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Frontend Software Engineer - Instana Kubernetes Monitoring

Company: IBM
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

IntroductionSoftware Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide -industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. - Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM -and our clients worldwide. - At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesFounded in 2015 and acquired by IBM in 2020, the Instana team is rapidly growing with over 200 team members distributed globally. As the leading provider of Application Performance Monitoring solutions for containerized microservice applications, Instana applies automation and artificial intelligence to deliver the visibility needed to effectively manage the performance of today's dynamic applications across the DevOps lifecycle. Founded by Application Monitoring veterans, Instana provides true AI-powered APM to help organizations deliver high performance applications today and in the future. Visit us at to learn more.In the Kubernetes Observability team, you will directly contribute to our automatic Kubernetes metrics collection, processing, and related dashboards for the Instana observability platform. Our engineering org is flat with a focus on autonomy. You'll have the opportunity to build high-visibility features in our product in support of company strategy and objectives.As a fronted software engineer on the Instana Kubernetes Monitoring team, you will be expected to:- Design, develop, and influence our software roadmap for the monitoring of Kubernetes and OpenShift clusters.- Develop our product and automated tests in JavaScript/TypeScript (UI) and React.- Provide production support to our SREs, field teams, and customers for the features we develop.- Collaborate with UX, Developers, QAs, PMs, and other Instana teams to improve our product and processes.- Thrives in a remote working environment with heavy emphasis on asynchronous communication and collaboration.- Our product updates are released fortnightly so delivery focus is important. Required Technical and Professional Expertise- 2 years' experience with JavaScript.- 2 years' experience with HTML/CSS, ideally including concepts like modularization and layout.- React experience ideally including React hooks and high-level concepts like state management.- Clean code with an eye for efficiency and maintainability.- Able to work in cross-functional teams. Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise- 4 years' experience with JavaScript.- 4 years' experience with HTML/CSS including some experience with Accessibility.- Extensive modern JavaScript experience.- TypeScript knowledge.- Experience working in self-organized product delivery teams.- Experience with JS/React testing frameworks.- Experience of Kanban or other Agile frameworks.- Experience using Kubernetes: understand various resource types/usage, common deployment patterns, and awareness of upcoming capabilities.About Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.It's time to define your career.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to: -12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19. -World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals. -Well-being programs to support mental and physical health. -Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.). -Select educational reimbursement opportunities. -Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe. -Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities. -Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.This position is eligible for participation in an IBM sales incentive plan. Actual incentive opportunity will be based on performance and the eligible Target Incentive, as addressed in the applicable plan, all of which is subject to change. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position 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.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.Key Job DetailsCategory: Software Development & SupportRequired Education: NonePosition Type: ProfessionalEmployment Type: Full-TimeContract Type: RegularCompany: (0147) International Business Machines CorporationTravel Required: Some travel may be required based on business demand

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