team. Our compilers are at the cutting edge of compilation technology, and our developers have helped deliver language standard conformance and industry leading benchmark results. We produce compilers for a range of source languages optimized for IBM POWER systems and zSeries mainframes. Our experienced developers often contribute to the design of future IBM processors, the evolution of programming languages and many have acquired extensive patent portfolios. A number of our developers have gone on to become Directors, Distinguished Engineers, and IBM Fellows.

Your Life @ IBM

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About IBM

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Location Statement

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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.

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