IBM VIDAS Senior Cloud Engineer in MULHUDDART, Ireland

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 fixed term contract with the Innovation Exchange who promote 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 help design and implement complex driver assistance systems using insights derived from data collected using visual and other Internet of Things sensor technologies. Within the project IBM will work with its partners in developing capability to better understand vehicle, driver and scene context with the aim of producing advancements that will ultimately enable semi-autonomous vehicles. The project will strive to limit human error by the study of real road traffic incidents in order to understand situational patterns and consequences as an input to the system. The Person:A person with relevant cloud architecture, configuration and implementation knowledge with demonstrable R&D experience is required. Someone with experience of cloud system requirements gathering, design, test and deployment skills would be an excellent candidate for this role. A candidate who has previously designed and developed backend systems for the collection of environmental and systems data from ad hoc wireless networks with access in vehicular environments would be an ideal fit but this is not necessarily required. The successful candidate will work with team members to share experience and ideas to deliver a combined system design for vehicle to vehicle and vehicle to cloud infrastructure and network operation. 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, PhD or a Bachelor Degree holder with significant professional experience in Electronic Engineering, Computer science or a related field.

  • A minimum 2 years Java/JEE or C++ development experience.

  • Familiar with multiple integration technologies such as SOA, Web services (REST APIs, SOAP).

  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, MongoDB.

  • Understanding of data processing using tools such MapReduce or Spark.

  • A minimum of 2 years scripting skills including Python, TCL, Unix Shell scripts (ksh, csh, bash, and sh) or equivalent.

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