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Backend Developer ~ IBM ~ Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

Full Time


About the job



“Who We Are:

Machine Learning and AI are increasingly powering applications across organizations like financial institutions, healthcare, government etc. In order for AI to be successful and help improve our lives, it must be trustworthy by providing transparency and be explainable. Organizations are recognizing the importance of a holistic approach to governed data and AI technology in order to manger risk and regulations and to safeguard their brand reputations.

At IBM we are helping people and organizations adopt AI responsibly. Watson Studio Trust (aka Watson OpenScale) is an enterprise-grade environment for AI applications that provides visibility into how AI is built, is used, and delivers return on investment. We enable organizations to validate and monitor AI models deployed anywhere, to help comply with regulations and mitigate business risk. Some of the core capabilities we provide include the ability to detect and mitigate bias, monitor the accuracy and quality of models and explain model predictions.

Who You Are

Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today – planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, 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.

Your Role and Responsibilities

What You’ll Do

At IBM, you’ll be a part of the Watson Studio Trust team and help develop capabilities that enable organizations to deploy and scale AI applications that are trustworthy. Some of the core capabilities that you will develop and maintain include the ability to detect and mitigate bias, monitor the accuracy and quality of models and explain model predictions.

You will work in an innovation driven, collaborative environment to understand requirements, architect, design and implement trusted AI solutions.

You will develop proof of concepts to establish technical feasibilities

You will work with customers to help them succeed in their AI journey by adopting Watson Studio Trusted AI solutions.

You will communicate clearly on issues and challenges if any

You will mentor junior members”

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:-

  • 8-10 years experience spanning design, implementation and maintenance of applications built using micro-services architecture
  • Solid development experience in one of Python, Java
  • Experience in authoring SQL queries for micro services which interact with databases.
  • Experience in authoring build scripts for packaging services as micro-services (Maven or Ant or Gradle)
  • Experience in installing, configuring, operating, and monitoring CI/CD pipeline tools
  • Experience working with different AI/ML frameworks to build ML models.
  • Excellent debugging skills and familiarity with testing tools
  • Ability to collaborate and work independently when required.
  • Strong sense of ownership of deliverables
  • Coach and mentor junior team members

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • Comes with a strong product development background who has deep understanding of the product development lifecycle.
  • Willing to lead and work on quick proof of concepts
  • Willing to explore and learn on new AI/ML model monitoring products.

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. Critical to this is the ability to make use of all data, because AI is only as good as the data that fuels it. In most organizations data is spread across multiple clouds, on premises, in private datacenters, and at the edge. 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 approach to development, security, and operations across hybrid environments—a flexible foundation for leveraging data, wherever it resides, to extend AI deep into a business.

Your Life @ IBM

In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

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.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.