Software Developer: IBM Tech Re Entry
IBM
Poughkeepsie, NY

About $93,000 - $130,000 a year

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Introduction
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's Tech Re-Entry program is looking for talented technical professionals who are looking to restart their technical careers after an absence from the workforce of 24 months or more. This paid apprenticeship will enable you to work on projects that match your expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment. During your IBM Tech Re-Entry apprenticeship program, you will have the opportunity to update your skills in a contemporary work environment. You will have access to the latest tools and technologies available and work alongside a multi-disciplinary teams to hone your expertise and deliver on client-critical solutions. You'll be able to experience the breadth of IBM resources while developing new skills and relationships. Re-Entry hires participate in ~6 month apprenticeships to refresh skills and prepare for transition to full time opportunities. The experience provides personalized technical learning to update and gain additional skills; earning badges and credentials along the way.

At IBM we have an amazing opportunity to transform the world with cognitive technology. By using the vast amounts of information available today to identify new patterns and make new discoveries, we are helping cities become smarter, hospitals transform patient care, financial institutions minimize risk, and pharmaceuticals find cures for rare diseases. Join the forward-thinking teams at IBM solving some of the world’s most complex problems – there is no better place to grow your career!

As a Software Developer position in the IBM SW CI, Integrations Delivery and Service Technology Team, you will be involved in one or multiple projects, designing, coding and unit testing, services, and/or applications that are reusable, scalable and meet critical architecture goals. Projects may include use of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to develop scripts and/or applications for automation of services enabling continuous delivery; and/or collaborate on the development of new applications.

You’ll work in an Agile, collaborative environment to understand requirements, design, code and test innovative applications, and support those applications for our highly valued customers. You will employ IBM’s Design Thinking to create products that provide a great user experience along with high performance, security, quality, and stability.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaboratively develop clean and well-documented code and deliver software products in an Agile environment and participate as a member of an Agile team.
  • Work with product owners and QA to clarify requirements/specs
  • Committed to continuous improvement
  • Workload development, modification, and maintenance
In order to qualify for this apprenticeship, applicant must have been out of the work force for a minimum of 2 years
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Fluent in the English language (listening, speaking and writing)
  • Quick learner of new systems, processes, and tools
  • Good at logical thinking, with analytical and communication skills
  • Works well in teams with strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with agile Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies and practices
  • Familiar with DevOps processes and tooling
  • Creative and innovative problem solving
  • Familiar with at least one of basic programming language such as Python, JavaScript, Java, Groovy, Ruby, C/C++, or other
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Software development experience
  • Automation experience
  • Agile and DevOps
About Business Unit
IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

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.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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.