Software Developer

Introduction
As a Data Scientist at IBM, you will help transform our clients’ data into tangible business value by analyzing information, communicating outcomes and collaborating on product development. Work with Best in Class open source and visual tools, along with the most flexible and scalable deployment options. Whether it’s investigating patient trends or weather patterns, you will work to solve real world problems for the industries transforming how we live.

Your Role and Responsibilities
We are seeking an experienced and innovative AI Solution Engineer to be specialized in foundation models and large language models. In this role, you will be responsible for architecting and delivering AI and Automation solutions using cutting-edge technologies, with a strong focus on foundation models and large language models. In this role, you will be resposible for :

  • Proof of Concept (POC) Development: Develop POCs to validate and showcase the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed AI solutions. Collaborate with development teams to implement and iterate on POCs, ensuring alignment with customer requirements and expectations.
  • Customer Engagement and Support: Act as a technical point of contact for customers, addressing their questions, concerns, and feedback. Provide technical support during the solution deployment phase and offer guidance on AI-related best practices and use cases.
  • Industry Trends and Innovation: Stay up to date with the latest trends and advancements in AI, foundation models, and large language models. Evaluate emerging technologies, tools, and frameworks to assess their potential impact on solution design and implementation.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Preferred : Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • 4+ years of experience
  • Technical Skills: Strong programming skills, with proficiency in Python and experience with AI frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or Hugging Face. Understanding in the usage of libraries such as SciKit Learn, Pandas, Matplotlib, etc. Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) , designing and delivering AI solutions, with a focus on foundation models, large language models, or similar technologies. Experience in natural language processing (NLP) and text analytics is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g. C#, Java, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design.
  • Business Acumen: Ability to understand customer needs and business objectives. Experience in working closely with customers and translating their requirements into effective AI solutions.
  • Soft Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Engage with stakeholders for analysis and implementation. Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated with advancements in the field
  • Growth mindset: Demonstrate a growth mindset to understand clients’ business processes and challenges

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in full AI project lifecycle, from research and prototyping to deployment in production environments.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with AI and/or data governance
  • Experience with building business automation or digital labor solutions
  • Experience with building customer care solutions/digital assistants
  • Experience with Red Hat OpenShift
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with vector DB’s or open file formats like parquet ,avro or orc

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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