IBM Software Engineer Jobs in Kenya

IBM Software Engineer Jobs in Kenya


  • Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience – it’s what IBMers do. In Africa, we’ve been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we’re looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.

  • Would you like to play a key role in building and experimenting cognitive software systems that enable humans and machines to perform better than either humans or machines? IBM Research Africa is looking for experienced software professionals with strong interest in cognitive computing and experience in implementing complex algorithms arising in instrumentation for data generation and data intensive applications spanning multiple disciplines. You are expected to work in close collaboration with other researchers and engineers and deliver production level-code to support the commercialization of the resulting assets.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct research in software engineers applied to cognitive computing, include performing foundational research in a wide range of topics such as, knowledge extraction, representation and retrieval from structured and unstructured data

  • Develop open source tools and use cases in addressing the “big”
    challenges in Africa (e.g., Healthcare, Next Generation Public Sector and Enterprise, etc.)

  • Develop novel and scalable approaches and algorithms for data ranging from small to big data

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Degree (PhD, MSc, or BSc.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Applied Mathematics or Equivalent

  • Strong background in software engineering practices including agile techniques

  • Experience in tools and methodology to improve software life cycle for cognitive applications

  • Strong publication record in top-tier conferences and journals

  • Proven communication skills and leadership experience are essential

    Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • 5 or more years of commercial software development experience

  • Expert skill level in programming skills (C/C++, Java, Go, Python, Javascript, Node.js, etc.)

  • Expert skill level in software engineering practices including agile techniques

  • Expert skill level in system building/debugging/testing

  • Expert skill level in building Cloud Applications using APIs and micro-services

  • Prior experience in Africa or developing countries is a plus

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IBM Software Engineer Jobs in Kenya


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