City : Markham
Category : Other
Industry : Technology/Computer Services
Employer : IBM
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Come join our team as an IBM Runtimes Open-Source Compiler team lead Developer, you will join the hundreds of developers actively contributing to our public GitHub projects, using industry standard tools like Git, ZenHub, Jenkins, and Slack. Our development lifecycle and activities, from concept to delivery, happen openly in collaboration with community developers and researchers and we support building your own developer identity and influence in the various programming languages and runtimes communities. As an IBM developer, you of course have access to the full range of IBM teams and technologies, so you are able to influence the whole stack optimization efforts in IBM, from hardware design to OS to language runtime to middleware to cloud and cloud native applications.
The IBM Java Runtimes development team is expert, enthusiastic, curious, and works in the C, C++, and Java programming languages. We work on a variety of processor architectures (x86, POWER, z/Architecture, ARM, RISC-V) and operating systems (Linux, Windows, macOS, AIX, z/OS). Our IBM Java (Semeru) runtime is the foundation of several thousand IBM products running in virtually every geography and industry; our customers include many of the world’s largest corporations.
We are looking to hire an experienced lead developer who will join the JIT (Just-In-Time) Compiler team in Toronto. You will collaborate with the team to identify performance improvement opportunities through benchmarking and analysis, implement new or tune existing features and optimizations in the JIT compiler, and collaborate with IBM and open community developers of other Java runtime components, hardware, OS, up-stack products, and frameworks to drive changes and new features to achieve optimal performance of the whole stack. You will also collaborate to ensure functional and performant implementation of new Java language features, new hardware/OS features and capabilities into our open-source Java runtime and compiler.
This role requires deep low level programming programming skills, C/C+, platform skills (Linux, systems programming skills with platform background on Linux, x86, Power Z.
You should be comfortable developing in an environment that is mostly C and C++ based. Polyglot skills are an asset, as we work in a variety of scripting languages. You should have interest in building a thorough understanding of processor architecture, whole-stack performance analysis and problem determination. Prior experience working on open-source projects and demonstrated influence in the open communities, academic research and industry standards is very desirable. We follow Agile practices where work and design is open and collaborative, but also where individuals are expected to operate with a level of autonomy and responsibility.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Strong C and C++ programming skills
- Scripting language
- Platform Experience: Linux
- Strong interest in whole-stack performance analysis and problem determination, quick prototyping, and iterative experimentation
- Experience with Open-source development tools and projects
- Strong Leadership and collaboration skills
- Excellent communication skills and proven ability in influencing open-source community developers, academic and industry partners
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience working in an open source, transparent, and agile development team
- Good understanding and experience with multiple processor architectures, e.g. x86, ARM, POWER, and Z
- Prior experience in whole stack performance analysis.
- Prior experience in Compilers, Runtimes, Operating Systems, or related areas
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Location StatementMust have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.
This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the Crimea, Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson, and Zaporizhia regions of Ukraine) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.
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