Software Engineer (IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation)
- Permanent, Full time
- 30 Sep 16
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IBM Research is seeking highly motivated and talented research scientists and engineers as part of its newly announced innovation center on Blockchain technologies and solutions in Singapore.
Blockchains are essentially decentralized and distributed ledger of digital records. It allows any payment transaction or any document to be codified as a digital record such that it is irrevocable once it is committed in the Blockchain. Blockchain relies on cryptographic technologies to ensure the necessary security and privacy. Smart contracts on a Blockchain enable the immutable execution of business rules underlying business contracts. IBM is a leading contributor to Open Blockchain fabric such as the HyperLedger project. Many of the industry transformations such as that for Finance, Trade, Supply Chain Logistics and other industries will be built on the Open Blockchain fabric.
You will be joining IBM Research to advance industry transformations using Blockchain technologies working with research colleagues around the world. This effort will involve working actively with clients across different industries such as Finance, Trade, and Commerce to explore how Blockchains can transform as well as create new opportunities. You will help create new digital Blockchain platforms and business networks in support of these key industry transformations. New information models that leverage distributed ledgers, security models that meet industry requirements while maintaining data integrity, confidentiality and privacy, smart contract libraries and templates that support multi-party business processes, cognitive analytics and services to generate breakthrough insights, new scale-ready deployment architectures and infrastructure to enable global business networks are some of the many ways in which you will be able to help transform industries and be part of a unique team of top talent.
The Software Engineer position requires a Masters or equivalent in Computer Science and Software Engineering with experience in one or more of the following areas – cloud services, distributed systems, information management, business process management, internet-of-things – and a strong background in building enterprise-level systems. The Software Engineer role includes the design, development, testing, integration and deployment of Blockchain applications and platforms. The work will involve the dissemination internally and externally of the results of such activities through demos and application prototypes, patents, and development operations.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Masters or equivalent in Computer Science and Software Engineering with experience in one or more of the following areas – cloud services, distributed systems, information management, business process management, internet-of-things – and a strong background in building enterprise-level systems.
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
Role ( Job Role )
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Software Development & Support
Secondary Job Category
Other Software Development & Support
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Preferable if candidate holds a Singaporean Citizen/Permanent Residency due to project requirements