We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming industries and society. IBM Ireland Lab plays a key role in developing and supporting IBM’s technology in Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social, Security and Cognitive computing. This cutting-edge technology is helping the world make things in new ways. Come and help change the world by joining IBM Ireland Lab at our 100 acre Technology Campus in Mulhuddart, Dublin 15. The current opportunity is a 36 month fixed term contract with the IBM Ireland Dublin Lab’s Innovation Exchange team which promotes a fresh and energetic approach to innovation, creativity and solution architecture. An approach that is borne out by the high volume and standard of active projects within our team that have yielded several success stories to date. The principles of collaboration, knowledge sharing and leadership are promoted within our team and are the foundations that enable motivated individuals with diverse skills to function as part of a highly productive and innovative team. The Role:We are currently looking for a suitable candidate to be part of an ambitious project with a prestigious pan European network of partners. The challenge is to implement the output of the project and integrate it into IBM software products and open source solutions. Within the project IBM will work with its partners in developing Big Data algorithms/solutions/platform for social data in the healthcare space to assist healthcare organizations in Europe in utilizing the Big Data platform/techniques to improve healthcare policies and decision making. The Person:A person with solid knowledge and relevant experience on software development and system integration in general is required. Someone who has demonstrable R&D development experience would be a good candidate for this role. A candidate who has previously worked on acquisition, extraction, integration and analysis of public and/or proprietary social data, data integration solutions, modelling and visualization of data would be an ideal fit but this is not necessarily required. The successful candidate will work with team members to share his/her knowledge, experience and ideas to deliver solutions from IBM side to the project. A high level of initiative and personal drive is required as this will be an environment where you will be joining the project at ground level and helping to lead the design and shape of technical solutions as well as implementing them. Excellent verbal and written communication is required with fluency in English as well as report writing and documentation skills.
A Master’s Degree, or a Bachelor Degree holder with significant professional experience in Electronic Engineering, Computer science or a related field.
Experience with extraction, integration, management, processing and analysis of open social data.
Strong understanding of data visualization frameworks and experience with a minimum of 2 years experiences on front-end technologies.
A minimum 2 years Java/JEE or C++ development experience.
Experience of Object Oriented Design, Programing and Unit Testing.
Experience of software system integration.
Excellent verbal, written communication and technical writing skills.
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