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Software Manager

IBM Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 27 Mar 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


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  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


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. This opportunity is for a new product suite, WATSONX, that IBM brought to the market in 2024. We are looking for seasoned professionals who are passionate about Data, AI, and ML.


  • Work in an innovation-driven, collaborative environment to understand requirements, architect, design, and implement functionalities/features
  • Work with customers, understand their requirements, and translate them to product features
  • Work in an agile development environment and be part of large-scale scrums
  • Contribute to all phases of software development including development and testing
  • Experience a culture of continuous learning to aid progression
  • Develop proof of concepts to establish technical feasibility
  • Mentor junior members
  • Work with various open source products and actively contribute back to their community
  • Work on cloud and software product deployments
  • Be part of the core team to set up and establish this mission

Required Qualifications

  • Should be from a development background with more than 15 years of experience
  • Led medium to large teams in the past
  • Demonstrate team-building expertise and delivery of large system integrations
  • Comfortable with agile methodology of project delivery
  • Manage senior executives and program stakeholders
  • Translate the vision and objective of the mission to the team
  • Experience as a front-end, back-end, or full-stack developer/development manager
  • Working knowledge in Container technologies: Kubernetes, Docker
  • Working knowledge of OpenShift
  • Experience working with Automation and Integration processes and tools like Jenkins
  • Experienced with tools such as GitHub
  • Experience working in an Agile/SCRUM-based environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and writing)
  • Team leading and leadership experience for Senior Bands
  • Influencing skills
  • Experience of having worked in global organizations will be an added advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with AI & ML Technologies
  • Experience with Data Engineering, Data Governance, Data Management
  • AWS or IBM Cloud expertise
  • Awareness or past experience in Big Data technologies, Spark, streaming data
  • Track record of open source contributions
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent

About Business Unit

IBM Software infuses core business operations with intelligence—from machine learning to generative AI—to help make organizations more responsive, productive, and resilient. IBM Software helps clients put AI into action now to create real value with trust, speed, and confidence across digital labor, IT automation, application modernization, security, and sustainability. IBM’s AI and data platform scales and accelerates the impact of AI with trusted data and provides leading capabilities to train, tune, and deploy AI across business. IBM’s hybrid cloud platform is one of the most comprehensive and consistent approaches to development, security, and operations across hybrid environments—a flexible foundation for leveraging data, wherever it resides, to extend AI deep into a business.

About IBM

IBM’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.

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