IBM Watson Health - Software Engineer in CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts

Job Description

IBM Watson Health is looking for talented individuals destined to usher in the next era of healthcare. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming healthcare and life sciences organizations in every way. New roles are being created that never existed before to meet the demands of this transformation.

Position: Software Engineer

Location: Cambridge, MA (Boston)

Job Description:

Ready to change the way the world works? This is an opportunity for the right candidate to help take the Watson for Genomics service to the next level in helping doctors to personalize treatment plans for cancer patients. Watson for Genomics is looking for a Software Engineer to design and implement new enhancements to the service. Many enhancements are based on requirements we have gathered from our clients, others may include new security features, code optimization, streamlining deployment, usability improvements and more. In this position you will work directly with the team building new healthcare solutions using genomic analytics and serving oncologists and other specialists caring for cancer patients. You will help define, design, and build those solutions. You will need to interpret and articulate requirements and feedback from clients to the leadership and development team, helping to prioritize and create solutions roadmaps.

Interested candidates should have a demonstrated background in architecting and developing complex software solutions, following best practices in software development and producing high quality systems, scalable and easy to maintain. Candidate must have demonstrated capacity to adapt to demanding and high-pressure projects and adaptability to client’s needs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design solution based on the requirements collected from Clients and Team Genomics Subject Matter Experts

  • Implement solution with performance, maintainability and scalability considerations

  • Support QA team in verifying the solution

  • Document the design/implementation of solution

Required Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • 5+ years of experience in software architecture, design and development for large and complex distributed systems

  • 5+ years of software development experience in Java + J2EE platform

  • 5+ years of experience using tools for task management, version and source control management, preferably RTC / Git

  • 3+ years of experience in developing analytics and big data solutions

  • 3+ years collaborating with technical distributed / global teams

  • 2+ years of experience with SQL-based systems

  • Experience in applying Agile concepts, Agile Scrum Master, backlog management, running sprint demos, sprint planning sessions and retrospective meetings

  • Experience with performance, serviceability and troubleshooting of cloud-based applications

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), with English fluency

  • Client facing experience (technical and business discussions)

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Experience in Bioinformatics

  • Experience with IBM release standards (OSS, COO, Accessibility)

  • Experience with Graph Databases

  • 2+ years of experience with Web development, including JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS and middleware frameworks such as servlets and JSP.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of experience in software architecture, design and development for large and complex distributed systems

  • 5+ years of software development experience in Java + J2EE platform

  • 5+ years of experience using tools for task management, version and source control management, preferably RTC / Git

  • 3+ years of experience in developing analytics and big data solutions

  • 3+ years collaborating with technical distributed / global teams

  • 2+ years of experience with SQL-based systems

  • Experience in applying Agile concepts, Agile Scrum Master, backlog management, running sprint demos, sprint planning sessions and retrospective meetings

  • Experience with performance, serviceability and troubleshooting of cloud-based applications

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), with English fluency

  • Client facing experience (technical and business discussions)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience in Bioinformatics

  • Experience with IBM release standards (OSS, COO, Accessibility)

  • Experience with Graph Databases

  • 2+ years of experience with Web development, including JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS and middleware frameworks such as servlets and JSP.

EO Statement

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.