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Application Developer Consultant

Washington, DC 20004
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Introduction


Your Role and Responsibilities
As an Application Developer Consultant, you will have the opportunity to join our world class leadership and development program designed to groom top talent entry-level consultants into tomorrows leaders.

IBM GBS consultants help organizations fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent operations for great efficiency and transform entire enterprises through the use of cognitive. This is possible by taking advantage of IBMs global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise.

We are looking for enthusiastic and digitally savvy candidates with the skills, creativity and passion to solve some of societys most complex problems with your innovative thinking and ideas. We seek the best and brightest from all walks of life from business to engineering, communications to computer science, analytics to application development, and everything in between.

The entry-level consultant development program was established to help you experience, grow and transform your consulting career with breadth and depth to remain agile in an ever-changing technological world. By providing you with a variety of project and role experiences and focused skills development opportunities, our consultants are prepared to successfully launch and accelerate their careers. New digital technologies along with cloud, mobile, analytics and cognitive computing are changing how we engage and work with one another. The entry-level consultant development program targets high performers and provides focused training, one-on-one mentoring, and career guidance to help you gain the expertise and know-how that you need to become future partners and executives.

Join IBM GBS and become part of something special:
An elite leadership development program, unmatched in the marketplace
Be part of a unique community connected with peers, project teams and other practitioners and leaders
Foster your collaboration and teaming skills with globally accessible teams
Develop a specialized skill set through experiential learning and a tailored education path
Experience a variety of roles and projects, as well as peer-led initiatives
Benefit from customized career planning and mentoring

What does the Application Developer Consultant role within Public Service entail?

Application Developer Consultants work with Public Service clients, co-creating solutions to major real-world challenges confronting the federal, state, and local governments. Public Service Consultants utilize IBMs industry leading practices, worldwide commercial experience, and IBM Research technologies to design, develop, and integrate solutions. Consultants help their clients leverage technologies, tools, techniques, and products to deliver superior services for their organization that are in compliance with strict security requirements. Consultants can work on various projects that involve the use of cutting edge technologies such as: analytics, application management/development/maintenance, Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation, big data, Blockchain, biometrics, cloud, cognitive & computing technologies, design thinking, DevOps, encryption, Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, micro-services, mobile development, cyber security and privacy, service desk modernization, system integration & architecture, testing, virtualization, and web design.

What are examples of roles an Application Developer Consultant could have?

  • Application Developer (Mobile, Blockchain, Web, Server): Application Developers can be responsible for a range of activities from building complex web or mobile applications; to designing, developing and maintaining the high performance and scalability of server-side databases and applications. These developers use their analytical, coding, and application development skills to help design, develop, and integrate solutions utilizing cutting edge technologies (i.e. cloud, mobile, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, open source), tools, techniques, and products for their clients. Application Developers can leverage one of the following programming languages to provide innovative solutions to their client: HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), NodeJs, Angular, Bootstrap, jQuery Libraries, JavaScript, programming in.NET, PostgreSQL, C++, C, Python, Java, RESTful API, JSON, and NoSQL.

  • DevOps Consultant: DevOps Consultants manage the DevOps toolchain and environment, enabling Agile development, automation, virtualization, and Infrastructure and Code (IaC) implementation to accelerate the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). These consultants are responsible for the DevOps toolchain including: JIRA, Visual Studio, Fortify, JFrog, GitLab, ANSIBLE, Jenkins, XACTA360, Splunk, Apache Guacamole, Bluemix, AWS, and Azure. DevOps Consultants can also be required to complete system administration, testing, and code debugging

What do we look for in a successful Application Developer Consultant?

We are looking for candidates that possess the following traits:
  • Genuine interest in government, our clients, and their industries, and how technology can impact, support and transform day to day business processes
  • Exposure to and/or experience with any of the aforementioned technical tools, platforms, and programming languages
  • Analytical ability to create innovative solutions informed by data and commitment in implementing the change needed to ensure a successful outcome
  • Utilizes innovative design thinking methods in solutioning client problems and has a commitment in implementing the change needed to ensure a successful outcome
  • Innate problem-solving mindset with a desire to constantly learn and grow
  • Team oriented mentality, in addition to the ability to complete work independently
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate and present information clearly and concisely to teammates and clients alike
  • A track record of leadership with a bias for action, decision making, proactivity and risk taking (within reason) to achieve a desired outcome

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited 4-year institution coupled with internship/work and/or project experience which will provide the analytical and technical acumen that translates to an entry level consulting role
  • Relocation to the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 100% of the time, if project/business needs require. Although most projects are local to the D.C. Metro Area, projects exist that require travel
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance, if needed
  • GPA above a 3.2

Degree/Majors: Business Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems/Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Science/Technology, or Software Engineering


Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited 4-year institution coupled with internship/work and/or project experience which will provide the analytical and technical acumen that translates to an entry level consulting role
  • Relocation to the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 100% of the time, if project/business needs require. Although most projects are local to the D.C. Metro Area, projects exist that require travel
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance, if needed
  • GPA above a 3.2


Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
Degree/Majors: Business Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems/Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Science/Technology, or Software Engineering

6 months of work experience preferred


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