Full Stack Developer

Introduction
watsonx Code Assistant is an exciting new offering from IBM that strives to revolutionize enterprise software development with Generative AI. We need your expertise, your motivation and your collaboration to take watsonx Code Assistant to the next level. As a backend developer for watsonx Code Assistant, you will be responsible for designing and developing components and features for watsonx Code Assistant.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • As a software developer, you will be responsible for designing, coding, unit-testing, and perform FVT for new functions while rigorously adhering to the team's development processes.
  • You will be responsible for working in close collaboration with the development and QA team to ensure that defects found in are fixed in a timely manner. The employee will be ultimately responsible for ensuring that any shipped code is delivered on schedule and with quality.
  • Another duty will be to analyze and fix defects in existing products.
  • Be part of open, transparent agile teams who always thrive for continuous learning and contribute towards continuous improvement.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Python programming
  • Frontend development using JavaScript frameworks and Node.js
  • Microservices architecture and design
  • Source control management, preferably Git

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with AI / ML models and evaluation techniques, including Large Language Models
  • Experience in the analysis of programming languages, including parsing techniques or syntax trees
  • Working with SQL and No-SQL databases
  • Data transformation with Apache Spark and Ray
  • Experience with container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes and OpenShift
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools like Jenkins, Travis or Tekton
  • Experience with Cloud Platforms i.e. IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure
  • Knowledge/Experience with automating infrastructure, testing, and deployments using tools like Tekton, Jenkins or Cypress

About Business UnitIBM Software infuses core business operations with intelligence—from machine learning to generative AI—to help make organizations more responsive, productive, and resilient. IBM Software helps clients put AI into action now to create real value with trust, speed, and confidence across digital labor, IT automation, application modernization, security, and sustainability. Critical to this is the ability to make use of all data, because AI is only as good as the data that fuels it. In most organizations data is spread across multiple clouds, on premises, in private datacenters, and at the edge. IBM’s AI and data platform scales and accelerates the impact of AI with trusted data, and provides leading capabilities to train, tune and deploy AI across business. IBM’s hybrid cloud platform is one of the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security, and operations across hybrid environments—a flexible foundation for leveraging data, wherever it resides, to extend AI deep into a business.
This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.
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