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IBM Z-aaS Cloud Innovation Lab Full Stack Engineer in MARKHAM, Ontario


Our Mission is to drive IBM LinuxOne into Cloud via a Public/Private/Hybrid Cloud Strategy and exploit our unique highly secure and performant platform differentiation across industries and enterprises.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for a full stack software engineer that can take a high level idea or concept, and independently lead the ideation with and without sponsor users, iteratively identify requirements, develop PoCs/PoTs, establish of staged development plans, through to delivery of a v1 GA release. The candidate needs to have a breadth of knowledge and skills ranging from existing on-prem through to cloud-based platforms/solutions/technologies.


Must be eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • in-depth knowledge of RedHat technologies

  • Microservice-based architectures and designs

  • Cloud computing – Data Centers, IaaS, PaaS, Offerings

  • Docker

  • DevOps pipelines

  • Experience with multiple programming languages

  • Design Thinking and Agile development, and related tools

  • Ability to communicate to all types of stakeholders clients, executives, architects, developers

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge of LinuxONE/Z and associated software ecosystem

  • Software appliances

  • Public, private and hybrid clouds

  • Linux on Z (s390x) technologies

About Business Unit

The ZaaS Cloud Innovation Lab is a team of highly skilled and entrepreneurial full-stack engineers that focus on the next big game-changing ideas for the LinuxONE and Hyper Protect platforms. Whether it’s to look at new market/industry opportunities, to leap-frog competitors, or create brand new offerings, the Innovation Lab Team takes an initial idea and drives forward, working with sponsor users / clients, to explore and gain insight. In parallel, proofs of concepts/technologies are done, followed by developing/delivering experimental releases to the marketplace, and even bringing a first release to GA. This follow-through approach before hand-off to a permanent development team helps ensure ideas convert to real solutions.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM

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Location Statement

This 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, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Being You @ IBM

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