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Cognitive Engineer - Advanced API / Analytics Developer (Syd/Mel)


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 20/09/2017

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IT and Telecommunications / Analyst/Programmer, Developer

Job description:

Cognitive Engineer - Advanced API / Analytics Developer
(Sydney or Melbourne)

IBM is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, serving clients in 170 countries. 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. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyse. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation.
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge. We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM. We are hiring.

We are seeking a Cognitive Engineers who will be part of our Cognitive delivery engagements across Australia and New Zealand
What Does an IBM Cognitive Engineer Opportunity Offer?
  • Experience - Consulting experience and client interaction on challenging projects
  • Education & Training- Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Networking & Professional Development- IBM leadership and peer networking opportunities
  • Supportive and dynamic team work environment
  • Compensation- our employees enjoy a competitive compensation package
What will you do as an IBM Cognitive Engineer Consultant?
We offer exceptional consulting opportunities to work with some of the brightest minds in the business the Analytics and Cognitive Computing domains, specifically in the areas of Big Data, Cognitive Computing and Full Stack. Our Cognitive Engineers work as members of engagement teams, often at client sites, to bring value to our clients. You'll join a team that combines sophisticated data analytics with market-leading global solutions, deep industry insight and business consulting expertise.
Our opportunities are in Cognitive Computing to provide business insights to IBM clients through innovative solutions and services for unstructured data using IBM's Cognitive approach. You will need the following capabilities to allow you to work with IBM’s Watson:
  • National language processing by helping to understand the complexities of unstructured data
  • Hypothesis generation and evaluation by applying advanced analytics to weigh and evaluate a panel of responses based on only relevant evidence
  • Dynamic learning by helping to improve learning based on outcomes to get smarter with each iteration and interaction. This combination delivers a powerful solution:
    • To move beyond the constraints of programmatic computing
    • To move from reliance on structured, local data to unlock the world of global unstructured data
    • To move from decision tree-driven, deterministic applications to probabilistic systems that coevolve with their users
    • To move from keyword-based search to an intuitive, conversational means of discovering a set of confidence - ranked responses. If your experience is with unstructured data and advanced analytics; ability to apply semantic correlation, ontology and text analytics techniques and systems to analyze non- structured data and identify critical insights for overall business analytics across various domains. Experience in analyzing text, streams, documents, social media, speech and video with emerging Hadoop- based big data, NoSQL, National Language Processing, Search and Text analytics technologies and techniques. Possess solid skills in Java or C++ development and a good understanding of working with Hadoop, Artificial Intelligence or other cognitive computing technology.
In addition to the above, you will need Full Stack Engineering skills. You will work on these solutions across the entire tech stack. You will work with databases, distributed systems, microservices, message bus/queues, and frontend user interfaces.
  • Develop highly scalable microservices/RESTFUL Services and APIs
  • Develop user-friendly interfaces and dashboards, translation of designer mockups and wireframes into front end code.
  • Write unit and integration tests
  • Build instrumentation and metrics for monitoring and alerting systems
  • Document your work Research and implement new technologies to solve customer problems
The Candidate shall:
  • Possess required skills and education/ Bachelor degree required.
  • Demonstrate at least 3 years of hands-on experience working with full stack.
  • Maintain and grow a working knowledge of technology innovation trends and the applicability of practices to the implementation of such technologies as IoT, Blockchain, Cognitive and Advanced Analytics.
  • Expect interstate and international travel, including sustained periods of Fly-in/Fly-out (FIFO) engagements within Australia, estimated to be up to 70% of the year.
  • Be required to submit Defence security clearance (baseline) and potentially at NV or PV level.