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Software Engineer at IBM

Nairobi Full Time Software Engineering

Organization Name: IBM

Job Title:Software Engineer

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Software Engineering

Job responsibilities

  • Conduct research in software engineers applied to cognitive computing, include performing foundational research in a wide range of topics such as, knowledge extraction, representation and retrieval from structured and unstructured data
  • Develop open source tools and use cases in addressing the “big” challenges in Africa (e.g., Healthcare, Next Generation Public Sector and Enterprise, etc.)
  • Develop novel and scalable approaches and algorithms for data ranging from small to big data

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Degree (PhD, MSc, or BSc.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Applied Mathematics or Equivalent
  • Strong background in software engineering practices including agile techniques
  • Experience in tools and methodology to improve software life cycle for cognitive applications
  • Strong publication record in top-tier conferences and journals
  • Proven communication skills and leadership experience are essential

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • 5 or more years of commercial software development experience
  • Expert skill level in programming skills (C/C++, Java, Go, Python, Javascript, Node.js, etc.)
  • Expert skill level in software engineering practices including agile techniques
  • Expert skill level in system building/debugging/testing
  • Expert skill level in building Cloud Applications using APIs and micro-services
  • Prior experience in Africa or developing countries is a plus

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.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to IBM on to apply

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