Research Software Engineer-Cloud Security

Yorktown Heights, New York, US

Full Time
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Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do.  Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide.  At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM is seeking a Research Software Engineer to work at its T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY.

At IBM Research, we are building the next generation Hybrid Cloud for regulated industries, incorporating unprecedented degrees of security, performance, reliability, and elasticity. The most challenging task is the definition of a first-in-class secure infrastructure, requiring an aggressive innovation strategy in the supporting software toolchain.
Desired candidates are those who are passionate about advanced innovations in the Linux eco system, to evolve it to the next generation secure Cloud infrastructure. You should have experience in virtualization technologies (e.g. virtual machines and container technologies) and have some experience in academia or industry proven in this field. Also, experience in building solutions on top of virtualization technologies such as: QEMU and KVM; Intel-VT/AMD-V/Arm Virtualization; Docker or other container runtimes; or compiler technologies for secure cloud and edge computing.
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering is required.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
-Understanding of the implementation of various Virtualization Technologies (Docker/containers/etc., virtual machines, qemu, kvm, libvirt, etc.)-1 year
-Hands on experience in at least one system programming language, such as: C/C++; Rust; Go-1 year

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
-Track record of open source project contributions-1 year-Cloud security- 1 year-Compiler technologies for security-1 year

About Business Unit
With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

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.

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.

Job tags: C Docker Go Linux Open Source Strategy
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