Jun 2017 Career Opportunities at IBM International in Kenya


Career Vacancies: IBM International in Kenya

Job Opportunities: IBM International in Kenya

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Research Engineer/Scientist

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Engineering / Technical

Desired Skills and Experience

  • At least 3 years experience in realizing technologies and as an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • At least 3 years experience in engineering background focused and specialization on distributed systems, security, software engineering, machine learning, and algorithms.
  • At least 3 years experience in as a research scientist manifested in a proven track record of published papers.
  • Applicants must have strong programming and quantitative skills.

Additional information

  • The ideal candidates will work in a world-wide eco-system of IBM Researchers, IBM business units and the African governments, and will have a unique opportunity to interact with world-renowned scientists and technical leaders around the globe.
  • The ideal researcher has outstanding communication skills and the ability to develop original research agendas, while still being a team player in a collaborative and supportive environment.

Software Engineer for Financial Services

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit   ICT / Computer

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to drive software development projects leveraging leading edge technologies and execute innovative development projects. As a Software developer in Research you will design and develop state-of-the-art mobile, web, and desktop applications across multiple platforms and devices. You will be expected to define and develop innovative technical solutions, and work with business & development teams to ensure these solutions have a significant impact.

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Java, Python, NodeJS, C++, R
  • Design skills: UX/UI
  • Android/iOS programming
  • Web technologies: HTML5, CSS3
  • Exceptional programmer
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of software practices and design patterns
  • Some background in machine learning, data-mining, text analytics a plus


  • Examples of side projects, curiosity and self-starter a must
  • Interest in research and cutting edge technologies
  • Can do attitude

How to Apply

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