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Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Blockchain developer you will use agile methodologies to work on key components of Hyperledger Fabric which underpins both Blockchain Platform and Blockchain Transparent Supply Chain which is in turn consumed by both Blockchain Solutions (eg IBM Food Trust) and the Supply Chain Intelligence Suite - AI Apps leading edge product portfolio. In order to do this you will be working in teams that span the entire organisation and will need to employ your excellent development and testing skills to help in the advancement of this work. You will also need to further use these skills in problem solving and speedy resolution of customer raised issues and to work with our partners in GBS on key customer projects. There will also be opportunities to work with IBM Research on new development items to be donated to the Hyperledger projects.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
We are looking for experienced Senior Software engineers with key skills in Golang or other similar server-side development experience. Deep knowledge of Blockchain is not essential but a passion for learning and an interest in this new technology is. Though we would not be looking for specific team leadership, we would be expecting technical leadership along with an ability to work well in a team. Good customer experience is also preferred as there will be a requirement to work on the support elements of our products and to provide direct help to customers.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
8+ years of software development experience
- Relevant experience of 5+ years in server-side development
Experience/Qualifications in some of the following:
Hyperledger Fabric (or other blockchain) development, architecture, integration, application experience
Distributed transaction processing or database systems
Distributed consensus systems such as Raft
Kubernetes and Docker
Networking and security including PKI, PKCS11, Hardware Security Modules (HSM)
Continuous Integration and automation skills including GitHub Actions.
Knowledge of Blockchain and related experience with Open-Source projects
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