IBM

Senior Cloud Storage Software Developer

IBM

September 14, 2021

Introduction
Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.
Your Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for strong Software Developers and Technical Leads to join the IaaS File and Block Storage development team at IBM. The primary focus of this role will be the development, integration, and support of storage systems, using open-source storage technologies, the vendor-exposed APIs, and the internal development platform. In this role, you will be expected to take a primary part of the planning, design, development, testing, and deployment of software solutions and to provide the ongoing support for the File and Block products. In addition to primary software development, automated testing, unit test coverage, and some database design will be a part of the ongoing responsibilities in this role. Resilient, secure, and scalable development is mandatory in this role, as we are responsible for one of the core foundational products in the cloud environment.
If you are a motivated engineer who seeks responsibility, thrives when empowered, and understands the importance of personal accountability, then we would like to talk with you. As a member of the File and Block Storage development team, you have the opportunity to directly impact the continued success of the company. We strive to make IBM Cloud Infrastructure Storage a place where you want to be – a place where you are proud to work and where you are motivated to produce the best results possible.
What you’ll do:
  • As a Software Developer or a Technical Lead, you will be responsible for development in the cloud infrastructure storage area, implementing and consuming APIs in the cloud infrastructure environment.
  • Responsible for designing and developing storage integrations to enable and support cloud platform business efforts.
  • You will be required to produce code that is secure, scalable, and reliable, supported by unit tests, functional tests, and technical documentation.
  • You will also be required to participate in code reviews for your peers' development work, triage and solve live customer issues, and participate in all scrum activities. Additionally, you will monitor, measure, and improve code and data performance for the application you help to develop. All of this will take place in a strong team environment, which necessitates strong communication.

How we’ll help you grow:
You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses to become the expert you want to be. You’ll learn directly from Senior members/leaders in this field. You'll have the opportunity to work with multiple clients.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 6-10+ years of delivering code for active Cloud services/platforms.

  • Strong programming experience in Linux/UNIX systems programming

  • Experience with file systems development (e.g., Ceph, BtrFS, ZFS, Ext4, NFS)

  • Experience in Docker /Kubernetes programming

  • Excellent git skills (merges, rebase, branching, forking, submodules)

  • Microservice design and development in k8s and GoLang (preferably)

  • Experience with cloud computing technologies such as AWS, VMware, Azure

  • Strong NFS, iSCSI, Object storage, Linux virtualization skills (Xen, QEMU, KVM)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with Linux virtualization technologies such as KVM and Xen

  • k8s CRDs, k8s controller programming with watcher informer model

  • Strong NFS, iSCSI, Object storage, Linux virtualization skills (Xen, QEMU, KVM)

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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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