Who We Are
IBM Z is the World's most powerful business platform. Today 68% of enterprise production workloads, 80% of structured enterprise data, and 55% of all enterprise transactions, including more than 50% of the back end transactions generated from mobile enterprise applications, run on IBM Z. We are embarking on an exciting journey to transform the developer experience on IBM Z by embracing disruptive technologies spanning all aspects of development, test, deployment, and monitoring.
To accomplish this transformation, we are hiring top talent for a variety of positions including offering management, design, and development. Join us, in the IBM Hursley Software Laboratory, on this exciting journey where we are leveraging cutting edge technologies to deliver meaningful innovation or the platform that hosts a significant proportion of the world's business.
As a Backend Developer, you are part of a highly focused, self-managed Agile team who designs, develops, tests & deploys applications that run on the mainframe using modern programming languages. You will help bring digital applications to life by creating robust enterprise platforms to support rich and interactive front ends. Your expertise in designing and building high performance, reliable enterprise applications on the mainframe allows you to build the services, integration, data, analytics and algorithms required to support next generation experiences. You interface with enterprise architects and delivery teams to shape, estimate, and define the programs that turn ideas and prototypes into fully functional systems.
As a member of a dynamic team in supporting the delivery of enterprise software for a large user base, you demonstrate leadership, technical curiosity, a self-starter, creativity as well as forward thinking with a passion for growth and innovation.
IBM Hursley Park is one of IBM's longest standing (recently celebrating 60 years as an IBM site) and largest software development labs in Europe. Located in the Hampshire Countryside and only 10 minutes from historic and bustling Winchester, Hursley boasts a 3000 person strong team of technologists working on a vast range of products and projects from across the IBM portfolio. The offices, nestled into private parkland and included amongst them the original grand Queen Anne style country house, form an incredible backdrop for this established and respected community of technology experts. Hursley receives continuous investment from IBM and the facilities on site include: a new gym, social areas, restaurant, games room, cafes, club house and bar, sports fields, sports hall, tennis courts and the beautiful grounds ideal for a stroll at lunch or enjoying a picnic in the summer. Locally, there are excellent schools and transport links including, Southampton and Portsmouth ports and Southampton Airport. London is a little over an hour away from Winchester Train station, and the New Forest is nearby. Engagement is at the heart of being an IBMer and at Hursley this is particularly apparent with the variety of opportunities to participate in clubs, projects, patenting and community outreach. In fact, the culture of collaboration is why so many feel they belong here and find it such a fulfilling place to work. Why not bring your whole self to work and grow your career in this lively, fun and unique hotbed of talent and innovation?
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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.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
· Enterprise software development
· Developing in Java, Node.js, TypeScript
· Working with Java EE and Node.js runtime environments
· Microservices architecture and API design
· Designing and creating high performance and secure applications
· Designing and creating server-side automated test cases
· A self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a team environment
· Fluent in English
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
· Experience of z/OS (ISPF, TSO, JCL)
· Experience of z/OS subsystems (CICS, IMS, MVS, DB2, MQ)
Secondary Job Category
Other Software Development & Support
Early Professional Track
Not Applicable - Professional Hire