Senior Software Architect

 •  IBM New York, NY

11 - 15 years experience  •  Hardware

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
New York, NY
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Job Description

 IBM Research is seeking a Senior Software Architect to lead an effort for a radical new supercomputing system.  

This position is located at the T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY.   You will work with a system architect and a diverse team of senior software engineers, hardware engineers, and physicists to design and build a large-scale software system to support a revolutionary hardware platform.  Experience with supercomputer systems, how they are used, and how they are designed, both in hardware and software is a requirement.

Master's degree in Computer Science or a related area is required.  U.S. Citizenship is required.

The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.



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Application Architect

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New Collar Role


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proven background in mathematics or physics
  • At least 10 years experience developing system and application software for advanced supercomputers including networking, distributed processing, and database 
  • Expertise and extended experience working with Unix or Unix-like systems (BSD, Linux, AIX, etc.)
  • At least 10 years experienceleading and directing a team of experienced and senior software engineers
  • 10 years experience in C/C++
  • At least 5 years experience in System level programming
  • 10 years experienceleading, preparing, and delivering briefings and technical presentations to senior management, executives, customers, and government officials.

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • 2 years experience in Python
  • Proficient with Microsoft office products such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Project
  • Working knowledge of LaTeX
  • Technical, analytical, and have demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

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