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IBM Middleware Developer/Specialist - Modernization to OpenShift in Chicago, Illinois

Introduction

As a Middleware Developer/Specialist, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world’s technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!

Your Role and Responsibilities

As the Middleware Developer/Specialist - Modernization to OpenShift, you will be responsible to design and develop tools and asset solutions for commercial Middleware modernization. You are a technical SME, working with technical resources and project stakeholders to shape, implement and enable the cloud native transformation. The successful candidate will have deep hands-on experience with commercial/Opensource Middleware, database and Cloud technology.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop Middleware modernization assets and tool(s) strategy

  • Develop solutions for middleware modernization into container platform through modular design

  • Support campaign definition and Go-to-Market execution

  • Design and Perform Middleware Application Server Modernization

  • Perform Cloud Container replatform and refactor based on Modernization Architecture

  • Known as SME, with proven track record driving pattern identification and analysis of the middleware workloads, migrated & modernized to the target Cloud environment

  • Participate in identifying application module-based System of Engagement (SOE), System of Interactions (SOI), and System of Record (SOR)

  • Acts as a Trusted advisor for the client by listening to their pain points

  • Engages with client teams to co-create and implement Cloud Modernization strategy by identifying need for containerization, API, microservices creation or other forms of Modernization

  • Interfaces with stakeholders to clarify technical status in a clear and concise manner

  • Demonstrate innovation across the solution and delivery phases by participating in Design thinking workshops and leveraging Agile methodologies

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 7+ years of project experience in middleware Specialist and 2+ years in hybrid cloud or app cloud modernization

  • Deep hands-on experience in applications integration using Open-Source and commercial middleware such as Tomcat, MuleSoft, Tibco, Oracle WebLogic, JBoss or Open Liberty

  • Hands-on experience with databases such as Oracle DB, MySQL or PostgreSQL,

  • Experience in DevSecOps, containerization and container management

  • Knowledge in OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, Cloud, Foundry or container security

  • Experience with cloud relevant application development such as microservices and full-stack development

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Opensource or Cloud based Middleware product suites and databases- Talend, SAP Hana, Fuse on OpenShfit, Tomcat, Weblogic, Fuse, JBOSS, Adobe, MySQL, or PostgreSQL

  • Knowledge in Middleware product suites and databases such as Talend, Software AG, Talend, ActiveMQ, API3Scale, Fuse, MongoDB or Couchbase

  • Experience on ETL, ESB and BPMs or Messaging (such as Kafka, Kafka Connect)

  • Experience coding in Java, Java Enterprise Edition (JEE/J2EE), Spring and/or Spring Boot

  • Experience with Event Driven Architecture

  • Certified Cloud Architect for at least one cloud provider: AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud, or Google Cloud

  • Team player and team leadership experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Hands-on style working approach

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

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

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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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