IBM Senior Neworking Software Developer - IBM Cloud Innovation Lab in Austin, Texas

Are you passionate about technology? Do you love building new things? Do you want to develop the future of IBM's Cloud offerings? If you answered YES, then we have the right opportunity for you! The shift toward the consumption of IT as a service, i.e., the cloud, is one of the most important changes to happen to our industry in decades. At IBM, we are driven to shift our technology to an as-a-service model and to help our clients transform themselves to take full advantage of the cloud. With industry leadership in analytics, security, commerce, and cognitive computing and with unmatched hardware and software design and industrial research capabilities, no other company is as well positioned to address the full opportunity of cloud computing. The Cloud Innovation Lab is a team dedicated to ensuring that the IBM Cloud is at the forefront of cloud technology, from data center design to network architecture to storage and compute clusters to flexible infrastructure services. We are building IBM's next generation cloud platform to deliver performance and predictability for our customers' most demanding workloads, at global scale and with leadership efficiency, resiliency and security. It is an exciting time, and as a team we are driven by this incredible opportunity to thrill our clients. We are looking for a Software Developer to join our team, who innovates & shares our passion for winning in the cloud marketplace. This position is for a senior software developer who should have at least 8 years' experience programming with Go or C/C++ programming language, additional languages such as Java or Python would be a plus. In this role you will work as a senior technical leader within the Cloud Innovation Lab performing the following key responsibilities:

  • Technology design and architecture in the network stack.

  • Development and deployment of Network function virtualization (NFV) functionality as a virtual machine.

  • Development and deployment of enablement and control plane software.

  • Work within technical teams through the design and development process.

  • Ensure industry standard best practices are incorporated through all phases of software development.

  • Develop and deliver tests as part of a robust unit and functional testing strategy.

  • Incorporate best practices to develop system level functionality with attention to the intrinsic requirements of performance, security, quality and maintainability.

In this role, you will work closely with the Data Center Management team and across the entire Cloud Innovation Lab development organization. If you are passionate about scalable system software, networking, and cloud development and the opportunity to have great tools to work with then this may be the opportunity for you.This position will be based in Austin, TX; Littleton, MA; Raleight, NC; Rochester, MN or could accommodate a remote employee.genesis Riggs

  • 8+ years’ of development experience with Go or C/C++ additional experience with Python would be considered a plus

  • A proven track record of performing on a winning team with a demonstration ofbringing products and services in market.

  • A proven track record of system software development.

  • A proven track record of developing, delivering, and maintaining highly reliable software.

  • A deep understanding of complex system integration and methodologies for provingthe correct operation under nominal and faulted conditions of a hyperscale cloudenvironment.

  • Virtual machine environment knowledge including VMware, KVM or Xen

  • Understanding of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) stack and development experience in L2, L3, L4.

  • Familiarity with networking protocols which include: BGP, DHCP, DNS, OSPF, IGMP, IPv4/IPv6, IS-IS

  • Familiarity with Network function virtualization (NFV) functionality including L4 Load Balancers, Firewalls

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.