Open Source Engineer

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At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets, invent, collaborate and not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.
The IBM Global Technology Services remote open source applications support mission is in the third wave of “start-up mode”. Join us in what promises to be an incredible journey in helping customers transform their businesses onto open source projects.
IBM’s Open Source Services team is looking for hands-on technical experts with deep admin and operations experience.

Your Role and Responsibilities

– Implement solution designs for clients along with architects;
– Translate requirements into the design and development of customized system;
– Experience in Java Application deployment, configuration, tuning;
– Troubleshoot and resolve design and configuration issues in the customer’s environment;
– Create knowledge via articles, blogs or remote training.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • – At least 3 years of implementation experience on one or more of these open source projects: Apache Kafka, OpenJDK, Spring Framework, Java, Apache ActiveMQ;
    – Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    – Previous Customer Facing Role experience;
    – Eagerness to learn and expand technical competencies regularly;
    – Flexible with change.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

– Skills to develop software solutions using cloud native technologies utilizing languages such as Python, Java or Golang via DevOps best practices
– Experience with event driven architecture and messaging
– Cloud integration experience
– Existing contributions to an Open Source community or a desire to do so
– Experience collaborating (support forums, mailing lists or code) with ONE or more of these open source projects: PostgreSQL, Apache Cassandra, Apache Hadoop, Redis, MongoDB, MariaDB, MySQL, – Apache Spark, Galera Cluster, Apache CouchDB.

About Business Unit

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It’s a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, “What else is possible?” GTS is the place for you!

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Key Job Details

    • Country/Region:BG
    • State:SOFIA
    • City:Sofia
    • Category:Software Development & Support
    • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
    • Position Type:Professional
    • Employment Type:Full-Time
    • Contract Type:Regular
    • Company:(0023) IBM Bulgaria Ltd.
    • Req ID:467892BR
    • Travel Required:No Travel