Who Are We?
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 and deployment.
To succeed with our transformation we need the best people running all aspects of our business from Product Positioning through to Design, Development and Support. Do you want to be part of this exciting journey and deliver innovation that matters on the platform that runs the world's core businesses?
Our software product portfolio needs people with a passion for technology and communication: people who can create great technical content that enables clients and inspires them to do even more with our software.
We're looking for an experienced technical content developer - someone who knows how to make technical content clear, concise, and relevant and to deliver it in whatever format best suits the client need. You'll hit the right spot for the user, while working to IBM guidelines and considering scale. You'll work on far more than documentation: our technical content encompasses education materials, magazine-style articles, tutorials, and many more. You will be part of a diverse, agile and design-led development community, working with developers, testers, designers, Marketing, Sales, offering managers, and more.
You'll respect our history and stay on brand, but you'll have the creativity, expertise, and enthusiasm to help take our technical content to the next level. You won't be daunted by scale. We work with over 250 000 active URLs, with millions of views a month from users all around the world, and our user base ranges from new hires with no experience through to the deepest of specialists. You'll have the support of our existing team of content developers, a large network of subject matter experts, and access to users in our clients.
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
· Experience of content authoring, delivered through one or more media
· Experience of developing and optimizing content for online delivery
· A natural flair for integrating complex ideas into content that works for the client
· A desire to learn enough about our software and our clients to be able to nail your content
· Highly collaborative
· Fluent in English
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
Secondary Job Category
Other Software Development & Support
Early Professional Track
Not Applicable - Professional Hire