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Senior Software Engineer

About Us

Television today spans far beyond the traditional TV set. It’s the last few seconds of a basketball game streamed to your iPhone –and all of season two on your tablet. A leading video platform company, IBM Cloud Video enables TV networks, cable providers, and studios to offer video across screens. A highly strategic and growing area within IBM, the cloud video unit is a nimble, startup like business within one of the largest, most powerful companies in the world. We offer our employees the benefits of a large company (access to tools and resources that meet their career goals and interests, the ability to work with engaged peers across the world, excellent compensation and benefits) while ensuring that we keep our core traits as a start-up: flexibility and ingenuity. Our vision is truly unique and we are adding to our team! Please apply to IBM Cloud Video openings at: http://www-03.ibm.com/employment/?lnk=mca

The Role

The Senior Software Engineer is part of a collaborative customer requirements based team effort and develops software components for video management, processing and delivery to multiple TV platforms. The position involves technical leadership and ownership of components to include coordination of implementation effort, feature functionality and mentoring of other developers.

Link to apply: http://ibm.biz/Bdrq9f

Experience / Skills Required
  • 7+ years’ experience designing, implementing, deploying, and maintaining enterprise level, distributed systems
  • Expertise in all phases of software development using agile methodologies over multiple release cycles
  • Expertise in development best practices including but not limited to issue tracking, version control, continuous integration, code review, and testing (unit, integration, functional)
  • A pattern of success in leading development of major new functionality
  • A pattern of success in mentoring software engineers
  • Exceptional attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot, scale, and performance tune multithreaded, distributed, high performance systems
  • Extensive experience designing multithreaded applications
  • Extensive experience in common Java web application stack components including but not limited to Apache, Tomcat, Spring, Hibernate, SQL database, and Linux OS
  • Expertise in Java technologies (JSP, Servlets, JDBC, JMS)
  • Expertise in OO and SOA methodologies
  • Expertise in web application security and threats (SQL injection, XSS, CSRF, DOS, …)
  • Expertise in UI related technologies (HTML, JS, CSS)
  • Expertise in web service architectures and technologies (REST, XML)
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to understand and articulate complex ideas in both verbal and written form
  • Motivated self-starting individual and a team player
  • Enthusiasm for new technologies and their applicability to our system and domain
Additional Preffered Skills and Experience
  • Experience with data modeling in Cassandra or similar NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Groovy or other dynamic languages
  • Experience with Grails
  • Experience with Flash, Flex, AS
Benefits
  • Competitive salaries
  • Company subsidized medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life, short term and long term disability insurance
  • 401(k) and stock purchase programs
  • 15 days of vacation in the first year
  • 10 paid holidays and 2 floating days
  • Free lunch Wednesdays
  • Free snacks and drinks, including soda fountain
  • Onsite gym and showers
  • 3 scooters, 2 ping pong tables, 1 foosball table, and corn hole!
  • Regular fantasy sports leagues and quarterly cooking competitions (with prizes!)

We offer a flexible, exciting, and entrepreneurial work environment and look forward to you joining our team!

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