24 days old

Front-End Web Developer

Austin, TX 78701
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Looking for a talented, passionate and experienced front-end developer to join our product development team and help the development of the web UI for the IBM Cloud Brokerage product that powers Hybrid Cloud solutions for enterprises, on a platform that integrates public and private cloud services.
The job involves working with a dynamic and independent team of engineers and other functions such as Architecture, QA, Product Management and Delivery to design and develop advanced capabilities applying cutting edge technologies. You will work in a fast paced Agile environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules for very big customers. Your success will be characterized by the quality of your contributions, the impact you make through technical expertise and innovation and the increased satisfaction you deliver to our clients. You should be passionate about technology, a team player, and self-driven.

Responsibilities of the role:
Collaborate with architects for defining and validating the architecture and the software design of the components and modules that have to be implemented on the platform;
Design and implement components and features of the web UI using various front-end technologies, languages and frameworks;
Define together with the back-end engineers the REST APIs for the features of the services being built using JSON format (input and output) and implement the processing of the API related data;
Use various tools for building and deploying the developed features into the micro-services architecture using Docker containers;
Write unit tests and work with QA engineers for defining end-to-end test cases and helping with the automated testing for the system;
Collaborate with product managers and business analysts for understanding, refining and estimating the functional requirements of the system captured in user stories;
Collaborate with the UX team for understanding and refining the UI visual design and the user experience of the features built;
Collaborate with all the team members by using an agile process with related practices and tools.
Value Proposition:
This role is providing the opportunity to work with one of the most innovative products of IBM and of the industry in the space of cloud computing, contributing to building a platform for brokering all the cloud providers;
The selected candidate will have high responsibility in contributing to and owning important parts of the Cloud Brokerage suite of products;
The position offers the opportunity to expand the knowledge and understanding of the latest technology trends and establish a long-term career path in this space.
Personality traits:
Flexible thinking and fast learner, able to adjust quickly to changing requirements and technologies;
Advanced logical reasoning, creative thinking and analytical skills.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 3-4 years of experience as a software developer building enterprise class software products;
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience as a front-end developer, working with web technologies and frameworks and with JavaScript / TypeScript programming languages;
Experience of minimum 2-3 years with at least one of the latest JavaScript related web frameworks: Angular (2, 4, 5 or 6), React, Vue.js and tools (Node, NPM, Grunt etc);
Proficiency with building responsive web pages with HTML5, CSS and related frameworks (Bootstrap, Materialize, Carbon);
Knowledge and experience with consuming and building RESTfull APIs using JSON data and best practices related to their implementation;
Knowledge of general software architecture and software design concepts and experience of applying them in the development of commercial software products;
Some experience with software applications built on the micro-services architecture and related tools and technologies;

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Expert JavaScript developer with at least 3-4 years of recent experience in Angular 2 or above (Angular 4, 5, 6) framework and related techs (TypeScript, WebPack, ngrx, etc);
Advanced knowledge and relevant industry experience in building complex enterprise products in one or more programming languages like JavaScript, TypeScript, NodeJS;
Advanced architecture and software design knowledge, design patterns and best practices for performance, reliability and optimization;
Experience writing unit tests and other UI automated tests with various test frameworks (like Jasmine, Karma, Protractor);
Some experience and interest in UI Design and UX concepts;
Experience with the micro-services architecture, software containers and related technologies (Docker containers, Docker Compose, Kubernetes);
Some practical working experience with cloud computing technologies (like VMware) and APIs for public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and/or Softlayer;

About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking.If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS isthe place for you!

Your Life @ IBM

About IBM

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-20 Expires: 2019-11-19

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