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Backend Developer
New York, NY

None required
IT Skills 1
  • Software Engineering

1 opening available

Open ended contract

0% travel

✓ Yes Direct hire employee
✓ Yes Full-time
✓ Yes Permanent
✓ Yes On-site
✓ Yes Remote work

Key features * A health benefits portfolio that provides strong support for employee well-being and preventive care, comprehensive coverage to meet a range of medical situations, and solid protection against the cost of serious injury or illness. * Income protection in case of serious illness, injury or death, including life insurance and disability benefits. * A retirement program that helps build future financial security through retirement savings and other capital accumulation programs. * Opportunity to follow leisure pursuits through vacation, personal leave and holiday plans. Eligibility Regular IBM employees are eligible for all benefit programs, except the IBM Employees Stock Purchase Plan, beginning with the first day of employment. Health care coverage (medical, dental and vision) is available for you, your spouse/eligible domestic partner and eligible children and other dependents (documentation supporting eligibility is required). IBM provides a range of options, to allo

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IBM is looking for a Back-end Developer.
Responsibilities include:
- lead developer of Think Academy backend (Bluemix, Node, Cloudant).  Think Academy backend is best described as a multi-tenant collection of generalized micro-services for building collaborative learning applications.
- technical lead / focal point for entire Think Academy platform (backend, web, mobile)
- maintain backend services
- manage cloud infrastructure and services
- architect and lead implementation of new backend services
- consult team on implementation of new features, e.g. for feature A, how to best implement across backend, web, and mobile

Immediate tasks...
... service (multi-channel message delivery including desktop push, app inbox, email, mobile push)
- event service (trigger custom actions based on server-side events, e.g. notify manager on course completion)
- group service (admin-defined groups)
- team service (user self-organize into teams)
- update CMS (evolve current or move to Drupal)
- automated backend tests
- better monitoring
- technical documentation

This Back-end Developer role is located in IBM offices in New York City, NY.

Must have the ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship.

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