IBM Blockchain Garage – Developer in DUBAI, United Arab Emirates

Job Description

Are you interested in building solutions that reduce fraud in financial transactions? Or how about developing an application that provides visibility to an entire supply chain so that retailers can reduce waste? Join the IBM Blockchain team as a developer, based in the Dubai Garage, and contribute to solving these interesting problems. This is a unique opportunity to make a big impact in both IBM and the IT industry!

Blockchain is a new technology that enables businesses to work together with a lot more trust, resulting in lower cost, faster transactions and less risk. You will be developing solutions on top of our IBM Blockchain platform and the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project. You will work closely with our solution architects, designers and client engagement experts to transform business processes and markets using Blockchain.

You will develop innovative solutions with clients in a variety of industries, such as Financial Services, Public Sector, Retail, and Transportation. We believe in small multi-disciplinary teams of developers, architects, designers, and industry experts that collaborate together in short sprints and iterative cycles. This role will involve significant client interaction and outputs may be used for board level demonstrations.

How we’ll help you grow:

There is a land grab for these Blockchain skills in the IT industry. You will have unique access to the growing IBM team of technology pioneers who are building a new market for IBM and a unique value proposition for the IT industry. You will also gain skills in IBM Cloud, Design Thinking, and Watson.


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or similar Technical subject

  • At least 5-7 years overall experience. Must have examples from several client-facing projects or IBM product development, which demonstrate strong technical understanding and an increasing amount of leadership experience.

  • At least 5 years of programming experience. Prior C or Go programming experience useful, Java or Javascript experience desirable.

  • Experience with Node.js is highly desirable. Experience with UI frameworks like Express framework a plus.

  • Experience of using the IBM Cloud (Bluemix) platform desirable, but not required.

  • Working knowledge of Ubuntu, Docker, and using a vagrant environment. Must be comfortable using Github.

  • Self-taught experience of using IBM Blockchain, Hyperledger or Ethereum a plus.

  • Experience of working with design thinking techniques in iterative sprints is useful.

  • IBM Middleware product understanding preferred due to breadth of customer environments this technology brings.

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, including strong presentation skills

  • Excellent time management, organizational and collaboration skills

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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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.