Application Developer IBM Tech Re Entry

IBM | Southbury, CT, United States

Posted Date 5/27/2021

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. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM’s Tech Re-Entry program is looking for talented technical professionals who are looking to restart their technical careers after an absence from the workforce of 12 months or more. This paid apprenticeship will enable you to work on projects that match your expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment.
During your IBM Tech Re-Entry apprenticeship program, you will have the opportunity to update your skills in a contemporary work environment. You will have access to the latest tools and technologies available and work alongside multi-disciplinary teams to hone your expertise and deliver on client-critical solutions. You’ll be able to experience the breadth of IBM resources while developing new skills and relationships.
Re-Entry hires participate in ~6 month apprenticeships to refresh skills and prepare for transition to full time opportunities. The experience provides personalized technical learning to update and gain additional skills; earning badges and credentials along the way.

This role is located ONSITE in Southbury, CT (after covid).
There is no relocation offered and no remote option.

IBM is seeking an ETL DataStage Developer to join a DevOps squad in the Finance Systems Organization which manages IBM’s Indirect Tax Compliance Applications. Top candidates should demonstrate the following characteristics for success: creativity, intellectual curiosity, passion for helping others, problem-solving, appreciation for professionalism and excellence in execution. Candidates should also be detail oriented, demonstrate logical thinking, have a history of building strong relationships, and be an excellent communicator.
You will help us build, enhance and maintain our IDT Tax Compliance Legal & Mandatory solutions using skills such as DataStage, DB2, SQL, and Unix. You will also use a variety of tooling, including DataStage 11.7, Linux, GitHub, MettleCI, JIRA and QMF.

Job Duties:
• Design, develop, test, deploy and maintain the IT Technical solution
• Demonstrate a clear pride of ownership for the IT Technical solution
• Actively participate in the Agile and DevOps development process
• Propose new ideas with relentless focus on quality and continuous improvement
• Perform root cause analysis of technical and process issues

The Team
The team is located in Southbury, CT in an agile open space and uses physical and virtual tools to collaborate and manage their work. The secret to success is our people and culture. We enjoy building quality products, crafting an amazing user experience, continually reinventing and evolving how we work and having lots of fun in the process.

No remote opportunities exist (post-Covid)

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
In order to qualify for this apprenticeship, you must have been out of the workforce for a minimum of 12 months.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2+ years Application Development experience DataStage/ETL, DB2, SQL, QMF
  • Unix / Shell Scripting

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with Agile
  • Experience with XML and APIs in DataStage
  • Agile Development Practices (Scrum), Behavior Driven and Test Driven Development
  • DevOps Practices including Automated Build, Test and Deployment and Static Analysis tools and practices

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