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IBM Senior Software Engineer-Hybrid Cloud in Yorktown Heights, New York


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

IBM Research is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to work at its T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY.

You will be expected to be proficient in C, C++ and Python programming, and must be well versed in state-of-the-art software collaboration tools, to design and implement the software stack for new AI hardware accelerators. You must demonstrate a passion for best practices in software engineering with the ability to work within a diverse team including researchers in exploratory accelerator architectures, compilers, and Deep Learning applications. Experience with the use and adaptation of Deep Learning frameworks including TensorFlow and PyTorch as well as CUDA for GPU programming is highly desirable. As a member of the software team, your responsibilities will include managing the end-to-end CI/CD of the software stack and conducting performance measurements of the Hardware/Software stack for standardized AI benchmarks (such as MLPerf).

As hardware/software co-design for specialized hardware accelerators is one of the hallmarks of the project, in addition to proven software engineering skills, a background in architecture/microarchitecture and knowledge of Deep Neural Networks is preferred. As a member of the Research team, you will need to engage in research topics and cover new domains quickly, apply high standards to developing and nurturing impactful research projects in complex unexplored domains.

Master's degree in Computer Science or a related area is required.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 2-5 years experience in C++ and Python programming

  • Experience with software development best practices, collaboration tools, CI/CD and DevOps

  • Experience in use and adaptation of deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, TVM and/or ONNX runtimes

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge of deep learning and machine learning concepts, and an aptitude to work with rapidly evolving state-of-the-art models

  • Knowledge of compilers, computer architecture, and specialized hardware accelerators

  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure and containerized deployment

  • None

About Business UnitWith more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

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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.

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