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Senior Software Architect

  • Country:US
  • State:NY
  • City:YORKTOWN HEIGHTS
  • Category:Architect
  • Required Education:Master's Degree
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:116425BR
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Job Description
IBM Research is seeking a Senior Software Architect to lead an effort for a radical new supercomputing system.

This position is located at the T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY. You will work with a system architect and a diverse team of senior software engineers, hardware engineers, and physicists to design and build a large-scale software system to support a revolutionary hardware platform. Experience with supercomputer systems, how they are used, and how they are designed, both in hardware and software is a requirement.

Master's degree in Computer Science or a related area is required. U.S. Citizenship is required.



The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proven background in mathematics or physics
  • At least 10 years experience developing system and application software for advanced supercomputers including networking, distributed processing, and database
  • Expertise and extended experience working with Unix or Unix-like systems (BSD, Linux, AIX, etc.)
  • At least 10 years experience leading and directing a team of experienced and senior software engineers
  • 10 years experience in C/C++
  • At least 5 years experience in System level programming
  • 10 years experience leading, preparing, and delivering briefings and technical presentations to senior management, executives, customers, and government officials.


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 2 years experience in Python
  • Proficient with Microsoft office products such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Project
  • Working knowledge of LaTeX
  • Technical, analytical, and have demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills


EO Statement
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.

Preferred Education: None Commissionable: No
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