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Your Role and Responsibilities
In this role, you will work directly on an international Java on z team, responsible for accelerating key capabilities on IBM Z and enable clients to rapidly deploy new workloads. In a world of increasing threats, your focus will have a lens of security, unlocking the power of IBM Z through delivering enhancements in the Java runtime to our clients.
As a Java security developer, you will work in a self-managing Agile team that cultivates creativity and challenges the status quo. As a member of the team, you will have a relentless desire for continuous improvement through learning new things, championing new ideas, and embracing the idea of going beyond your comfort zone, even at the risk of failure or embarrassment. Curiosity is a must!
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
2+ years of experience in design, coding, and testing one or more major software projects in Java
Working knowledge of cryptography and communications security
Experience with scripting (e.g. ant, groovy, etc.)
Experience with DevOps environments (Jenkins, Travis, UCD, etc.)
Experience working in Unix-like operating systems
Experience with Open-source development tools and projects
Excellent communication skills and proven ability in influencing open-source community developers, academic and industry partners
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
5+ years of experience in design, coding, and testing one or more major software projects in Java and C
coding experience in C
Basic zOS fundamentals knowledge
Experience in low-level programming (e.g. assembly language) and low-level debugging
Experience in the area of JCE Framework/Java Security/TLS
Working knowledge of IBM Z software and hardware, inclusive of security capabilities
Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.
About Business UnitThe 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.
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Location StatementThis role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.
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